Patrick Industries acquires Michigan company

Elkhart-based Patrick Industries Inc. (Nasdaq: PATK) has acquired Michigan-based Inland Plywood Co., a supplier, laminator, and distributor of plywood and other specialty products.

Microsoft confirms talks seeking to buy US arm of TikTok

In a statement, Microsoft said Microsoft and ByteDance have provided notice of their intent to explore a deal resulting in Microsoft owning and operating the TikTok service in the U.S., Canada, Australia and New Zealand. The company said it expects those talks to conclude by Sept. 15.

Purdue startup bringing STEM learning to isolated students

Explore Interactive wants to turn game play into serious learning for elementary students kept away from classrooms during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Purdue startup is marketing an augmented reality platform that teaches science, engineering and math.

USF moves football to spring 2021

The University of Saint Francis has decided to move its football schedule to spring 2021 due to concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Other USF sports are expected to compete in the fall, and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has moved all fall national championship tournaments to the spring.

7-Eleven owner is buying Marathon Petroleum’s Speedway gas stations for $21 billion

With this deal, 7-Eleven would have a presence in 47 of the top 50 most populated metro areas in the United States, the company noted in a press release.