The Billionaire Perelmans Give Princeton $69m–And It Doesn’t Even Seem Like That Much Anymore

As billionaire donations to institutions of higher learning go, the $69 million pledge today from Ronald Perelman and his daughter Debra, pales in comparison to Michael Bloomberg’s November gift of $1.8 billion to Johns Hopkins and Stephen Schwarzman $350 million to MIT.

Seven missing after U.S. military aircraft ‘mishap’ off Japan

Search and rescue efforts were under way off Japan after two U.S. Marine Corps aircraft crashed in a still-unexplained mishap, leaving seven U.S. military personnel missing, U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday.

Facebook board backs Sandberg’s request to initiate research into Soros

Facebook Inc’s board backed Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg’s request to probe whether George Soros had shorted the company’s stock after the billionaire investor called the social network a “menace to society.”

Ohio lawmakers press GM CEO to shift work to plant targeted for closure

Ohio’s U.S. senators on Wednesday pressed General Motors Co Chief Executive Mary Barra to shift production from Mexico or build electric vehicles in a U.S. plant in their state that the automaker has said it intends to close.

Australia poised to force tech firms to hand over encrypted data

Australia’s parliament is poised on Thursday to pass laws requiring tech firms such as Alphabet Inc’s Google , Facebook and Apple to give police access to private encrypted data linked to suspected illegal activities.