Car-production lines and machinery that sorts rice could help companies such as Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton wring greater profits from mining.
Virgin America filed a registration for an initial public offering with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, a move that had been anticipated for several months.
European Union antitrust regulators have approved Apple's $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, the music-streaming service and headphone maker founded by the rapper Dr. Dre and music mogul Jimmy Iovine.
A Justice Department case against FedEx will explore whether the shipping company conspired to distribute controlled substances.
Federal air-safety regulators proposed a $12 million civil penalty against Southwest Airlines Co. for allegedly improper repairs
Microsoft said it is under investigation in China, in the latest challenge in what has proved to be a difficult market for the software giant.
China on Monday hit back at the U.S. for taking another step to permanent tariffs on some Chinese solar-equipment makers to avoid tariffs.
Cummins Inc.'s second-quarter earnings rose 7.7%, as strong revenue growth from North America bailed out the engine maker's weakening overseas businesses.
Mozilla, the company behind the Firefox browser, named Chris Beard as its permanent chief executive. He has been interim CEO since April.