The National Football League doesn't usually pay the act that performs at halftime during the Super Bowl. But in a twist this year, the league has asked artists under consideration for the gig to pay to play.
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer quit his post as a company director after 14 years, giving new CEO Satya Nadella an even freer hand to reshape the company.
Snapchat, the mobile app for disappearing messages, could soon be a service for disappearing videos, news articles and advertisements.
Mexican environmental authorities are pressing charges against mining company Grupo Mexico over an acid spill in northwestern Sonora state that contaminated two rivers and left thousands of people without drinking water.
Women now make up 48% of digital gamers in the U.S., with women over 18 more numerous than under-18 boys, previously seen as a key industry demographic.
Alibaba's upcoming IPO should provide a substantial boost to a little known company listed in Hong Kong called China Dongxiang Group. Investors should get in early.
When Google went public 10 years ago, co-founder Larry Page said he wanted to get his search engine’s users “out of Google and to the right place as fast as possible." Today, Google is often doing the opposite. WSJ's Rolfe Winkler reports on the News Hub with Tanya Rivero. (Photo: Getty Images)
Leah Busque of the micro-gig website TaskRabbit says she doesn’t separate her work from her personal life. Photo: Billy Higgins for The Wall Street Journal