Some company news is none of your business and some is everyone's business -- that's where Business Wire comes in. The firm electronically distributes company press releases and other information to news media, online services, and databases worldwide. Business Wire disseminates full-text news releases in more than 200 industry segments. The company operates some 30 offices in eight countries via more than 20 news bureaus. It has partnerships with major news organizations such as Agence France-Presse, Associated Press, Bloomberg, Dow Jones, and Thomson Reuters, as well as regional and local news agencies. Lorry Lokey founded Business Wire in 1961. It is a subsidiary of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway.