Ford seeks partnerships as it looks beyond car-making May 23, 2016 12:26PM

By Joseph White

DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co (NYSE: F) Chairman Bill Ford said on Monday the automaker would look for more partnerships with other companies as it moves to expand beyond manufacturing and selling cars and trucks.

"You’ll see a lot of partnerships, a lot more than you used to see in the auto industry," Ford told reporters after addressing a conference on entrepreneurship in Detroit.

Ford did not disclose... (continue reading...)

Yum! Brands' (YUM) Pizza Hut Debuts New Hershey's Toasted S'mores Cookie May 23, 2016 08:41AM

Pizza Hut, the pizza restaurant company that serves and delivers more pizzas and desserts than any other pizza company in the world, is making it easier than ever to savor the traditional campfire s'mores flavor, thanks to the new Hershey's Toasted S'mores Cookie, delivered directly to your door.

Available for a limited time beginning May 23, the Hershey's Toasted S'mores Cookie combines the familiar flavors of a classic campfire treat – s'mores – without leaving the... (continue reading...)

Hackers probe defenses of Middle East banks : FireEye May 23, 2016 06:27AM

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Hackers are probing the defenses of banks in the Middle East, targeting employees with infected emails which gather information about the banks' network and user accounts, FireEye researchers said. 

FireEye, a U.S. cyber security company investigating the February attack on Bangladesh's central bank in which hackers stole $81 million, said there was no apparent connection with the heist or related attacks on banks in Ecuador and... (continue reading...)

Secret Service shoots gun-wielding man near White House May 20, 2016 04:00PM

By Megan Cassella

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Secret Service agent shot a man who brandished a gun near the White House on Friday while President Barack Obama was out golfing, and the man was taken to a hospital in critical condition, officials said.

The Secret Service, which protects the president and his family, briefly locked down the White House as a precaution, and Vice President Joe Biden was secured within the White House complex... (continue reading...)

New U.S. food label rules to require added sugars to be detailed May 20, 2016 10:41AM

By Lisa Baertlein

(Reuters) - The United States plans a major overhaul of the way packaged foods are labeled, the Food and Drug Administration announced on Friday. Serving sizes will be adjusted to reflect how much people actually eat, and for the first time labels will list added sugars.

These are the first significant changes since the Nutrition Facts label was introduced more than 20 years ago. They come as an increasing number of... (continue reading...)

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