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France’s Orange is considering launching a bid to tie up with Telecom Italia in a sign that European telecommunications companies are continuing to push forward a wave of consolidation across the region.
Amgen took a step forward in its efforts to make its Kyprolis cancer therapy a standard treatment for many multiple myeloma patients, saying the drug performed better than older rival Velcade in a study.
NXP Semiconductors and Freescale Semiconductor have agreed to merge in a deal that values Freescale at $11.8 billion and would create a combined company with a market value of more than $30 billion.
Southern California ports are thinking about ways they can speed things up after a labor dispute contributed to near gridlock in their operations. Cargomatic, a sort of Uber for cargo, is one solution.
Investors will get their first look on Tuesday at a full year of Glencore’s financial results since it acquired Xstrata and its ample coal reserves in 2013. Coal prices are off about 25% since then.
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp. is entering the world of virtual reality, part of its move to diversify its product line to boost sales.
Is it possible to never pay for wireless-phone service again? For 30 days, WSJ reporter Ryan Knutson disconnected his iPhone from AT&T and lived entirely off the free Wi-Fi connections—and it worked.
Telecom firms trying to connect billions more people to the Web aren’t sure if Facebook is their friend or foe. Tensions between the phone and Internet industries will be on display at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
Samsung introduced a new flagship phone, the Galaxy S6, with a double-curved screen and its own mobile-payment service, as the Korean giant looks to keep pace with Apple and Xiaomi.
The federal communications agency is using a new argument to override state laws limiting cities’ ability to run their own Internet service.
German utility RWE and an energy-investment fund led by Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman signaled that they would proceed with a $5.6 billion deal for oil-and-gas fields over the U.K. government’s objections.
When telecom and tech leaders convene in Barcelona for Mobile World Congress this week, one topic will rise above the rest: regulation.
With its new Galaxy S6 smartphone, Samsung is looking to jump ahead of Apple and Google in one of the most competitive battlegrounds in mobile software and services—payments.
When it comes to building better hardware and much improved software, the sixth time’s the charm
Solid early returns for ‘American Sniper’ and ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ and solid lineup of blockbusters like ‘Furious 7’ and a new ‘Star Wars’ have analysts predicting that 2015 will be a banner year for America’s cinemas.
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway posted lower earnings for the fourth quarter amid investment derivative gains of $192 million.
Blackstone Group co-founder and CEO Stephen Schwarzman took home about $690 million in dividends, compensation and fund payouts for 2014, a nearly 50% increase from 2013.
The U.K. government said it won’t approve the sale of British North Sea natural gas fields from German utility RWE to an investment fund backed by Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman over concerns the oligarch is a future target of European sanctions.
U.S. officials and business groups are objecting to a draft Chinese antiterrorism law that they say will serve as a new way for Beijing to acquire proprietary information or nudge foreign technology companies out of the vast market.