Wells Fargo fined $1B for mortgage, auto lending abuses

Wells Fargo will pay $1 billion to federal regulators to settle charges tied to misconduct at its mortgage and auto lending business, the latest...

Audit clears Facebook despite Cambridge Analytica leaks

An audit of Facebook’s privacy practices for the Federal Trade Commission found no problems even though the company knew at the time that a...

DOJ looks into how AT&T, Verizon handle defecting customers

The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to stop consumers from easily switching...

SunTrust says ex-worker may have stolen data on 1.5M clients

SunTrust Banks Inc. says accounts for 1.5 million clients could be compromised following a potential case of data theft. The Atlanta bank said Friday that...

Starbucks to train employees on racial-bias

After a store manager interacted with black patrons, Starbucks is to implement nationwide racial-bias training.

Amazon’s reveals its Prime service has 100 million members

Amazon has persuaded more than 100 million shoppers to subscribe to its Prime service that offers free two-day shipping and other perks that help...

Georgia publisher named new leader at The Charlotte Observer

A Georgia publisher has been named the new publisher for The Charlotte Observer. The North Carolina newspaper announced Wednesday that Rodney Mahone will leave his job as...

US manufacturers seek relief from steel and aluminum tariffs

Rising costs. Delayed shipments. A baffling bureaucracy. President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported aluminum and steel are disrupting business for American companies that buy those...

High court worries about abandoning online sales tax rule

The Supreme Court sounded concerned Tuesday about doing away with a rule that has meant shoppers don’t always get charged sales tax when they...

Starbucks to train workers on ‘unconscious bias,’ CEO says

Starbucks wants to add training for store managers on “unconscious bias,” CEO Kevin Johnson said Monday, as activists held more protests at a Philadelphia...