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Companies Sour on Delaware as Corporate Haven

3 hours ago (Mon, 03 Aug 2015 00:41:56 EDT)

The most popular state for corporate registrations now has challengers who say it doesn’t offer enough protections against shareholder lawsuits.

Imports of Digital Goods Face Test

8 hours ago (Sun, 02 Aug 2015 19:58:08 EDT)

Law Journal: The clash over protecting a free-flowing Internet while also fighting online piracy has shifted to an unlikely and largely unknown setting: a legal battle about teeth-alignment devices at a federal trade body.

BMW, Daimler, Audi to Buy Nokia's Maps Business

1 hour ago (Mon, 03 Aug 2015 03:10:52 EDT)

The German car makers have agreed to acquire the Nokia’s digital maps business in a deal worth $3.1 billion.

For New York Times, a Gamble on Giveaways

3 hours ago (Mon, 03 Aug 2015 01:15:35 EDT)

The New York Times has been experimenting with making its content available free across a multitude of platforms. It wants to boost its Web and mobile audience to help ad sales—but without undermining a steadily growing digital subscription business.

Heineken Boosted by Emerging Markets

58 minutes ago (Mon, 03 Aug 2015 03:36:35 EDT)

Heineken reported a rise in profit and revenue as the Dutch brewer benefited from strong demand for its premium beers and from robust sales in emerging markets.

Aid's Role in Rising Tuition Gains Credence

9 hours ago (Sun, 02 Aug 2015 19:27:19 EDT)

More economists believe the federal government’s loose standards for student loans are fueling a vicious cycle of higher college tuition prices, similar to what some say happened with the housing bubble.

Pacific Trade Talks End With No Deal

1 day ago (Sat, 01 Aug 2015 13:46:26 EDT)

High-level efforts to complete a major Pacific trade agreement ended without resolution amid deep differences over trade in dairy and other products.

Crumbling Roads Put a Dent in Drivers' Wallets

1 day ago (Sat, 01 Aug 2015 23:06:03 EDT)

The deteriorating state of the nation’s highways is adding to auto maintenance costs across the country.

Fed's Bullard: 'In Good Shape' to Raise Rates in September

2 days ago (Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:56:27 EDT)

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard says economic data seen since central bankers gathered this week are bolstering the case for raising short-term rates when officials meet in September.

U.S. Labor Costs Rise at Slowest Pace in Three Decades

2 days ago (Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:02:29 EDT)

U.S. labor costs rose at the slowest pace in at least three decades in the spring, a sign of persistently sluggish wage growth that could weigh on the Federal Reserve’s decision to raise short-term interest rates.

Drones Are Put on a Leash

6 hours ago (Sun, 02 Aug 2015 22:18:04 EDT)

The commercial promise of drones has been limited by their short battery lives and propensity for flying off. Now some companies believe they have a solution: tie the drones to the ground with tethers hundreds of feet long.

Power-Plant Regulations to Alter, Challenge Industry

3 hours ago (Mon, 03 Aug 2015 00:46:49 EDT)

The first-ever federal limits on power-plant carbon emissions aim to change the way Americans make and consume electricity and ease climate change.

'Mission: Impossible' Speeds to No. 1

7 hours ago (Sun, 02 Aug 2015 20:50:41 EDT)

“Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation” opened in first place at the box office with an estimated $56 million, a terrific boost for the spy series and its star, Tom Cruise. Audiences, however, didn’t go with “Vacation,” the latest National Lampoon installment.

Virtual Reality Isn't Just About Games

6 hours ago (Sun, 02 Aug 2015 21:54:08 EDT)

Virtual reality is going to be much bigger, much more compelling, and much less trivial than what its earliest adopters have so far envisioned, says Keywords columnist Christopher Mims.

How Whipsawing Grain Prices Are Affecting ADM, Cargill

7 hours ago (Sun, 02 Aug 2015 20:36:21 EDT)

Several of the largest agribusiness companies are set to announce quarterly results, providing insight into how whipsawing grain prices are affecting the farm economy.

Uniqlo Aims for Bigger China Gains

3 hours ago (Mon, 03 Aug 2015 01:21:58 EDT)

Japanese apparel chain Uniqlo is aiming to get a further boost in China from a new deal with Disney.