Microsoft (MSFT) founder Bill Gates told CNBC he's "surprised there were so few Americans" named in the Panama Papers, the massive anonymous data dump on hidden financial dealings around the globe.
U.S. auto safety regulators said there are about 85 million un-recalled Takata airbag inflators in American vehicles that will need to be eventually recalled unless the Japanese firm can prove they are safe. (Reuters)
Verizon (VZ) CEO Lowell McAdam called the views of Sen. Bernie Sanders "uninformed," after the Democratic presidential candidate publicly backed the strike against the telecom giant. (CNBC)
Florida prosecutors are expected to announce today they won't prosecute Donald Trump's campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, on a battery charge in connection with a reporter. (NBC News)
Ringo Starr, the former Beatles drummer, is the latest artist to cancel an event in North Carolina after the state passed a bill which removed anti-discrimination protections for the LGBT community. (CNBC)
Facebook (FB) has hired Regina Dugan from Google, poaching the former director of the U.S. research agency DARPA to lead a new research and development lab focused on large technological leaps. (FT)
Federal health officials may ban Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of blood-testing startup Theranos, from owning or running any labs for at least two years, after regulators said the company failed to fix "major problems" at a California lab. (WSJ)
A start-up that uses artificial intelligence to carry out complex background checks needed in today's "sharing economy" has raised $25 million from venture capital firms that have previously invested in the likes of Spotify and Dropbox. (CNBC)