Pressing a Google Breakup

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Some European legislators, with German government backing, are preparing a draft resolution calling for the breakup of Google, adding pressure on the EU’s new competition chief to proceed forcefully.

Is This Indonesia's Amazon.com?

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Online retailer Lazada Indonesia has faced challenges in a country where the e-commerce market is still small. But the startup’s backers are plowing ahead, hoping to get a head start over Amazon, Alibaba and eBay.

The Rules on Capital-Loss Deductions

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You typically can deduct as much as $3,000 a year in capital losses from your ordinary income. You can carry unused deductions into subsequent years until they’re used up.

Dow Chemical, Loeb Settle Board Dispute

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Dow Chemical and Dan Loeb’s Third Point settled a looming proxy fight Friday by adding four new directors next year, including two the activist investor had proposed.

European Telecoms Bet on 4G

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Iliad and other European telecom groups are rushing to invest in data-handling capabilities and faster fourth-generation wireless networks, as consumers use their phones more as devices for messaging apps and video.

Why Barnes & Noble Is Selling Beer Kits

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Barnes & Noble is diversifying into gifts like popcorn makers and turntables for the holidays, part of a new merchandising strategy as it tries to reverse declines in store traffic and prepares to split up.

TV-Streaming Firm Aereo Files for Bankruptcy

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Aereo filed for bankruptcy protection five months after the Supreme Court delivered the Internet-broadcast streaming company a fatal blow in its fight with traditional television broadcasters.

FCC Hoping Its Net Neutrality Rules Survive Inevitable Litigation

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The chairman of the FCC said the agency is trying to draw up rules on how broadband Internet providers treat traffic on their networks, while attempting to ensure that the rules can stand up in court.

European Telecoms' Merger Talk Reaches Fever Pitch

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Talk of mergers among European telecoms firms in France has been so intense that executives are openly joking about it.

VW to Invest $107.3 Billion

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Volkswagen said it would boost capital investment to $107.3 billion over the next five years, raising concern that fixed costs are spinning out of control.

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