Salesforce.com Inc.’s annual Dreamforce customer conference, set to blanket downtown San Francisco next week, will be a blend of business, technology, entertainment, philanthropy and personal empowerment.
Constellation Brands Inc. has put its Canadian wine business on the block in an auction that could reap more than $1 billion, say people familiar with the matter.
The yuan officially enters the International Monetary Fund’s official basket of reserve currencies Saturday, a trophy for China in the transformation of the communist nation’s geopolitical status.
Richard Cooley found courage on the Yale football field and lost an arm in World War II. He still managed to run Wells Fargo for 16 years, play squash and drive cars with a stick shift.
A gauge of U.S. consumer confidence—the University of Michigan consumer sentiment index—rose in September, suggesting households are feeling fairly good about the economy this fall.
Hennes & Mauritz posted a 9% fall in third-quarter profit after the Swedish fast-fashion company suffered increased markdowns on its clothing and a strong U.S. dollar.
French billionaire Vincent Bolloré, the chairman of Vivendi, refrained from seeking representation on Ubisoft’s board at a meeting of the videogame maker’s shareholders.
Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc. said it would launch bottled Dunkin’ Donuts coffee in U.S. stores early next year. The ready-to-drink coffee will be produced and distributed by Coca-Cola Co.
Alphabet Inc.’s Google has quietly opened its Waze ride-sharing service to San Francisco-area users, expanding a pilot program and confirming the company’s interest in the lucrative ride-hailing industry.
Qualcomm is in talks to acquire NXP Semiconductors, a deal that would likely be valued at over $30 billion and represent the latest merger in a rapidly consolidating semiconductor industry.
The boards of Viacom Inc. and CBS Corp. are moving quickly to explore the merger recommended by their controlling shareholder.
Nigeria’s cash-strapped government is suing some of the world’s biggest oil companies on claims they were involved in illegally exporting $12.7 billion of the country’s crude to the U.S. between 2011 and 2014.
Venture capitalist and technology evangelist Marc Andreessen has been among the most prolific Twitter users. He suddenly stopped tweeting on Saturday, and his silence on the social-media site has been deafening in Silicon Valley.
Wang Jianlin’s Dalian Wanda is on a push to extend Chinese cultural influence through movie production, cinemas and theme parks; a $1 billion bid for Dick Clark Productions.
Consumer spending leveled off in August, a sign of caution among households amid lackluster economic growth.
The new movie, a $100 million-plus production from Lions Gate, doesn’t shy away from unflattering portrayals of BP executives, who are depicted as more concerned about budgets and schedules than safety.
Just months after being acquired by Hollywood talent agency WME-ING, the UFC is going A-list, with 23 celebrities, including Ben Affleck, Adam Levine and Serena and Venus Williams, investing in the rapidly growing sport.
In a speech to hundreds of employees, AT&T Inc. Chief Executive Randall Stephenson talked about how racial tensions are ripping apart \communities and urged employees to begin a conversation to find common ground.
Hackers used an army of hijacked security cameras and video recorders to launch several massive internet attacks last week, prompting fresh concern about the vulnerability of millions of “smart” devicesin homes and businesses connected to the internet.
South Africa’s Competition Commission has raided the local offices of some of the world’s biggest container shipping operators on price-fixing allegations.
Volkswagen AG has agreed to pay up to $1.2 billion to its 652 U.S. dealers as compensation for a long emissions cheating scheme, deepening penalties the German auto maker faces.
Qualcomm is the biggest of a large crop of companies that design computer chips but leave production to partners. Now it is considering a deal that would turn it into a manufacturer, a strategy shift that adds to the substantial risks of buying NXP Semiconductors.
Jessica Alba’s Honest Co. is reformulating its laundry detergent and other cleaners, removing an ingredient that has created controversy for the company over its product claims.
Holiday hiring is expected to be flat at package-delivery giants FedEx and United Parcel Service, but that masks efforts behind the scenes to prepare for the coming wave of e-commerce orders.
Uber plans to ramp up its business in Japan, a wealthy country full of potential customers, even though its core ride-hailing service is barred from the country.
Airbus Group is to merge headquarters and eliminate an unspecified number of management jobs in a new restructuring plan to improve profitability.
The Swiss company’s ties to mining tycoon Dan Gertler, entangled in Och-Ziff’s bribery case, could pose more problems for a firm already struggling with other woes.
Microsoft is concentrating its artificial-intelligence efforts under one roof as veteran executive Qi Lu stepped down to focus on recovering from a bicycle accident.
Salesforce.com said it would press regulators in the U.S. and Europe to block Microsoft’s $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn, citing antitrust issues.
Federal regulators delayed a vote on a proposal to overhaul the market for TV set-top boxes, dealing a major setback to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler on one of his top priorities for the year.