| Apr 21, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Comcast Corp.'s turbulent bid to acquire Time Warner Cable Inc. shifts into high gear this week, some 14 months after the blockbuster $45-billion deal was unveiled.
Company executives plan to meet with U.S. Justice Department officials in Washington...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 4:18 PM
The Department of Justice's antitrust division has ramped up its probe into whether the nation's largest theater chains are violating federal law by preventing smaller rivals from playing movies at the same time, two people familiar with the matter said. ...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 4:51 PM
Like other U.S. high-tech titans, Google Inc. is learning that doing business in Europe is no vacation.
The European Union's antitrust chief on Wednesday accused Google of abusing its search engine dominance to favor its own comparison shopping services...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 9:45 AM
If Google Inc. did an online search of how European antitrust regulators tangled with Microsoft Corp. during the last decade, Google would see it could be facing a long, costly fight of its own.
Officials of the 28-nation European Union on Wednesday...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 4:03 PM
FedEx Corp. has agreed to take over Dutch delivery company TNT Express for $4.8 billion, bolstering its global business with an acquisition that rival UPS had attempted — but failed — to complete two years ago.
FedEx said Tuesday that it had...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 4:38 PM
Google Inc. may have a dodged a bullet.
The company engaged in anticompetitive behavior to maintain the dominance of its search engine, investigators at the Federal Trade Commission wrote in a private report obtained by the Wall Street Journal.
| Apr 2, 2015
| 6:46 PM
Allowing the Cubs to proceed with all of their renovations of Wrigley Field, a federal judge on Thursday denied a request by two nearby rooftop businesses for the Cubs to stop installation of their right-field video board.
The ruling by U.S. District...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 1:05 PM
Why would Jay Z spend $54 million to buy music streaming service Tidal, which will allow fellow artists to serve as equity holders? Because he, like others, is fed up with the lack of control that artists have over the music business.
| Mar 31, 2015
| 6:09 PM
Californians are used to gyrating gas prices, but the latest swing from the lowest in years to nearly a dollar above the national average is leaving drivers in a tizzy.
Some are accusing oil companies of manipulating prices. The industry blames an...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 11:13 AM
Office Depot was exploring a merger with Staples a year ago, even as Palm Beach County and the state were finalizing a new $5 million package of incentives intended to keep the company's headquarters — and more than 2,000 jobs — in South...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 8:17 PM
Want to get paid for shampooing someone's hair? In California, you may need to have at least nine months of experience and pass a licensing test overseen by the state barbering and cosmetology board, whose members include salon professionals.