FRANKFURT/HELSINKI - German carmakers BMW , Audi and Mercedes , will pay around 2.5 billion euros ($2.75 billion) to buy Nokia's maps business, a transformational deal that will help them to develop self-driving cars.
SEOUL - Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday it will create a 100 billion won ($85.8 million) fund to compensate cancer-stricken workers and their families, and for efforts to prevention such diseases at its chip and display factories.
Sun, Aug 2 2015
VIENNA - The chief executive of BMW hinted in a German paper that there was potential for another of its "i" electric car models.
- The No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier AT&T Inc said it will bundle its wireless service with DirecTV's pay-TV offerings after the $48.5 billion deal was approved last month.
NEW YORK - Verizon Communications Inc and the unions representing its wireline unit employees on the U.S. East Coast said work will go on and talks continue after their current contract expired.
Fri, Jul 31 2015
TOKYO - Mark Karpeles, the former head of defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, was arrested on Saturday in connection with the disappearance of hundreds of millions of dollars worth of the virtual currency, Japanese media reports said.
JERUSALEM - Israeli software provider Nice Systems is selling its video surveillance technologies unit to private equity firm Battery Ventures for up to $100 million, its second divestment in three months as it focuses more on its analytics business.
TOKYO - The Japanese affiliate of Ernst & Young LLC has launched an in-house investigation into its audit of Toshiba Corp in the wake of the electronics maker's $1.2 billion accounting scandal, a person with knowledge of the matter said.
- Yahoo Inc said on Friday it agreed to buy fashion start-up Polyvore to help drive traffic and strengthen its mobile and social offerings.
FRANKFURT/SAN FRANCISCO - BMW and Apple may rekindle a courtship put on hold after an exploratory visit by executives of the world's top maker of electronic gadgets to the headquarters of the word's biggest seller of premium cars.
As expected, Friday's public release of thousands more emails Hillary Clinton sent or received while U.S. secretary of state is streaked with white bars marking where the government has redacted information not fit for public consumption.