Nintendo said Monday that its chief executive Satoru Iwata has died of cancer at the age of 55.
Microsoft announced plans to cut 7,800 jobs and write down the value of its struggling mobile phone division acquired last year from Nokia by some $7.6 billion.
Netflix revealed its latest rollout of star-studded new films, with movies featuring Idris Elba, Adam Sandler and Michelle Yeoh topping its list of releases in the coming months.
Facebook on Thursday confirmed that it is dabbling in video ads and sharing revenue with content creators, in a move that would compete with Google-owned YouTube.
The Ambassador of China in Kazakhstan Zhang Hanhui assured Kazakhstan that it should not fear Chinese expansion in agriculture.
Brazil's state oil giant Petrobras slashed its five-year investment plan by a whopping 77 billion dollars -- as it tries to recover from a massive corruption scandal.
Google said on Thursday that its self-driving prototype cars have taken to streets in the Silicon Valley city of Mountain View where it has its headquarters.
The board of British chocolate maker Thorntons said it had agreed a takeover deal by Italian rival Ferrero that values the firm at about £111.9 million.
Twitter chief executive Dick Costolo is surrendering his post, handing the reins back to co-founder Jack Dorsey as the popular service struggles to boost its ranks of users.
Rupert Murdoch presented a succession plan at media-entertainment conglomerate 21st Century Fox, passing his chief executive job to his son James.
Nestle said it is challenging a ban imposed by India on its hugely popular Maggi instant noodles brand after tests showed they contained excessive levels of lead.
Google unveiled a company devoted to making a thriving business out of solving big-city problems such as overpriced housing and traffic-snarled streets.
Apple made its play to shake up online music with a new subscription service allowing users to stream songs, listen to playlists and connect with performers.
Apple is expected to unveil a ramped up music service that builds on the iPhone maker's strengths in a challenge to Spotify, Pandora and other established players.
Nestle said it was withdrawing its Maggi instant noodles from sale in India after a scare over excess lead content.
Swedish furniture giant IKEA announced that it would expand its online sales service to include home deliveries in all countries where it has stores.
Microsoft has agreed to acquire 6Wunderkinder GmbH, a Berlin-based startup behind the Wunderlist to-do list app, for between $100-200 million.
Key World Cup sponsors including McDonald's, Adidas and Budweiser expressed strong concerns after global football body FIFA was enveloped by a new corruption scandal.
McDonald's Japan unveiled a limited revamp to its menu and pricing as the under-fire burger chain fights to restore its reputation
Google and Twitter announced a partnership Tuesday to display tweets in search results, renewing a tieup that ended in 2011.
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