The National Basketball Association is said to be attempting to double the TV-rights fees it receives from Disney and Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting.
Microsoft is said to be planning its biggest round of layoffs in at least five years as it integrates Nokia's handset unit.
The U.S. Department of Justice is reportedly investigating possible pricing coordination by Sony's Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Vivendi's Universal Music Publishing.
Swiss chocolate-maker Lindt is buying Russell Stover Candies for an undisclosed price to make Lindt the third-largest chocolate manufacturer in North America.
"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" opened with a whopping $73 million at the weekend box office.
Citigroup (C) has agreed to pay $7 billion to settle investigations into its sale of mortgage securities leading up to the financial crisis.
Global oil demand will rise at the fastest pace in five years in 2015, according to the International Energy Agency.
Cigarette-maker Reynolds American confirmed on Friday that it's in talks to buy smaller rival Lorillard, following months of speculation about a potential deal.
The fight between Airbus and Boeing for jet orders is poised to heat up at the Farnborough Airshow outside London next week.
Cigarette-maker Reynolds American confirmed Friday it's in talks to buy smaller rival Lorillard, following months of speculation about a potential deal.