Microsoft may soon be one of the first U.S. cloud-computing companies to let Europeans store their online data closer to home, a response to fears that U.S. data centers are more vulnerable to snooping by the U.S. government.
Computer game publisher Activision Blizzard has this week announced that they intend to buy King Digital, the makers of "Candy Crush Saga", for US $5.9 billion.
Match Group, the new firm which operates dating apps Tinder and OK Cupid, scored well in its first date on Wall Street as the market warmed to its stock offering.
ON Semiconductor Corp. said Wednesday that it plans to buy Fairchild Semiconductor for about $2.3 billion in cash, to expand its products in the automotive, industrial and smartphone industries.
German prosecutors said Thursday they have launched a preliminary investigation against auto giant Volkswagen regarding new allegations it understated the carbon dioxide emissions of up to 800,000 cars.
The controversial ride-sharing service UberPOP is to stop operations in the Netherlands almost a year after it was declared illegal in the country.
German authorities say automaker Volkswagen will likely need to make more than just software changes to nearly a quarter of its 2.4 million diesel cars being recalled in the country.
San Francisco voters on Tuesday rejected a measure that would have limited short-term housing rentals in their city in what was seen as a referendum on surging startup Airbnb.
Facebook billionaire Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday said that he and his wife are donating $20 million to help get high-speed Internet service to US classrooms.
South Korea's top messaging app operator saw its share price soared 13 percent Monday—a day after being named by financial regulators as one of two companies permitted to start Internet-only banking services.