South Korean prosecutors sought an arrest warrant for Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong on allegations including bribery and embezzlement, ensnaring him in a scandal that has already led to the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye.
Prepare for a Cambrian explosion of electric vehicles—scooters and other “rideables” that will speed up the adoption of self-driving technology and turn transportation into a service, Christopher Mims says.
The Rome-based house has regained its buzz with new products such as straps, pompoms and bag charms geared toward shoppers tired of cookie-cutter accessories.
Environmental regulators issued a final decision Friday to keep intact tougher fuel-economy standards, rushing to lock in one of President Barack Obama’s signature climate policies.
The Supreme Court agreed to consider a dispute between Novartis and Amgen that could determine how soon cheaper, copycat versions of biotechnology drugs can be sold to consumers.
A federal grand jury indicted three Takata executives, charging them with providing auto makers with misleading test reports on rupture-prone air bags.
U.S. allegations that Fiat Chrysler cheated on diesel emissions spilled over to Europe, with authorities pressing Italy to respond to German accusations of cheating against the Italian-American car maker.
The launch of Nintendo’s new console begins a make-or-break period for a company that defined videogame hardware for three decades but now faces tougher competition.
French prosecutors said they have opened an investigation into Renault on suspicion of emissions fraud and assigned three judges to the case.
Federal Reserve and Treasury Department officials in August 2011 had privately formalized a plan to make on-time payments on Treasury debt and delay paying other government bills if Congress and the White House failed to reach an agreement to raise the federal borrowing limit.
Billionaire Wang Jianlin’s property-to-entertainment conglomerate reported its first revenue decline in at least six years, citing a softening commercial-property market.
Sanford Wadler, the former general counsel of Bio-Rad Laboratories, will be using sensitive material from the life sciences research company to support his case in a wrongful-termination lawsuit.
Macy’s Inc., a company in search of growth, is losing its chief growth officer. Peter Sachse, who has held the post for about a year, will be leaving as part of the broader layoffs announced by the retailer last week.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is shuffling its leadership ranks five months after buying Jet.com Inc., giving several top executives responsibility for both online and in-store operations.
Sergio Marchionne’s hopes of leading the car maker back to financial health seem increasingly remote, as the company faces accusations and the potential of billions of dollars in fines.
Internal documents show SpaceX’s bottom line is vulnerable when things go awry and that the aerospace firm sees revenue from its planned satellite-internet business eventually helping finance Mars missions.
Ten Iridium Communications satellites, set to go into orbit Saturday, are ushering in a new chapter in air-traffic control—which the U.S. aviation industry plans to sit out for now.
U.S. customs officials have seized $25 million worth of aluminum linked to a Chinese billionaire accused of stockpiling the metal across the world, according to people familiar with the matter.
The Wall Street Journal said a libel lawsuit brought by casino magnate Sheldon Adelson against one of its reporters has been settled. The suit stemmed from a 2012 article that described Mr.
Lowe’s Cos. is cutting thousands of workers and shuffling the jobs of thousands more, according to people familiar with the matter, as the home-improvement retailer tries to adapt to shifting shopping habits.
French optical-lens maker Essilor said it would merge with Luxottica, the Italian maker of Ray-Ban glasses to create an eyewear giant with a market value of almost $50 billion.
Space Exploration Technologies Corp. blasted a rocket with 10 commercial satellites into space, rebounding from a catastrophic accident in September.
The sale of the operator of a Long Beach, Calif., container terminal has provoked stiff opposition from Hanjin Shipping Co.’s U.S. creditors, many of whom say the deal is designed to bypass them.
A little over a year after emerging from bankruptcy protection, teen retailer Wet Seal LLC is exploring a liquidation or going-concern sale, among other options, according to people familiar with the matter.
Lockheed Martin Corp. Chief Executive Marillyn Hewson said Friday the company was close to reaching a deal on the next batch of F-35 combat jets, remarks that followed another meeting with President-elect Donald Trump.
Americans boosted spending on cars and gasoline in December, causing overall retail sales to climb quickly despite consumer cutbacks in other areas.
SpiceJet plans to buy 100 additional jets from Boeing, potentially ordering up to 205 planes as the Indian carrier seeks to ride the world’s fastest-growing major market for commercial aviation.
The heir to South Korea’s biggest business empire emerged from a marathon grilling by prosecutors after 22 hours of questioning, a $5 lunchbox and a bowl of noodles.
A federal judge on Thursday ruled that Oliver Schmidt, one of the six Volkswagen AG executives charged in the company’s emissions-cheating scandal, will remain in custody without bond ahead of trial in Michigan.
The U.S. budget deficit widened last month compared with a year earlier, and forecasters anticipate a growing mismatch between government spending and revenues in the coming years.