|Comcast Drops Bid for Fox Assets, Will Pursue Deal for Sky|
Comcast said it was dropping its pursuit for most of 21st Century Fox, ending a bidding war with Walt Disney, but said it would continue its pursuit of European pay-TV giant Sky PLC.
|Microsoft's Revenue Gets Lift From Cloud|
The software giant said it topped $100 billion in annual revenue for the first time. Revenue from server products and cloud services rose 26% in the fiscal fourth quarter.
|Google Faces Uphill Battle in Appealing EU Android Fine|
Google has a tough task appealing its $5 billion fine from the European Union, but the challenge isn’t insurmountable.
|On Amazon, Fake Products Plague Smaller Brands|
Amazon has made it easy for small brands to sell their products to large numbers of customers, but that has also enabled some counterfeiters to cut into their business.
|China Has 487 Electric-Car Makers, and Cities Want More|
Partnerships between cities and electric-car startups are springing up all over China, spurred by Beijing’s call for the country to become a world power in electric-vehicle technology and by local governments eager to jump on the bandwagon.
|America's Factory Towns, Once Solidly Blue, Are Now a GOP Haven|
In one generation, manufacturing districts have flipped from Democratic strongholds to Republican ones. The swing is remaking both parties on issues from trade to social policy—and could shape the midterm elections.
|U.S. to Toughen Foreign-Investment Reviews Amid Trade Fight With China|
Congress is poised to strengthen the procedures for vetting both foreign investments in the U.S. and overseas transactions involving cutting-edge American technology.