August 28, 2017 / 4:54 AM / a year ago

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Aug 28

Aug 28 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

- Uber Technologies Inc chose Dara Khosrowshahi, who leads online travel company Expedia Inc, to be its chief executive on Sunday, two people with knowledge of the decision said. The selection capped a contentious search process as the ride-hailing company seeks to move past a turbulent period.

- CBS Corp, owner of the most-watched United States television network, agreed to buy Australian free-to-air broadcaster Ten Network Holdings Ltd, the broadcaster's administrators said on Monday.

- The formal agenda and corridor conversations at the annual conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City instead of arguing about the best ways to return to faster economic growth, focused mostly on making sure things don't get worse.

- A Memphis movie theater's announcement that it will discontinue its annual screening of "Gone With the Wind" over concerns that the film is insensitive has prompted a heated discussion online. (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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