In China, tech-industry leaders and investors hail Elon Musk as a genius and visionary worth cheering on. So it comes as no surprise to them that Tencent, the country’s most valuable company by market capitalization, invested $1.8 billion in his electric-car maker, Tesla.
McDonald’s will switch to fresh beef from frozen in its Quarter Pounder burgers at the majority of its restaurants nationwide by mid-2018 in one of the biggest moves the company has made to turn around its struggling U.S.
Toshiba shareholders, some of them in tears, denounced management at a shareholders’ meeting and asked why the Japanese conglomerate had plowed billions of dollars into a now-bankrupt U.S. nuclear business.
The Trump administration is signaling to Congress it will seek mostly modest changes to Nafta in upcoming negotiations with Mexico and Canada despite President Trump having called the trade deal a “disaster” during the campaign.
The European Central Bank’s recent moves mark the first steps in winding down its aggressive monetary stimulus and the bank could soon take fresh steps toward an exit if economic data remain strong, a top ECB official said.
More than 200 companies have expressed interest in submitting plans to help design and build a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico, as the Trump administration seeks to fulfill a key campaign promise despite significant obstacles.
ConocoPhillips is selling the bulk of its Canadian oil-sands assets to Cenovus Energy to pay down debt and significantly increase stock buybacks, marking the latest exit from the oil sands by non-Canadian player.
Quidsi, manager of Diapers.com and Soap.com, spent 7 years with Amazon after rising to prominence shipping diapers and other household staples largely for free.
Snap Inc. has signed a pact with NBCUniversal for the 2018 Winter Olympics that will make the popular messaging app a home for Olympic-themed content and allow NBCUniversal to sell Games-related geofilters and “lenses” to advertisers for the first time.
Companies and countries are scrambling to adjust to a strange new world created by a decade of economic retrenchment and an upswing in populism.
Ford Motor is hiring 400 engineers from BlackBerry’s mobility-solutions unit to work on development of internet-connected vehicles, according to people briefed on the matter.
Congress has voted to overturn Obama-era internet privacy rules. Now the path is clear for telecom giants like Verizon and AT&T to build detailed profiles of their customers’ behavior and sell that information to marketers.
General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt defended efforts to reduce emissions and fight climate change after President Donald Trump reversed rules pushing U.S. utilities to use cleaner-burning fuels.
A key measure of profits at U.S. companies continued to gain traction in the final months of 2016 as broader economic growth remained steady and modest.
The Tempe, Ariz., police report revealed Uber’s sport-utility vehicle was hit after entering an intersection on a yellow light and that turning traffic blocked both parties’ views before the collision.
The proposal, if approved by the Federal Communications Commission, would effectively loosen a national cap on audience share for station owners and could touch off a wave of deals among media companies.
Accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers will stay in charge of balloting for the Academy Awards despite an error that led to the announcement of the wrong film as the Best Picture winner.
Two black women have filed a lawsuit against Fox News Channel, its parent company 21st Century Fox and a former senior executive at the cable network alleging racial discrimination.
The French election, which may see two parties that have never held power in a May runoff, is the starkest and most consequential contest yet in the world’s ideological divide between nationalism and globalism, Greg Ip writes.
American, Delta, United and others are prepping streamlined systems that could skew their lost-luggage stats.
A Chinese executive who left Walt Disney after an internal inquiry has links to a Hong Kong company that used Disney’s brand for a project in China without approval, documents show.
After spending years fighting Amazon.com to force it to collect sales taxes, U.S. states are turning their attention to the individuals and small companies that account for a growing share of the online marketplace’s sales.
The Trump administration on Thursday is expected to announce a $6.5 billion deal with AT&T to build a nationwide wireless broadband network for first responders, a project that was proposed after the 9/11 terrorist attacks but has struggled to get off the ground.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell slightly last week, the latest sign of steady job growth.
Most Federal Reserve officials expect to raise short-term interest rates two more times this year, but some are now warning a brightening economic outlook could prompt them to lift borrowing costs even more.
Lululemon Athletica Inc. issued a weak outlook for the current quarter, blaming spring clothing that wasn’t colorful enough to entice shoppers to its website or stores.
The FCC said it would cede oversight of companies providing subsidized broadband service to low-income Americans under the Lifeline program, arguing the responsibility belongs to the states.
British carriers face the prospect of having to cease serving some markets should Britain and the EU fail to negotiate an accord to preserve the kind of market access provided by the European air-traffic agreement.
Ford said a $295 million charge for recalls covering vehicles with fire risks and faulty door latches would contribute to a lower first-quarter profit, the second time in less than a year that safety concerns have dented its bottom line.
Real-estate developer Kushner Cos. ceased talks with a Chinese insurer for a planned Manhattan skyscraper deal amid conflicts-of-interest concerns given Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner’s White House position.