Disney to acquire Marvel in $4 billion deal

Walt Disney Co agreed to buy Marvel Entertainment Inc for $4 billion in a deal that would add characters such as Iron Man, Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four to its entertainment empire. Read Full Article.

Baker Hughes to buy BJ Services for $4.9 billion

Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc said on Monday it would buy smaller peer BJ Services Co for $4.9 billion to create a one-stop shopping destination for its oil and gas producing customers and better take on the industry's leaders. Read Full Article.

Apple's China iPhone deal a good start

Apple Inc's deal to sell the iPhone in China is seen as just the beginning of its dealmaking in the world's largest mobile phone market. Read Full Article.

Allen Stanford to undergo heart tests: lawyer

Allen Stanford, the Texas financier accused of a $7 billion fraud, is still hospitalized and will undergo tests to determine if there is blockage of veins or arteries in his heart, his lawyer's office, said on Monday. Read Full Article.

Gates encouraged by Lockheed's work on F-35

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Monday said he was encouraged by Lockheed Martin Corp's efforts to address issues with the F-35 fighter, and said company officials clearly understood the importance of keeping the program on cost and on schedule. Read Full Article.

Dangerous hurricane headed for western Mexico

Hurricane Jimena, a dangerous Category 4 storm, churned toward Mexico's Baja California Peninsula on Monday, headed for the upscale resort of Los Cabos where residents and tourists stocked up on fuel and food. Read Full Article.

France seeks help with Airbus A330 crash search

France wants to launch an expanded international effort to find the missing wreckage and flight recorders of the Air France jet which crashed in the Atlantic in June, the country's top crash investigator said on Monday. Read Full Article here.

Fox teams with Twitter for TV promo

Fox is teaming with Twitter to give repeats a 21st century twist. Read Full Article.

Germany probes election data release via Twitter

German election officials said on Monday they were investigating whether exit poll data were made public on Twitter before polls closed on Sunday and there might be an appeal against the result if laws had been broken. Read Full Article.