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Salesforce.com’s CEO Marc Benioff is weighing a bid for Twitter, a move that would vault his 17-year-old business-software company into a new realm with very different challenges and risks.
Snapchat’s unveiling of camera-equipped sunglasses thrusts the messaging app maker into the cutthroat hardware business, a risky move that reflects its strength in video, but follows a shaky record by internet giants.
After a half-decade of steady gains, the U.S. labor market appears to be leveling off. What that plateau means for the economy’s trajectory is one of the biggest questions hanging over policy makers and investors.
Apple is heading toward a battle with the European Union antitrust regulator over $14.5 billion in taxes without the army of lobbyists and public relations campaigners typical in such fights.
The union representing Canadian auto workers won approval for a new four-year contract with General Motors Co., securing future investment for Canada’s weakening auto sector and eventually giving GM more capacity for its profitable pickup trucks.
To judge by recent claims, “fully autonomous” self-driving technology is just around the corner. But hopping into a car and disappearing into sleep, food or our phones won’t happen for a long time, writes Christopher Mims.
A growing movement is taking root among judges around the country to actively push younger lawyers into court.
Specialty chemical company Lanxess said Sunday it is buying Chemtura in a deal with an enterprise value of around $2.7 billion.
Furniture retailer West Elm is worried about following other chains down the rabbit hole of opening too many stores. So the company has another plan to sustain its growth: launching a chain of boutique hotels.
Digital media trade body Digital Content Next is launching an automated online ad marketplace called TrustX, in a bid to bring more transparency to online advertising.
As the biennial Paris Auto Show prepares to open its doors this coming Saturday, Europe’s auto makers have surprisingly little to complain about.
Miller Lite is picking a fight with its rival in a new ad campaign that takes direct aim at the nation’s top-selling beer: Bud Light.
This week brings speeches by the heads of central banks in the U.S., Europe and Japan, while trade, inflation and other data releases will shed light on the health of a number of large economies.
Business boot camps, called accelerators and led by entrepreneurs, are helping musicians craft long-term business plans and pitch investors to boost their exposure.
Evan Spiegel, CEO of renamed Snap Inc., calls the video-sharing sunglasses “a toy” but sees an upside to freeing his app from smartphone cameras.
India is being offered blueprints to advanced combat aircraft by aerospace companies like Lockheed Martin, Boeing and Saab as New Delhi gets ready to upgrade its aging military jet fleet.
The investment, which sprang from the friendship of the sons of the magazine founder and a Singapore businessman, provides Rolling Stone with expansion opportunities in Asia.
Some customers in South Korea have complained that replacement batteries for Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy Note 7 have been overheating and quickly losing battery power.
Marketers pouring huge sums into digital advertising are wrestling with several recent events that underscore a troubling picture: some are finding they can’t be sure how well that money was spent or what they’ve received in return for it.