U.S. retail giant Wal-Mart Stores reported slightly higher quarterly sales Thursday and said better-than-expected earnings reflected the benefits of heavy investment to boost worker salaries and improve the shopping experience.
Four lucky competition winners are set to be the first people in history to use the Eiffel Tower as a vacation home next month. Rental company HomeAway is taking over part of the first floor of the iconic 300-meter landmark for the duration of the UEFA Euro 2016 soccer....
The United Auto Workers is looking to organize workers at Tesla Motors factory in California, the president of the powerful union said Thursday.
From virtual reality (VR) to a new smart-home speaker, Google is showing off just how pervasive it has become even as it's squeezed by its biggest competitors -- Facebook, Apple and Amazon.
Oil and gas services companies Technip of France and the American FMC Technologies said Thursday they have agreed to merge, creating one of the world's top companies in a sector which has been battered by low oil prices.
Apple will set up an office in southern India to develop the Maps feature for its products, the company said Thursday in its second such announcement since CEO Tim Cook arrived in the country.
German pharmaceuticals giant Bayer and U.S. agricultural group Monsanto said Thursday they are in talks on a possible merger to create a global player in pesticides and seeds, after weeks of speculation about a possible tie-up.
Suzuki on Wednesday admitted to finding "discrepancies" in its fuel-economy and emissions testing, but the firm denied deliberately manipulating data to make cars seem more efficient.
FIH Mobile, a subsidiary of Hon Hai Precision Industry, will take over Microsoft's feature phone business for US$350 million, the U.S.-based company said on Wednesday, May 18.
Jack Ma, the head of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, is withdrawing from an anti-counterfeiting convention in Florida just two days before he was scheduled to give the keynote speech.