Moore's Law Shows Its Age

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The 50-year-old theorem about computing power is reaching limits amid the many new steps needed to turn silicon wafers into the latest computer chips.

GE Results Suggest Tricky Path

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General Electric’s first-quarter earnings report showed that CEO Jeff Immelt’s strategy to exit banking and refocus on its industrial operations won’t be all smooth sailing.

China's Gray Market Worries Auto Makers

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China is encouraging gray-market luxury-car sales, posing a challenge for Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and others trying to hold on to profit margins considered some of the best in the world.

Bribery Charges Dropped Against Coulson

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U.K. prosecutors dropped bribery charges against former News of the World editor Andy Coulson and eight others, a decision that effectively leaves in tatters a high-profile investigation of alleged illicit practices at British tabloids.

Shopping Mall Developer Taubman Dies at 91

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A. Alfred Taubman, the self-made billionaire who cemented the enclosed shopping mall into American culture has died. He was 91.

Ford to Expand Manufacturing in Mexico

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Ford Motor plans to spend $2.5 billion to expand manufacturing operations at two sites in Mexico, the latest in a wave of auto investments flowing to the U.S.’s neighbor to the south.

Ford to Develop Carbon-Fiber Material

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Ford Motor is entering into a joint venture with carbon-fiber manufacturer DowAksa, a move aimed at more widely using the costly material to reduce the weight of vehicles that need to meet tougher emissions standards.

Stock Markets Around Globe Lose Their Footing

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Stock markets in the U.S., Europe and China are slammed by renewed fears of Greek exit from eurozone and weak corporate earnings.

How to Play the College Financial-Aid Game

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With a May 1 deadline to accept offers approaching, here are tips for deciphering financial-aid letters and finding the best deal.

Apple Pay Plans to Launch in Canada

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Apple is planning to launch its mobile payments service in Canada this fall, marking the start of its international expansion of Apple Pay.

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