The week's highlights include a leading automaker hoping to get back on the road to growth and an early report on the country's hottest smartwatch.
The top five brands for 2015 are Target, Visa, Hallmark, Craftsman and Subway, a survey of 38,000 consumers concludes.
Aspartame, which has been linked to cancer in lab mice, will be replaced with sucralose and acesulfame potassium. Will the change boost flagging sales?
Apple's Watch launched quietly Friday without the usual frenzy of an Apple rollout, as a handful of boutiques in major cities worldwide sold the timepiece.
Clerks will be called brand representatives, not models, Bloomberg News says. But they still can't wear extreme makeup or jewelry.
Microsoft is opening its first stand-alone store outside North America, and HSBC briefly offers customers an embarrassing link.
Comcast abandons its proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable, saying the deal had been structured in a way that the companies could walk away.
Media reports say Comcast plans to drop its $45.2 billion bid for Time Warner Cable after pushback from government regulators.
Strong pickup and SUV sales helped boost GM's earnings, but troubles overseas took a bite out of those profits.
Project Fi requires a Google-made Nexus 6 smartphone and a Gmail account. The cost is in line with the competition. And is Google committed to it?
GM posts weaker-than-expected quarterly profit as weakness in South America and Russia hurt demand and the company's tax rate came in higher than expected.
McDonald's is developing a new turnaround plan to improve sales and profits as it struggles to regain its footing in the competitive fast-food market.
In North America, overall volume was flat. Coca-Cola says it is focusing on driving up revenue by mixing up the type of packages it sells.
Hasbro and Mattel plan a talking Thomas the Tank Engine and a Google-enhanced View Master. And look for toys spun from Frozen, Star Wars and Jurassic World.
The beverage giant hopes to build on last summer's hit gimmick with more names, more varieties and -- it hopes -- more sales
The most important foreign supplier of U.S. oil is not as far away as you think, and the U.S. is increasingly producing more of the oil that Americans use.
Uber must defend against a lawsuit accusing the ride-sharing service of discriminating against blind people by refusing to allow guide dogs, a judge says.
Builders FirstSource nearly doubled after announcing a shrewd acquisition. Akebia Therapeutics shed a fifth of its value after a secondary stock offering.
Jawbone is finally shipping the UP3 fitness-monitoring bracelet, just days before the Apple Watch arrives. Microsoft and eBay report quarterly earnings.
The all-new 2016 Chevrolet Malibu could be the car that finally vaults GM to the head of this very competitive class -- at least for a while.