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24 days ago
Instagram adds business profiles
Instagram adds business profiles

Photo-sharing app Instagram unveils tools to help businesses differentiate themselves from regular users to try to drive advertising revenue.

24 days ago
China’s Xiaomi buys Microsoft patents
China’s Xiaomi buys Microsoft patents

Xiaomi has bought nearly 1 500 technology patents from Microsoft, covering wireless communication, video and multimedia technologies.

24 days ago
Top Alibaba shareholder to sell $7.9bn in stock
Top Alibaba shareholder to sell $7.9bn in stock

Japanese telecommunications firm Softbank will sell at least $7.9 billion of shares in China’s Alibaba in order to raise funds to reduce its debt.

24 days ago
Former Barclays director arrested
Former Barclays director arrested

A former director at Barclays has been accused of providing inside information about impending mergers to a plumber.

24 days ago
Buffett awaits $8bn of ‘bad news’
Buffett awaits $8bn of ‘bad news’

Warren Buffett is about to get back the $8 billion - plus a little extra - that his Berkshire Hathaway invested in Kraft Heinz.

25 days ago
Volkswagen plans diesel-crisis rebound
Volkswagen plans diesel-crisis rebound

Carmaker Volkswagen has achieved “respectable results” under difficult conditions, says Chief Executive Officer Matthias Mueller.

25 days ago
Chen’s firm to acquire stake in Virgin Australia
Chen’s firm to acquire stake in Virgin Australia

Billionaire Chen Feng’s Chinese conglomerate has agreed to purchase a stake in Virgin Australia.

25 days ago
Gem-encrusted handbag sets auction record
Gem-encrusted handbag sets auction record

Designer handbags are increasingly seen as investment opportunities and are the latest craze for collectors.

25 days ago
Tata Motors surges after profit beats estimates
Tata Motors surges after profit beats estimates

Tata Motors rose to its highest intraday level in almost a year after sales gains in Europe and China helped triple its profit.

25 days ago
Mobile banking: Standard Chartered eyes Africa
Mobile banking: Standard Chartered eyes Africa

Standard Chartered moves to boost its presence in Africa at a time when some European banks are retreating from the continent.

25 days ago
Disney vows to guard its rights
Disney vows to guard its rights

Walt Disney Company fumes after performers dressed as Snow White and Captain America were sighted at Dalian Wanda’s new theme park in China.

26 days ago
HSBC boosts oversight of safety boxes in Hong Kong
HSBC boosts oversight of safety boxes in Hong Kong

HSBC has introduced stricter rules for the use of safety-deposit boxes in Hong Kong amid concerns that they’re at risk of ...

26 days ago
Samsung rewrites its mobile playbook
Samsung rewrites its mobile playbook

Samsung breaks from its past to try to reverse a slide in its mobile handset business.

27 days ago
The power cutters shaking up Britain’s energy market
The power cutters shaking up Britain’s energy market

Rather than paying utilities to produce more electricity, Britain is paying firms that guarantee to cut industrial demand.

27 days ago
Indonesia’s child tobacco workers face serious risks
Indonesia’s child tobacco workers face serious risks

Childhood goes up in smoke for the desperate youngsters who work in Indonesia’s tobacco fields.