Sony Corp said on Thursday it would invest 35 billion yen ($345 million) to increase production of image sensors for smartphones and tablets, as the company courts handset makers to get more orders for front-facing camera sensors, used to take selfies.
Yahoo Inc (YHOO.O) will buy mobile analytics startup Flurry to beef up a fast-growing mobile advertisingbusiness that still lags Google Inc's (GOOG.O) and FacebookInc's (FB.O) in scale.
Amazon.com Inc launched a $9.99-per-month subscription service on Friday that lets customers read as much as they choose from its library of more than 600,000 digital books.
A group of 27 top executives and investors in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, including co-founder Jack Ma, can appoint another two directors to the company's board once it goes public, according to a U.S. regulatory filing on Friday.
A little over a month ago, a Texas power utility at the centre of the biggest leveraged buyout in history filed for bankruptcy, sunk by billions of dollars of debt that it took on after being acquired by a trio of top private equity names in 2007.
SoftBank Corp's venture capital arm is close to securing an investment in enterprise mobile company Kony Inc, and could announce a deal as soon as Tuesday, people close to the matter said.
With high-yield bond issuance of USD13.8 billion in May, and cumulative issuance reaching USD70 billion, 2014 looks well placed to set another issuance record according to Moody's
State-owned China Mobile Ltd is poised to buy an 18 percent stake in Thai telecoms group True Corp valued at around $581 million, people familiar with the matter said, in Thailand's first major corporate deal since a coup last month.
In a speedy deal hatched over a few drinks, China's biggest e-commerce company Alibaba is buying half of the country's most successful soccer club Guangzhou Evergrande for $192 million.
Twitter Inc said Wednesday it will acquire Namo Media, a technology firm specializing in "native advertising" for mobile devices.
Microblogging platform Twitter Inc has been in talks with Berlin-based audio sharing website SoundCloud in its efforts to add a music service to its offering, the Financial Times reported citing people familiar with the matter.
Facebook Inc is acquiring Pryte, a Finnish company that aims to make it easier for mobile phone users in under-developed parts of the world to use wireless Internet apps.
Transeastern Power Trust ("Transeastern" or the "Trust") is pleased to announce it has closed its initial public offering (the "Offering") of 11,045,800 units of the Trust (the "Units") at a price of $1.00 per Unit along with $11,763,000 aggregate principal amount of 7.5% convertible unsecured subordinate debentures (the "Debentures") for aggregate gross proceeds of $22,808,800.
Apple Inc supplier Foxconn Technology Group will buy a stake in Taiwanese mobile telecoms operator Asia Pacific Telecom for T$11.6 billion ($390 million) in a deal that would expand its presence in Taiwan's fledgling 4G telecoms market.
Flipkart, India's largest e-tailer, raised $210 million in a fresh round of funding from a group of four investors led by internet-focused investment group DST Global, it said in a statement on Monday.