China Tries to Clean Up E-Commerce

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China is tightening control over the loosely regulated world of Chinese e-commerce, a booming sector that has created behemoths such as Alibaba but has also drawn criticism for not adequately policing fake and substandard goods.

Fiat Chrysler Names Ralph Gilles as Design Head

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles promoted 23-year company veteran Ralph Gilles to head of design, succeeding Lorenzo Ramaciotti, who is retiring but will remain as a special adviser to CEO Sergio Marchionne.

Toyota Outruns Rivals in March U.S. Sales

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A familiar foe is pressuring the Detroit Three as the auto industry closes the books on its first quarter: Toyota sales rose 4.5% on luxury vehicle and truck sales as GM and Ford slipped.

Turner, Dish Reach Distribution Pact

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Time Warner Inc. and satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp. have come to terms on a new distribution pact that includes an online offering of HBO.

Wet Seal Wins Bankruptcy Court Approval for Sale to Versa

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Teen clothing retailer Wet Seal won court approval Wednesday to be acquired by an affiliate of Versa Capital Management in a deal that keeps at least 140 stores open.

Google Lab Puts Time Limit on Innovations

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Google is embracing a leaner, faster way to find the next big thing amid questions about its heavy spending.

KBR Settles Whistleblowing Charges with SEC

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The Securities and Exchange Commission charged Houston-based technology and engineering firm KBR Inc. for violating a whistleblower protection rule, its first-ever action against a company for stifling the whistleblowing process.

Orange Urged to Seek European Partner for Dailymotion

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The French government urged partially state-owned telecoms operator Orange to explore European solutions for its video streaming unit Dailymotion before entering into the final phase of a possible transaction with a Chinese investor.

One Killed, 16 Injured in Pemex Fire

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Mexican state oil company Petróleos Mexicanos said one worker was killed and 16 others injured when a fire broke out at an offshore rig in the Gulf of Mexico.

'Summer' Blockbuster That Debuts in March

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What makes a “summer” movie? As Hollywood churns out more big-budget “tentpoles,” a packed calendar from May-to-August means more such films are being released in March and April.

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