Here’s a look at some of the companies the Yahoo Finance team will be watching for you.
Facebook (FB) is now facing a ban in Papua New Guinea. The government there is shutting down access to Facebook for one month so it can crack down on fake users and study the site’s impact on the population.
Alibaba (BABA) is making some moves in health care. The Chinese e-commerce giant is selling a slew of businesses – including its online pharmacy – to a Hong Kong-based affiliate. This comes as it pledges to transform the state-dominated health care sector. Alibaba’s CEO calls health care a “strategically important area” with “strong growth potential.”
Apple (AAPL) is reportedly going high tech with the screens for its new iPhones. South Korea’s Electronic Times says Apple is ditching LCD screens in favor of OLED panels. Those displays offer richer colors and image quality but are much more expensive and are in short supply. It’s already on the pricey iPhoneX.
Pandora (P) is hoping a new streaming plan is a hit with its users. The music service is launching new $15 a month family plans. It’ll let you add up to six users to the same account. Competitors Spotify (SPOT) and Apple Music already offer family plans. Pandora says it hopes the new plans will help it retain customers