Walt Disney Co. is in talks to acquire popular online-video producer Maker Studios for about $500 million, said people with knowledge of the talks.
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.
Dish Network Corp. was interested in LightSquared far earlier than Chairman Charlie Ergen previously said, lawyers for LightSquared said, citing newly unveiled documents.
Production company Prospect Park Networks, which tried to extend the run of soap operas "One Life to Live" and "All My Children" on the Web, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy as it continues to battle the ABC television network.
One of Walt Disney Co.'s top television executives, once considered a serious contender to become Disney's next chief executive, will resign next year, the company says.
A federal judge froze the U.S. assets of the chief executive of Mt. Gox—a once-dominant online bitcoin exchange—and two related companies.
Tesla Motors will end all electric car sales in New Jersey starting April 1, after failing to head off a proposal making it illegal for it to sell vehicles to consumers without a dealer.
SoftBank announced Tuesday it has hired former publishing executive Bruce Gottlieb to lead a new Washington office.
Salvatore Ferragamo said its net profit for 2013 increased 28%, boosted by increasing revenue in most markets.