Business Feb 17, 2020

Bayer, now with BASF, faces more Monsanto pain after trial loss

The first U.S. trial over the dicamba herbicide has landed Bayer AG and its German rival, BASF SE, with another potentially multi-billion-dollar problem. Jurors in federal court in Cape Girardeau awarded $265 million Saturday to a Missouri farmer who blamed the companies' herbicide for destroying ...

Bayer contains cyberattack it says bore Chinese hallmarks

Business Apr 5, 2019

Bayer contains cyberattack it says bore Chinese hallmarks

German drugmaker Bayer has contained a cyber attack it believes was hatched in China, the company said, highlighting the risk of data theft and disruption faced by big business. Bayer found the infectious software on its computer networks early last year, covertly monitored and analyzed ...