SoftBank Chief Executive Masayoshi Son is pushing hard for Sprint to shed its "loser" mindset in mobile-phone industry.
Companies are launching IPOs at the fastest pace in years to take advantage of booming share prices and investor demand.
The energy industry loves to think big and tackle risky projects, but the number of those projects now underway is leading to soaring costs for people, materials and services.
Prosecutors accused leaders of the storied New York law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf of overstating revenue and using accounting chicanery to hide losses and cover up a cash-flow shortfall that began in 2008.
Abercrombie & Fitch plans to reposition its Hollister chain as a fast-fashion brand, hoping to better compete with rivals including Forever 21 and H&M.
EMC dominates the data-storage systems business. But its $23.2 billion in revenue and margins of 62.3% are inviting attacks by startups eager to disrupt its markets with cheaper, more powerful technology.
Canadian regulators on Thursday approved a plan by Enbridge Inc. to reverse the flow of a major pipeline and ship more oil to refineries in the East, a move designed to ease bottlenecks that have depressed prices.
Cerberus Capital reached an agreement to buy Safeway for more than $9 billion in what would be the private-equity firm's latest acquisition of a big U.S. grocery chain.
A growing group of tech influencers attending SXSW this week plan to avoid the marketing circus and outlandish mega-parties, opting instead for small-scale meetings and private dinners.
Staples plans to close up to 12% of its North American stores, after a weak holiday quarter raised questions about its retail footprint.
An FDA official rejected the cosmetic industry's latest proposal for a regulatory overhaul aimed at improving the safety of beauty and personal-care products.
French conglomerate Bouygues's more than $14 billion bid for control of Vivendi's French telecommunications unit SFR sets up a bidding war—and a potential regulatory battle—over consolidation in France's telecom.
Boeing said Thursday that it would freeze the pension benefits of more than 68,000 nonunion employees and will shift those workers to 401(k) retirement-savings plans, starting in 2016.
An administrative law judge's ruling held that the FAA lacks clear-cut authority to ban the commercial use of drones in the continental U.S.
Former Rio Tinto Chief Executive Tom Albanese is poised to return to mining management as the new boss of Vedanta Resources.
Workers went on strike at an IBM plant in China as the company prepares to transfer the computer-server factory to Lenovo.
Severe winter weather continued to pressure retail sales in February, but improved traffic later in the month suggests sales may pick up once the spring thaw begins.
Apple and Google are stepping on the gas to integrate their smartphones with car communications systems, but car makers are insisting the dashboard screen belongs to them.
The U.S. Justice Department's top antitrust official will be recused from reviewing Comcast's $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable.
The defense lawyers for five former employees of Bernard L. Madoff's securities firm began their closing arguments by aggressively attacking the credibility of the government's star witness in the fraud trial.
Indonesian billionaire Anthoni Salim and a group of mainly U.S. bondholders are in advanced talks on a rescue deal for vanadium miner Atlantic Ltd. to stave off bankruptcy.
Walt Disney Co.'s long-troubled interactive unit is laying off 700 workers, or about one-quarter of its staff, as it continues to consolidate its online and videogame businesses.
Pixelworks' disclosure that Apple was one of its largest customers last year lifted shares 88% and to their highest level in more than seven years.
A judge denied Apple request to seek a permanent injunction against Samsung's products but another judge completed a $929.8 million damages award to Apple related to patent litigation.
The German telecom company said it will invest in its T-Mobile US Inc. unit at the expense of earnings improvement to grow the cellular operator, even if a possible sale of the business to Sprint Corp. fails.
An FDA proposal to change the standard nutrition-facts label on food items is worrying little businesses.
Private-equity firm Cerberus Capital Management LP is working to sew up a deal to buy Safeway Inc., though its efforts to do so have been complicated by Kroger Co., according to people familiar with the matter.
General Electric Co. gave Chief Executive Jeffrey Immelt his second base pay raise in the 12 years since he took over, a reward for the company's 2013 performance.
As their job prospects continue to brighten, business-school students are opting to unshackle themselves from employers who help cover school costs for those who return after graduation.
Researchers examined the schedules of 356 chief executives in India and found that family CEOs worked 8% fewer hours than managers without genetic ties to their companies.