Swiss Re, the world's second-largest reinsurer, said on Thursday that second-quarter net profit rose 2 percent on fewer natural disasters.» Read More
Brazil Summer Olympics' athletes will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becoming ill and unable to compete. The Associated Press reports.
A bitter succession battle at Lotte Group escalated with the founder's sons sparring over their father's mental capacity and control of the conglomerate.
Yahoo will be unrolling a new app that seeks to make video calling as private as texting.
Boeing Chairman Jim McNerney said the company was considering moving "key pieces" of the company to other countries, amid the Ex-Im Bank controversy.
Greece's stock market will not reopen on Thursday and may not open on Friday either due to technical issues at local banks.
Citi's Mark May says this is how Twitter can hit revenue forecasts next year.
Cramer made his remarks after the company reported quarterly profits and revenues.
In an effort to make America's low altitude airspace safe for package delivery, Amazon is proposing a "drone zone," USA Today reports.
The sweltering heat is expected to last unusually long, NBC News reports.
Hermes’ iconic Birkin Bag may not have its name for much longer, as the inspiration behind the handbag has demanded some dramatic changes.
Federal officials are investigating why an Allegiant Air passenger jet nearly ran out of fuel before landing at a North Dakota airport.
Former NBA star Vin Baker is now training to manage a Starbucks franchise in Rhode Island, the Providence Journal reports.
Russian-backed hackers have devised a way to hack US computers using Twitter and photo data, according to a new report.
Belgian chemical group Solvay will buy U.S. peer Cytec for $5.5 billion to boost its presence in lightweight composites for planes and cars.
PSA Peugeot Citroen posted positive first-half net income for the first time in four years, meeting most of its recovery goals early.
The CEO of German drugmaker Bayer has quashed any talk of acquiring its competitor Syngenta, which is being pursued by U.S. firm Monsanto.
Brussels is targeting Disneyland Paris for allegedly overcharging some customers on the basis of where they live, the FT reports.
Oil giant Total reported that net profit fell 2 percent in the second quarter, as the company sped up its cost-cutting drive.
Lenovo-owned Motorola unveiled three new devices and OnePlus introduced its latest one.
CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why he thinks China's volatile stock market will stabilize.