iPhone Launch Sets Record
Apple said it has sold more than 13 million iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus models in the three days after their launch, a record for the company.
Crunchtime for Global Tax-Avoidance Push
Nearly 50 governments are set to agree this fall to a new set of rules to clamp down on tax avoidance among multinational corporations. Their...
Alcoa to Split Into Two Companies
Aluminum maker Alcoa said it will split into two publicly traded companies, joining the recent wave of companies looking to spur growth by breaking...
Halliburton, Baker Hughes to Sell More Businesses
Halliburton and Baker Hughes plan to unload a handful of other businesses as they continue to seek regulatory approval for their $35 billion merger.
Glencore Sinks to All-Time Low On Continued Debt Fears
Shares in commodities giant Glencore sank as much as 27% to a record low as the trader and miner struggles to convince investors it will be able to...
Hapag-Lloyd Plans Frankfurt, Hamburg IPO This Year
German shipping group Hapag-Lloyd plans to list its shares this year on the Frankfurt and Hamburg stock exchanges, with the proceeds earmarked for...
Vodafone Ends Talks With Liberty Global
Vodafone has terminated talks with Liberty Global regarding a possible exchange of selected assets between the two companies.
Comcast to Buy Majority Stake in Universal Studios Japan
The largest U.S. cable operator will acquire a 51% stake in the holding company of Universal Studios Japan for $1.5 billion.
Shell to Cease Alaskan Arctic Oil Exploration
Royal Dutch Shell said it would end its controversial drilling program in the Alaskan Arctic after a disappointing drilling season.
Publishers Distance Themselves From Ad Fraud
Online media companies are eager to distance themselves from ad fraud, and to use the relative lack of fraud on their sites to help differentiate...
How Humans Can Win the Race Against the Machines
What American education needs is a technology revolution—one designed to leverage software and machines not merely to replace humans, but to...
Lenin and Stalin Look-Alikes Jostle for Tourists' Cash
Bolshevik impersonators form temporary allegiances to share territory and earnings while sniping behind each other’s backs.