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Spotify takes a big jump into the podcasting game (Update)

Spotify is making a bigger bet on podcasts as it looks to bring a Netflix-like model of original programs to the audio world. The music-streaming pioneer gobbled up two podcasting companies, Gimlet and Anchor, on Wednesday.

Major DR Congo oil deal could be 'void': Watchdog

A major deal allowing a company to drill for crude reserves in areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo bordering Africa's largest protected rainforest may contravene the country's own oil law, a watchdog said Friday.

Airbus says in talks with Emirates on vital A380 deal

Airbus said Thursday it was in discussion with Emirates over a deal for 36 of its A380 jets made last year, amid reports the Gulf carrier is considering converting some or all of the order to the smaller A350, potentially ...

Brazil court overrules injunction on Boeing-Embraer tie-up

A Brazilian court on Saturday shot down a fresh injunction by a judge over a plan by planemakers Boeing of the US and Embraer of Brazil to create a $5.26-billion joint venture, Brazil's state news agency said.

Daimler, BMW win green light for car-sharing merger

German carmakers Daimler and BMW said Wednesday they had won final approval to merge their car-sharing services Car2Go and DriveNow, paving the way for the creation of a European giant to challenge the likes of Uber.

Sprint, T-Mobile merger gets first green light

The proposed $26-billion merger between wireless operators T-Mobile and Sprint in the US won approval Monday from regulators that vet such deals for national security concerns.

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