Reflecting investor caution, the key Apple Inc. supplier prices its initial public offering at the bottom of its proposed range, bringing the potential size of its total share sale to $3.2 billion.
Beyond Verbal, other developers are using voice analysis to assess people's emotions, enabling app users to have fun and companies to keep tabs on employees, screen job applicants.
German steelmaker and industrial conglomerate ThyssenKrupp has scrapped the sale of its railway and construction businesses after failing to attract an acceptable bid.
Paul Bulcke's pay fell to $11.34 million in 2013, chocolate maker reveals in its annual report.
Ahold is buying Austrian retailer Spar's supermarket business in the Czech Republic for $265 million.
Chiquita of the U.S. and Fyffes of Ireland are merging to create the world's largest banana company, in an all-stock deal valued at about $1.07 billion.
A consortium including Blackstone Group and TPG is preparing to bid roughly $5.5 billion this week for manufacturing company Gates Global.
Activist shareholders are spooking some bondholders, and the companies they target are seizing on the fears to rebuff their attacks.
Unilever bought a majority stake in Chinese water-purification company Qinyuan, moving into a market with high demand for clean water.
The world's third-biggest iron-ore producer by volume is continuing efforts to sell its West African iron-ore exploration assets.