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New versions of Windows have usually sparked sales of personal computers, but it isn’t clear whether Microsoft Corp.’s release of Windows 10 on Wednesday can reverse a four-year slide in PC sales.
BP swung to a loss in the second quarter, as earnings were hit by lower oil prices and a multibillion-dollar charge relating to its recent Deepwater Horizon settlement.
Auto makers are finding more buyers with money and a desire to flaunt their rides snapping up an emerging class of $50,000 and up pickups that have the same leather, electronics and appointments as a luxury car.
General Motors plans a $5 billion initiative with China’s SAIC Motor to overhaul how it develops cars for emerging markets, committing to a family of lower-cost Chevrolets for developing markets by 2019.
Classically trained composers cue up steady royalties by writing music for reality shows like ‘Survivor,’ ‘Dancing With the Stars,’ ‘The Bachelor’ and ‘The Bachelorette.’
The administration’s push to clinch a sweeping Pacific trade deal this week faces stiff opposition over concerns—ranging from human trafficking to antigay laws—that have little to do with trade.
Procter & Gamble is expected to soon name David Taylor as CEO, succeeding A.G. Lafley, who came out of retirement to take a second stint running the company.
Aggressive push in online video, ‘native’ ads and ‘big data’ are at the center of Joe Ripp’s strategy to save the company Henry Luce built.
Federal investigators looking into the 2014 crash of a Virgin Galactic-backed experimental rocket ship are poised to highlight safety lapses during flight preparation, according to people familiar with the matter.
When Mylan moved its legal home to the Netherlands it gained not just tax savings, but a Dutch corporate rule book that gave it more levers to resist takeovers, such as Teva’s $40 billion proposal.
Nike and Apple have agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit brought by consumers regarding the efficacy of the Nike+ FuelBand, and will offer partial refunds to people who bought the fitness-tracking device.
Regulators who hit Fiat Chrysler with a $105 million settlement vowed to continue a crackdown on car makers over safety lapses.
Many U.S. companies, from tech startups to drug makers, are secretly seeking to go public. Yet some that file confidentially face very different fates: Their filings spark interest from prospective acquirers.
Modular method of constructing nuclear facilities has run into problems such as costly delays and who will bear the brunt of the expense.
New orders for durable goods rose a seasonally adjusted 3.4% in June from a month earlier, the Commerce Department said.
Republic Airways said a worsening pilot shortage is forcing it to cut its flying for big U.S. airlines, hurting the regional carrier’s profit and sending its stock plummeting by half.
Delta Air agreed to spend $450 million for 3.55% of China Eastern, extending the U.S. company’s strategy of taking minority stakes in overseas carriers.
Baidu Inc. said its second-quarter earnings rose 3.3%, as revenue growth was mostly offset by the Chinese search-engine giant’s higher expenses.
Procter & Gamble is expected to announce as early as Thursday that company veteran David Taylor will succeed CEO A.G. Lafley.
French tycoon Patrick Drahi has extended a two-year shopping spree, buying into French media company NextRadioTV in a bid to push more content to his growing legion of cable customers.