Dutch electronics and health care giant Philips says net profit rose 18 percent to 383 million euros (US$417 million) in the third quarter from the same three months last year as its health care technology portfolio recorded solid sales growth.
Senegal put into service one of sub-Saharan Africa's largest solar energy projects Saturday as it pushes to become a regional player in renewables on a continent where the majority remains off-grid.
AT&T on Saturday unveiled a mega-deal for Time Warner that would transform the telecom giant into a media-entertainment powerhouse positioned for a sector facing major technology changes.
Apple is battling to gain a foothold in Indonesia after nationalistic regulations hit the U.S. tech giant's efforts to compete in the booming emerging market against Samsung and other rivals.
The collapse of free trade talks between Canada and the European Union Friday is yet another sign of increasingly stiff resistance to economic globalization.
An all-Australian consortium comprising some of the country's wealthiest grazier families made a counteroffer Sunday for one of the world's largest cattle estates, sparking a bidding war with a Chinese-linked proposal.
Could Paris, the City of Light, soon become known as the City of Innovation helping propel young entrepreneurs to push technological and business frontiers?
In the early years of Nestle's establishment, founder Henri Nestlé invented a brand-new type of baby food with milk and oatmeal as its main ingredients: "farine lactée." The product had successfully saved the life of an infant at the time.
More Americans have access to a checking or savings account, according to a survey released Thursday by federal regulators, a sign that the improving economy is helping lift the nation's poorest households.
Sweden's environment minister on Saturday urged the European Union to ban petrol and diesel-powered vehicles from 2030.