Alibaba agreed to pay $805 million for control of TV-and-film production firm ChinaVision, amping up its competition with Tencent and Baidu.
Salvatore Ferragamo said its net profit for 2013 increased 28%, boosted by increasing revenue in most markets.
Alcatel-Lucent's global sales chief, Robert Vrij, has left the company to become Hewlett-Packard Co.'s new head of enterprise sales for the Americas region.
Edison Mission Energy won court approval of a plan to exit Chapter 11 protection via its $2.6 billion sale to NRG Energy Inc.
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.
Jos. A. Bank agreed to be bought by Men's Wearhouse for roughly $1.8 billion, in an agreement that ends a colorful takeover battle between the rival suit retailers.
As Pope Francis approaches the first anniversary of his election this Thursday, his popularity is generating a boom for religious media, a niche that rarely gathers much notice.
The U.S. business of Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. and a subsidiary have agreed to pay $27.6 million to settle allegations of improper payments to a doctor
Swedish defense group Saab AB is hiring new employees to ramp up its capacity in the "underwater domain".
Audi, the luxury car maker owned by Volkswagen, said it expects higher sales in 2014, with growth in all regions of the world, but warned that profit would be hit by investment in new models and tougher climate regulation.