Facebook is buying mobile messaging service WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and stock, by far the company’s largest acquisition and bigger than any that Google, Microsoft or Apple have ever done.
Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc. said Wednesday that it plans to expand its MarkTen electronic cigarette brand nationally in the second quarter.
The 2014 Sochi Olympics were expected to be a triumphant moment for the U.S. speedskating team — and the squad’s sponsor, Under Armour.
Foreign buyers of U.S. Treasury securities increased their holdings to a record in December even though the two largest holders of U.S. government debt — China and Japan — reduced their shares.
The tiny California olive industry says European olive oil filling U.S. shelves often is mislabeled and lower-grade oil.
Most Americans with intellectual or developmental disabilities remain shut out of the workforce, despite changing attitudes and billions spent on government programs to help them. Even when they find work, it’s often part time, in a dead-end job or for pay well below the minimum wage.
Online fundraising site Kickstarter says hackers got some of its customer data.
President Barack Obama says Congress should finish the job he started by raising the minimum wage to $10.10.
Comcast has agreed to buy Time Warner Cable for $45.2 billion in stock.
A drugmaker working to develop a pill to boost sexual desire in women says regulators are demanding more studies on the experimental drug.