Business News

  • China Arrests Foreign Investigators
    A husband-and-wife team of foreign investigators based in China, Peter Humphrey and Yu Yingzeng, were formally arrested in recent days by police in Shanghai.
  • New Details Show Broader NSA Reach
    NSA surveillance programs can cover roughly 75% of all U.S. internet traffic, a WSJ examination shows.
  • Vevo in Deals With Apple, Samsung
    Vevo has signed deals to deliver on-demand music videos—plus a new channel of original, 24-hour-a-day programming—via Apple TV set-top boxes and Samsung televisions.
  • Firms in India Reel as Rupee Falls
    India’s tumbling currency is adding to the challenges for companies in the country—just as some multinationals are having second thoughts about investing there.
  • Facebook CEO Announces Internet Access Project
    Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said the company is teaming up with six others to help bring Internet access to more than four billion people who still do not have it.
  • Wildcatter Betting on Ohio Shale
    Aubrey McClendon, one of America’s best known wildcatters, is betting again on striking it big in Ohio as he builds a new oil and gas exploration company.
  • Al Jazeera Sues AT&T for Dropping New U.S. Channel
    Al Jazeera has sued AT&T for dropping the Qatari-backed broadcaster’s new U.S. channel on the eve of its launch.
  • Netflix Gains More Weinstein Films
    Netflix and Weinstein Co. unveiled a new licensing deal, giving Netflix exclusive U.S. subscription-TV rights to the movie studio’s films starting in 2016.
  • Sony Grabs Lead in Race for Web-Based Pay TV
    Sony took the lead in the race to build an online version of pay TV, with a preliminary deal to carry Viacom channels on the service it hopes to launch next year.

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