Amazon posted a massive sales bump but failed again to turn a profit, even as it has hinted at a growing resolve to boost margins.
As the shipping industry struggles with high fuel costs and tepid demand, some innovators say that high-tech sails may hold the secret to cheaper and cleaner fuel.
GM reported an 80% drop in its second-quarter net profit, with earnings hit by $2.5 billion in pretax charges related to vehicle recalls and money set aside to fund a victim compensation plan.
Google has approved just over half of its received requests to remove Web-page links from individual name-search results in Europe, according to a person familiar with the matter.
McDonald's and meat supplier OSI Group date back to the Ray Kroc days in the 1950s. Now, OSI is scrambling to restore its reputation after an expired-meat scandal involving a unit in Shanghai.
Wal-Mart's U.S. chief, Bill Simon, who struggled to lift sales as it fought off competition from dollar stores and online retailers, will leave the company Aug. 8, the retailer said.
Zillow is in advanced talks to buy rival online real-estate information service Trulia, according to people familiar with the matter, in a deal that could give their fast-growing websites more power.
Comcast has begun extending fiber optic cable all the way to customers' homes in certain parts of its service area, as it competes with all-fiber providers on Internet speeds.