Red Ventures, the digital marketing firm with headquarters in Indian Land, has acquired Soda LLC, a Seattle-based tech firm that owns online brands including Reviews.com, Freshome and The Simple Dollar.
Prime Minister Theresa May signaled Friday that Britain is paving the way for trade talks with other countries well before it leaves the European Union but sought to reassure partners that this would not undermine the bloc's trade aims.
U.S. stocks veered lower in early trading Friday as investors pored through earnings from General Electric, McDonald's and other big companies. Energy stocks were down the most as crude oil prices headed lower. Technology companies bucked the broader downward trend.
Bailout inspectors have returned to Greece to discuss more austerity measures and reforms, while the country's largest labor union made an international complaint against the government, arguing changes in the job market violated workers' human rights.