Thomson Reuters announced a new "streamlining" plan on Tuesday to cut an estimated 2,000 jobs at the financial information group as it reported flat revenues and a drop in profits.
Sony said on Tuesday its fiscal first half net profit dived owing to a sharp rally in the yen and losses linked to the sale of its battery business.
"Pokemon Go" is giving only a modest boost to Japanese video game maker Nintendo, which has slashed its operating profit and sales forecasts for this fiscal year citing lagging demand for game consoles like the Wii U.
Electronics giant Philips posted a jump in third-quarter net profit Monday on robust sales in its health businesses, where the Dutch company has shifted its focus.
German business software company SAP SE on Friday reported third-quarter earnings of $814.6 million.
Swedish mobile networks company Ericsson said Friday that the decline across the industry has accelerated, contributing to a third-quarter loss for the company of 233 million kroner ($26.3 million).
US software colossus Microsoft Thursday reported a slip in quarterly profit but still topped expectations due to rising demand for offerings in the internet cloud.
India's Tata Consultancy Services reported an 8.8 percent year-on-year rise in quarterly profits Thursday as strong growth in Europe helped the IT giant override a slump in its domestic market.
Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica is working on a platform that could allow its clients to ask to be paid for the use of their personal data by internet titans like Google and Facebook, a company spokesman said Tuesday.
Financial information giant Thomson Reuters on Thursday reported a jump in profit in the second quarter, while revenues declined in a "challenging" backdrop for its key financial sector clients.