Beyoncé, Jay-Z Release Surprise Album
Beyoncé announced the album, “Everything Is Love,” on Twitter and Instagram, saying it would be available exclusively on Tidal, the music-streaming...
How AT&T Beat the Government
Lead defense lawyer Daniel Petrocelli claimed he had little antitrust experience but in the end his legal strategy helped sow doubts about the...
How Computers Could Make Your Customer-Service Calls More Human
The robotic call-center agent reading from a script is getting a makeover as a number of companies develop software to give agents real-time...
Perry Ellis to Go Private in $437 Million Deal
Perry Ellis International agreed to go private in a deal valued at $437 million, four months after founder George Feldenkreis made a bid for the...
Why Media Deal Making Could Free CBS From Viacom
Viacom may have given up on CBS and now that media deals are in the air, CBS could get bought by another company, leaving Viacom all alone.
Attention, Amazon Prime Members: You're in Luck at Whole Foods
One year after Amazon.com bought Whole Foods, the e-commerce giant is offering Prime members discounts and perks at the grocery store, in an effort...
Two Former Roadrunner Executives Charged Over Accounting
Federal prosecutors filed charges in an indictment unsealed Friday against two former executives at trucking company Roadrunner Transportation...
Chip Makers: We'll End Up Paying Tariffs on Our Own Goods
The U.S. semiconductor industry bristled at President Donald Trump’s plan to impose tariffs on about $50 billion of Chinese goods, arguing they...
Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes and Her Ex-No. 2 Charged With Defrauding Investors
Federal prosecutors filed criminal charges against Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and Ramesh Balwani, the blood-testing company’s former No. 2...
National Enquirer Publisher Adds to Its Celebrity Gossip Collection
American Media, the dominant publisher of celebrity gossips publications sold mainly at supermarket checkout lines, agreed to buy three more—In...
Apple Lands Oprah Winfrey for Video Service
Apple has formed a production partnership with Oprah Winfrey to make programs for the new subscription video service it is creating.
Fresh Off Time Warner Deal, AT&T Plans Aggressive Content Strategy
One day after closing on its $81 billion deal for Time Warner, AT&T says it will be aggressive in acquiring content and building new ways to reach...