Friday, January 23, 2015
Microsoft pulled back the curtain Wednesday on the upcoming Windows 10 operating system focused on bringing harmony to the diverse array of Internet gadgets in people's lives.
LG Electronics Inc. said it will start selling a new curved smartphone next week in its latest effort to bring the curve to a mass market.
Standard & Poor's agreed on Wednesday to pay the U.S. government and two states more than US$77 million to settle charges tied to its ratings of mortgage-backed securities.
E-commerce giant eBay will slash 2,400 jobs — seven percent of its workforce — in the current quarter as it restructures and prepares to spin off its PayPal finance unit, it said Wednesday.
Netflix is ramping up efforts to conquer the world with its streaming video service, even as competition is heating up in the growing market for Internet television.
Google is planning to sell wireless phone service directly to consumers using the networks of Sprint and T-Mobile, according to reports published Wednesday.
Virgin Australia said Thursday it will cut fuel surcharges on flights to the United States and reduce airfares in response to plunging oil prices, putting pressure on fierce local rival Qantas.
Hyundai Motor on Thursday posted a steep drop of more than 20 percent in fourth quarter profits as a strong won continued to blunt its price competitiveness against Japanese rivals.
American Express said Wednesday it plans to cut more than 4,000 jobs this year, about 6 percent of its total workforce.
Shares in a cinema firm owned by Chinese tycoon Wang Jianlin, who this week bought a 20-percent stake of Spanish football club Atletico Madrid, surged 44 percent on their trading debut Thursday.