General Electric has agreed to give Alstom three additional weeks to consider GE's $17 billion offer for the French engineering company's energy-related operations.
The House on Thursday passed legislation to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of American phone records, the first legislative response to the disclosures by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
According to an indictment, Hitoshi Hirano fixed prices of heater control panels sold to Toyota Motor Corp. between 2003 and 2010. The panels were used for vehicles made in the U.S. and elsewhere.
China's government announced Thursday it will examine information technology for possible security flaws, a move that comes amid tensions with Washington over accusations of cyber spying.
China is carrying on a high-stakes balancing act aimed at building influence and access to resources abroad without damaging ties with its most important economic partner — the United States.
Vietnam pledged to help companies whose factories were targeted during anti-Chinese riots last week, offering tax breaks and other incentives to try and undo some of the damage to its reputation as a low-risk country for foreign manufacturers.
Sony Corp. Chief Executive Kazuo Hirai said Thursday the company accumulated huge losses because it didn't respond quickly enough to changing market conditions, but promised a return to profit next year.
Unilever PLC says it has agreed to sell ownership of its Ragu and Bertolli brand sauces in North America to Japan's Mizkan Group for $2.15 billion.
China's manufacturing contraction eased in May, suggesting the slowdown in the world's second biggest economy is stabilizing.
The United Nations slightly lowered its forecasts for global economic growth in 2014 and 2015 citing a variety of reasons including the exceptionally cold winter in the U.S., the escalating political crisis in Ukraine, and financial turbulence earlier this year.
State media have reported that investigators found as much as $160 million in cash at the home of Wei Pengyuan, deputy chief of the coal bureau.
BMW Japan Corp. said Wednesday it will launch the new four-door 4 Series Gran Coupe on June 21 in Japan as part of its plan to introduce more than 10 new models to the country in 2014.
FBI Director James Comey told a Senate committee Wednesday that there are two kinds of companies: those that have been hacked by the Chinese and those that just don't know it yet.
Engineers at the French railway network forgot to go and measure the actual distance between tracks and platforms — a mistake that will cost 50 million euros ($68 million) to fix.
Chief executives of major German companies have turned down invitations to this week's St. Petersburg International Economic Forum amid tension between Russia and the West over Ukraine.
FDA investigators haven't been able to prove that treats made in China are making pets sick, but since 2007, it has received more than 4,800 complaints of pet illnesses and more than 1,000 reports of dog deaths after eating Chinese-made treats.
Pressed to provide more details about its plans for its overseas cash, Google revealed that $20 billion to $30 billion is earmarked for the acquisition of foreign companies and technology rights held outside the U.S.
China launched the ARJ21 project in 2002 in an attempt to break into the Western-dominated aircraft market. The plane was promised for 2007 but delivery was pushed back due to technical problems.
The very term “supply chain” implies a straight line and a singular operating mode, with tight linkages moving goods smoothly from mode to mode and location to location. In Asia-Pacific, however, this concept is unrealistic.
Delivery of 28 helicopters was scheduled to begin in 2012, but Sikorsky has clashed with Canadian officials over production, support and other issues.
Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel says the move is designed to prevent spy software 'Made in Germany' from being used for internal repression by autocratic regimes.
A Chinese company said Tuesday that four of its workers died last week in riots in Vietnam triggered by China's deployment of an oil rig in disputed seas.
The gathering Tuesday is designed to illustrate growing interest in the United States by firms capable of creating high-paying jobs.
Friction between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine won't spell the end of the International Space Station, the head of NASA said, dismissing concerns that one of the world's most prestigious scientific endeavors could fall victim to political disagreement.
China on Tuesday warned the United States was jeopardizing military ties by charging five Chinese officers with cyberspying and tried to turn the tables on Washington by calling it "the biggest attacker of China's cyberspace."