'Now You See Me,' to be released May 31 by Summit, hopes to make movie magic without computer-generated special effects. Director Louis Leterrier hired magic consultants, including David Copperfield, to create and execute some of the more complicated illusions.
Chesapeake Energy tapped Robert Douglas Lawler, a 46-year-old executive at Anadarko Petroleum, to succeed Chesapeake co-founder Aubrey McClendon as CEO of the nation's second-largest natural-gas producer.
Boeing and its customers are refocusing on fixing more technical issues that affect the reliability of the 787 jet, as the aircraft resumes commercial flights after battery woes that led to a global grounding.
While rising labor costs have become almost routine for global mining firms locals in Brazil have been willing to take lower-level jobs such as operating a conveyor belt or maintaining machines for less than $10,000 a year.
Yahoo has agreed to pay $1.1 billion for Tumblr, a six-year-old company with more than 100 million users but very little revenue, a deal that highlights the shifting balance of power in the technology business.
Soft European markets were a consistent and negative theme of the first-quarter results from big U.S. industrial companies, and concerns about further deterioration are expected to be a key topic at the annual conference that starts Monday.