Twitter agreed to acquire data partner Gnip, in a sign that the messaging service wants a bigger role in analyzing tweets for businesses hungry for insights from social media. It also hired a new product chief.
A Swedish organization that advises and represents private investors recommended Scania AB shareholders accept Volkswagen AG's offer to buy the remaining shares in the Swedish truck maker..
Yahoo's earnings report provides evidence that the company may be winning back advertisers, and that Alibaba had a strong December quarter.
Abbott Laboratories' first-quarter earnings fell 31% as the health-care products company reported negative currency impact masked modest overall sales growth.
Grainger said its first-quarter profit edged up 2.3% as the industrial-goods supplier reported revenue growth in its U.S. business and strength online, masking lower sales in Canada.
St. Jude Medical Inc. said its earnings rose 12% as the medical device maker reported modest sales growth at its core heart-rhythm device business.
Danone posted a drop in first-quarter sales as price hikes hit sales volumes in key markets, adding to challenges the French dairy giant is already facing in China and Europe.
U.S. Bancorp's first-quarter earnings fell 2.2% as the regional lender posted weaker mortgage banking revenue.
Amazon.com, Microsoft and Google are battling over the future of corporate computing, and companies that use their services are reaping the benefits.
Bank of America said it swung to a first-quarter loss as results were hurt by $6 billion in legal charges and slumping mortgage originations.