Retail

Walmart will raise wages for 165,000 employees

Walmart, the nation’s largest private employer, said Thursday that it was raising wages for 165,000 of its workers, as it revamps leadership roles in its stores. The pay increases, which will affect about 11% of the company’s U.S. employees, come as Walmart is undergoing a transformation to a more digitally focused retailer and seeks to...

Microsoft

TikTok chooses Oracle as U.S. 'technology partner,' rejecting Microsoft

Oracle emerged late Sunday as the surprise victor in wooing short-term video app TikTok, which is proposing a compromise to the Trump administration that would allow it to potentially keep its current ownership, according to people familiar with the discussions. The people, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss the deliberations freely, said...

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Israeli and Emirati film industries to cooperate after deal

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Film agencies in Israel and the United Arab Emirates announced an agreement Monday to collaborate on television production, the latest development to follow a U.S.-brokered deal between the countries to normalize relations. The Abu Dhabi Film Commission, an Emirati government agency, said it reached an understanding with the Israeli...