Microsoft Offers Ad-Free Bing For The Classroom To Battle Google

The long-running rivalry between Microsoft Corp and Google Inc is turning into a schoolyard brawl. Microsoft on Wednesday opened a new front against the world's...

Facebook Launching Project To Make Internet More Affordable

Facebook Inc's (FB.O) Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg has enlisted Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS), Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) and four other companies for a project...

America Movil Secures Financing To Buy KPN

Mexican telecoms group America Movil said it has put in place financing to buy the rest of Dutch group KPN even though its offer...

Staples Cuts Outlook After Weak Results Abroad

Staples Inc (SPLS.O) reported weaker-than-expected quarterly results on Wednesday on dismal sales in international markets such as Europe and Australia, prompting the largest U.S....

Wall Street Edges Up, Retailers Take Center Stage

Stocks inched up on Tuesday after the market's longest losing streak this year, with major retailers leading gains on positive profits and outlooks. In the...

U.S. Judge Oks Citigroup $730 Million Bondholder Settlement

A federal judge has approved a settlement in which Citigroup Inc agreed to pay bondholders $730 million to resolve claims that the bank concealed...

Glencore Seeks Fresh Start With $7.7 Billion Hit To Xstrata

Glencore Xstrata (GLEN.L) took a $7.7 billion hit on mining assets acquired in its takeover of Xstrata, drastically reducing the value of projects in...

Penney Sales Stumble But Back-To-School Up And Running

J.C. Penney Co Inc's (JCP.N) sales continued to fall sharply last quarter as shoppers balked at the fancier items in its relaunched home-goods section,...

Barnes & Noble Founder Halts Plan To Buy Stores; Loss Widens

Barnes & Noble Inc's founder on Tuesday pulled the plug on his plan to buy the company's bookstores and the chain posted a deeper...

Ethiopian Govt Commends Dangote On New Multi-Billion Naira Cement Plant

SAN FRANCISCO, August 19, (THEWILL) – The government of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has lauded President/Chief Executive of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote for...