FTC loses antitrust challenge to Facebook Parent Meta

WASHINGTON—Federal judge refuses to stop meta-platforms Inc. META 2.79% acquisition of virtual reality startup Within Unlimited, offering a setback to antitrust authorities at the Federal Trade Commission seeking to block the deal, a person familiar with the decision said. In a sealed court ruling issued overnight, U.S. District Judge Edward Davila in San Jose, Calif., … Read more

Airbus relaunches Qatar Airways order following paint dispute settlement

LONDON—Airbus EADSY 2.15% SE has agreed to revive orders for nearly 75 planes from Qatar Airways after reaching an agreement with the Middle Eastern carrier over a long-running dispute over paint peeling on its wide-body A350 models. An Airbus spokesman said it will now deliver 50 narrow-body A321s and the remaining 23 twin-aisle A350s previously … Read more