Disney Expands Shanghai Media Group Partnership
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Disney Expands Shanghai Media Group Partnership

Walt Disney and Shanghai Media Group are expanding their movie-producing partnership to develop TV shows, and cooperate on marketing and content distribution.

China Gives Foreign Internet Firms Warmer Welcome
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China Gives Foreign Internet Firms Warmer Welcome

Premier Li Keqiang endorsed the commercial activities of a handful of Chinese Internet titans and foreign technology executives on Thursday.

Google Looks to Get Back Into China
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Google Looks to Get Back Into China

Google is considering bringing a version of its Play mobile-app store to China, a tentative but important step back into a country that Google mostly exited in 2010.

Brazil Freezes Suspects' Assets in Petrobras Probe
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Brazil Freezes Suspects' Assets in Petrobras Probe

Brazil’s central bank has frozen around $18.6 million in assets of suspects in connection with a broad investigation into alleged embezzlement at state-controlled oil firm Petróleo Brasileiro SA, prosecutors said.

European Shares Down on Gloomy Data
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European Shares Down on Gloomy Data

European shares fell as a fresh dose of gloom was cast over the state of the eurozone economy, fueling doubts over whether the ECB can stave off deflation.

Audi Looks to Extend Its Pole Position in China
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Audi Looks to Extend Its Pole Position in China

Audi is confident it will widen the sales gap between it and its closest competitor this year in China, according to its China chief, as the battle for dominance of the country’s luxury-car market heats up.

Yen Tumbles to Fresh Lows
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Yen Tumbles to Fresh Lows

The yen tumbled against major currencies in Asia, hitting a seven-year low against the dollar as investors remained eager to sell the Japanese currency following extra easing by the Bank of Japan late last month.

Billboard to Include Streaming in Rankings
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Billboard to Include Streaming in Rankings

Starting next week there will be new ways for artists to climb the Billboard 200 album chart: selling singles and racking up streams on Spotify.

Amazon Robots Get Ready for Christmas
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Amazon Robots Get Ready for Christmas

Amazon has outfitted several U.S. warehouses with squat, wheeled robots that move stocked shelves to workers and are expected to speed delivery, saving employees as much as 20 miles a day of walking.

The Day He Found His Stolen Bike on eBay
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The Day He Found His Stolen Bike on eBay

Piecing together clues to a theft drives home how tough it is to police the online marketplace.

Arabica Coffee Ends at Four-Week High
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Arabica Coffee Ends at Four-Week High

Arabica-coffee prices climbed to a four-week high on Wednesday as uncertainty about the weather in top grower Brazil continued to fuel worries over the size of the 2015 harvest.

For Coke, Smaller Packages May Be Better
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For Coke, Smaller Packages May Be Better

Coca-Cola Co. is increasingly pushing smaller packages as more Americans fret about calories from sugary drinks.

As Yen Slides, Investors Shun Other Asian Currencies
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As Yen Slides, Investors Shun Other Asian Currencies

Investors are shedding their holdings of Korean won, Singapore dollars and other Asian currencies, in a bet that the yen’s fall against the dollar will reverberate through the region’s foreign-exchange markets.

Alibaba and Tencent Make Movie Push
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Alibaba and Tencent Make Movie Push

The top executives at Chinese Internet giants Alibaba and Tencent are increasing their stakes in a Chinese film and television production company, their latest push into entertainment.

Batista Insider-Trading Trial Starts in Rio
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Batista Insider-Trading Trial Starts in Rio

Former Brazilian billionaire Eike Batista went on trial Tuesday in Rio de Janeiro on charges of manipulating financial markets and using privileged information to dump company stock.