Des Moines Register Adds a Bit of Virtual Reality to News Report

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The Des Moines Register on Monday will publish its first virtual-reality news report, incorporating the technology of Oculus VR, computerized game platforms and 360-degree cameras.

Bingham and Morgan Lewis Talk Merger

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Boston law firm Bingham McCutchen is in substantive merger talks with a larger firm, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius.

Labor Groups Seek Probe of Wal-Mart's PAC

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Labor and advocacy groups are seeking an investigation into whether Wal-Mart violated federal election laws by soliciting employees for donations to its political-action committee in exchange for charitable contributions to a fund that helps Wal-Mart employees in need.

TTM Technologies to Acquire Viasystems

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TTM Technologies, a maker of circuit boards used in electronic devices, has struck a deal to acquire smaller rival Viasystems Group, according to a person familiar with the matter.

'The Maze Runner' Leads Box Office

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"The Maze Runner" found its way into the lead of new movies, with an estimated weekend box office in North America of $32.5 million.

Dangers Aside, Railways Reshape Crude Market

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Initially conceived of as a stopgap measure until pipelines could be constructed, shipping crude by rail has become a permanent part of the nation's energy infrastructure as new pipelines hit headwinds and railroads reap expanding revenue.

Iridium Venture Offers to Track Planes

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In the wake of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370's disappearance more than six months ago, a satellite venture led by Iridium Communications is starting an initiative to provide free emergency flight-tracking of aircraft.

Why Taylor Swift and One Direction Play for Peanuts

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The iHeartRadio Music Festival is expected to draw some 20,000 fans to Las Vegas this weekend—but it won't be much of a payday for the headlining acts, including Taylor Swift and One Direction.

PBS to Air More Women 'Makers'

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PBS will premiere six new full-length "Makers" documentaries on women, including one about business, featuring Xerox's Ursula Burns and Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg.

Can Alibaba Keep Growing?

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The real success of Alibaba's IPO will depend on whether the e-commerce company can keep growing without sacrificing its high profit margins of more than 40%.

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