TOKYO, Aug 22- Japan's Nikkei share average snapped a nine-day winning streak on Friday, as investors booked profits from recent gains although upbeat U.S. economic data limited the losses. The Nikkei reversed earlier rises to end 0.3 percent lower at 15,539.19.» Read More
Worldwide information technology (IT) spending will grow to $3.8 trillion, driven by businesses starting to harness mobile 'big data'.
Pimco's Total Return Fund saw its assets sink by $41.1 billion in 2013, as U.S. Treasuries bets went south
The top four U.S. automakers missed December sales expectations, but 2013 will easily be the industry's best year since the recession.
If the workers accept, Boeing would build its new 777X jetliner and wings in the Seattle area, where it has built aircraft for more than 90 years.
FireEye acquired Mandiant, the computer forensics specialist best known for unveiling a secret Chinese military unit believed to be behind hacking attacks on U.S. companies.
21st Century Fox said on Thursday it would sell its 47 percent stake in Star China TV to the TV channel operator's management and private equity fund China Media Capital.
Billionaire investor Steven A. Cohen's SAC Capital Advisors returned 20.10 percent this year, even as it pleaded guilty to insider trading charges.
An eccentric Chinese recycling magnate said on Tuesday he was preparing to open negotiations to buy the New York Times.
India has approved a $110 million investment plan by Tesco, paving the way for the British retailer to venture into Asia's third-largest economy.
Cooper Tire & Rubber said on Monday it was terminating a proposed $2.5 billion sale to Apollo Tyres, saying the Indian tyre maker had failed to find financing for the transaction.
The White House is coming under pressure from some of its closest allies to name a CEO to run its health insurance marketplace.
A hacker secretly took over a computer server at the BBC, Britain's public broadcaster, and tried to sell access to the server on Christmas Day.
New Year's Day will bring a fresh test for President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul, as hundreds of thousands of Americans will begin to use the program's new medical coverage for the first time.
"The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" blasted to its third consecutive box office title, collecting $29.9 million over the post-Christmas weekend.
The top investor in Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena looked set to force a delay in a 3-billion euro capital hike the Italian lender needs to carry out.
Time Warner Cable said it had renewed its distribution agreement with Viacom, whose channels include MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon.
The oil industry's lobbying arm said it will push lawmakers to consider lifting a ban on crude exports in the new year.
Ford said it expects lower pretax profit in 2014, and that targets for global automotive operating margin are at risk.
BP filed a fraud lawsuit to halt some of the $2.3 billion it set aside to compensate commercial fishermen for losses claimed after the 2010 oil spill.
Loehmann's, the 92-year-old discount clothing chain, has filed for bankruptcy protection for a third time and said it is prepared to sell its assets to a group of liquidators.