Siemens entered the battle for French engineering group Alstom on Sunday, after the French government encouraged a European counterbid following a $13bn (£7.7bn) offer last week by the US company General Electric.
Amazon may share its name with mythology's greatest female warriors, but the world's largest online retailer employs just 18 women among its 120 most senior managers, and none of them report directly to the boss.
Publisher Pearson has become the latest company to become the focus of shareholder protests over boardroom bonuses after one in three of its investors failed to support its pay plans.
When investors evaluate a company, they consider P/E ratio, market share and products in the pipeline. But now there's a new measure of a company's worth: cybersecurity risk.
Nike plans to focus more on the software side of its FuelBand technology and enlist partners, such as Apple, to help expand the activity-tracking system to millions more users, Nike CEO Mark Parker told CNBC on Friday.
Ford posted lower-than-expected profit as the No. 2 U.S. automaker increased warranty reserves in North America for older vehicles by $400 million.
Amazon, whose shares have dropped sharply in the past three months, announced rapidly growing earnings on Thursday amid a flurry of new initiatives.
AstraZeneca boss Pascal Soriot fired a warning shot across the bows of bigger US rival Pfizer, a potential suitor, as he insisted that the British drugmaker's strategy was working and highlighted progress with new cancer drugs.
Vince Cable has issued a stark warning to Britain's leading boardrooms that they need to crack down on bonuses to restore public trust and avert the threat of fresh legislation to limit executive pay.
The US Justice Department has sued to prevent United Airlines from acquiring an additional 24 flight slots at Newark Liberty international airport, in a move that could potentially endanger the airline’s expansion plans.
EasyJet is to introduce a loyalty scheme for frequent flyers, as the pioneering low-cost airline celebrates its 20th anniversary.
The Serious Fraud Office has dropped fraud charges against Japanese camera-maker Olympus and its UK subsidiary Gyrus Group relating to an accounting scandal four years ago.