Apple Investigates Reported iCloud Risks

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Apple said it is investigating reports that vulnerabilities in its iCloud service were exploited to hack the accounts of celebrities, leading to the publication of nude photos and videos.

Decree Stirs Fears for Hong Kong as Finance Hub

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Beijing is pressing unpopular changes to Hong Kong's election laws that some say threaten to undermine the pillars that have made the city a commercial success at the doorstep of the world's second-biggest economy.

Luxottica CEO Steps Down

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Luxottica Group SpA, the world's largest eyewear maker, said Andrea Guerra had stepped down as chief executive, as expected, after almost 10 years.

McDonald's Overhauls China Food-Safety Strategy

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McDonald's is overhauling its food-safety strategy in China after problems with a supplier hit the fast-food chain's image and eroded sales in the country.

EU Queries Facebook, WhatsApp Rivals

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European Union antitrust officials have sent a detailed questionnaire to competitors and customers of Facebook and messaging service WhatsApp as they probe the proposed $19 billion deal.

China Gives Microsoft Deadline

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China has given Microsoft 20 days to provide a written explanation of what was described as problems with compatibility and bundling, adding pressure on the company amid an antitrust investigation.

Select Income REIT to Buy Cole Corporate Income Trust

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Select Income agreed to acquire non-listed real-estate investment trust Cole Corporate Income Trust in a deal valued at $3 billion, including the assumption of $298 million of mortgage debt.

Dollar General Raises Family Dollar Bid

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Dollar General said it raised its bid for Family Dollar Stores to $80 a share and took to steps to help allay antitrust concerns.

Germany Imposes Ban on Uber

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A regional court in Frankfurt imposed a nationwide ban on Uber Technologies' cab-hailing service, a serious challenge to the company's ambitious expansion plans in Europe's largest economy.

Euro-Zone Producer Prices Fall

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The prices of goods leaving the euro zone's factory gates resumed their decline in July, an indication that the currency area won't soon escape a lengthening period of very low inflation that threatens to undermine its fragile economy.

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