Telecom Italia said it will explore options to integrate its Brazilian unit with Oi SA as Brazil’s telecom sector undergoes a major shake-up.
Some European legislators, with German government backing, are preparing a draft resolution calling for the breakup of Google, adding pressure on the EU’s new competition chief to proceed forcefully.
Law firms Simpson Thacher and Paul Weiss are raising year-end bonuses for associate attorneys by as much as $40,000, partly reflecting this year’s resurgence in lucrative mergers-and-acquisitions work.
Three Mexican groups involved in media and publishing have submitted bids for the two broadcast network concessions that the government is tendering to introduce competition for the country’s incumbents Grupo Televisa and Azteca.
Canadian mining company Nevsun Resources Ltd. said Friday that it would defend itself against a lawsuit filed in a British Columbia court, calling the human-rights allegations against it and an African subcontractor “unfounded.”
CNN and other networks owned by Time Warner Inc.’s Turner Broadcasting have been restored on Dish Network Corp.’s satellite TV service as part of a short-term accord between the battling media companies.
Honda is in talks with several suppliers besides Takata Corp. about securing replacement parts for vehicles recalled over defective Takata-made air bags, people knowledgeable about the matter said.
Dillard’s unveiled a $500 million stock buyback program Friday, a day after an activist investor began pushing for change at the department-store operator.
Carnival and Italian cruise ship-building company Fincantieri are exploring the possibility of a joint venture in China to support the growth of the industry in that market.
Dow Chemical and Dan Loeb’s Third Point settled a looming proxy fight Friday by adding four new directors next year, including two the activist investor had proposed.
The growth in the compact-crossover sector is explosive. These cars offer the raised seating position and higher sightlines consumers love with the stability and versatility of a car-based wagon. Now, BMW and Lexus are entering the market in a big way.
A U.S. auction of wireless spectrum has collected $34 billion in bids, turning what was expected to be a relatively sleepy affair into a major windfall for taxpayers and posing enormous commitment of capital for the carriers.
The chairman of the FCC said the agency is trying to draw up rules on how broadband Internet providers treat traffic on their networks, while attempting to ensure that the rules can stand up in court.
Four years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster, giant new oil projects are returning to the Gulf of Mexico—bigger and more expensive than ever.
JBS, the world’s biggest meat producer, said it would buy Brazil’s poultry company Big Frango Group for $165 million.
The European Union’s executive arm has begun a review of aviation policy that could trigger changes in everything from consumer-rights protection to airline-ownership rules.
A D.C. appeals court has granted TV channel-owners a preliminary victory in their standoff with the FCC over disclosure of programming contracts, raising the prospect of further delays to the agency’s review of big pay-TV industry mergers.
Ann Inc., the owner of the Ann Taylor and Loft brands, said its inventory at the end of the November quarter was up 8% from a year earlier, skewed by a surge at Ann Taylor.
Internet-broadcast streaming company Aereo Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection five months after the Supreme Court delivered the technology a company a fatal blow in its fight with traditional television broadcasters.
Walt Disney and Shanghai Media Group are expanding their movie-producing partnership to develop TV shows, and cooperate on marketing and content distribution.
The U.S. and Mexico have reached an aviation agreement that will expand access for passenger and cargo airlines flying between the two countries, the State Department said Friday.
Barnes & Noble is diversifying into gifts like popcorn makers and turntables for the holidays, part of a new merchandising strategy as it tries to reverse declines in store traffic and prepares to split up.
Aviva PLC announced plans for a £5.6 billion takeover of Friends Life Group in an all-share deal that it said would create the largest insurance, savings and asset-management company in the U.K.
Online retailer Lazada Indonesia has faced challenges in a country where the e-commerce market is still small. But the startup’s backers are plowing ahead, hoping to get a head start over Amazon, Alibaba and eBay.
Danish auto designer Henrik Fisker unveils his next venture at the L.A. Auto Show: modifying Ford Mustangs that will reach 725 horsepower and cpst more than $100,000.
Teen retailer Abercrombie & Fitch said it has signed a franchise agreement, the first in the company’s history, with Grupo AXO to bring its namesake and Hollister brands to the Mexican market.
Ford said its aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup mated with a new 2.7-liter, turbocharged V6 can achieve 22 mpg, the best of any gasoline-fueled pickup available.
Canadian railroads have reduced the number of railcar orders farmers will be able to place this crop season in a bid to manage rail congestion.
Talk of mergers among European telecoms firms in France has been so intense that executives are openly joking about it.
Volkswagen said it would boost capital investment to $107.3 billion over the next five years, raising concern that fixed costs are spinning out of control.