Chinese anticorruption agents are investigating a senior official at a government agency that has probed Microsoft Corp. and global pharmaceutical majors amid China’s tougher enforcement of its anticompetition laws.
Eight-year-old carpooling service BlaBlaCar is gaining on the back of Europe’s deteriorating public-transport and as a low-key and long-distance alternative to trains.
South Korea, the U.S. and Japan will sign a trilateral intelligence-sharing pact next week to better cope with North Korea’s increasing nuclear and missile threats, officials in Seoul said.
Germany’s HeidelbergCement has agreed to sell operations in North America and the U.K. for $1.4 billion to a U.S. affiliate of Lone Star Funds.
U.S. watchmaker Fossil hopes $1,595 timepieces will bridge gap between mass market and high-end.
RadioShack has shut more stores in the past two months than the rest of the year, though it’s hard to tell the difference. The chain still has a heavy surplus of stores in many local markets.
About 300 small, niche theaters are showing the movie “The Interview,” which was yanked by Sony last week after big theater chains refused to show it due to a terrorist threat.
A decade ago, battered Australian technology stocks became the target of reverse takeovers by resources companies. Now, the opposite is happening.
Pharmalot: A new year always brings new challenges, and the pharmaceutical industry certainly has its share, says columnist Ed Silverman.
Microsoft’s Xbox Live and Sony’s PlayStation Networks experienced user-connection problems on Christmas Day, for which a hacker group claimed responsibility.