The most popular state for corporate registrations now has challengers who say it doesn’t offer enough protections against shareholder lawsuits.
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.
The German car makers have agreed to acquire the Nokia’s digital maps business in a deal worth $3.1 billion.
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 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.
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.
High-level efforts to complete a major Pacific trade agreement ended without resolution amid deep differences over trade in dairy and other products.
The deteriorating state of the nation’s highways is adding to auto maintenance costs across the country.
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 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.
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.
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—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 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.
Several of the largest agribusiness companies are set to announce quarterly results, providing insight into how whipsawing grain prices are affecting the farm economy.
Japanese apparel chain Uniqlo is aiming to get a further boost in China from a new deal with Disney.