Nike is encouraging developers to build apps for its FuelBand digital bracelet by giving them aggregate data from customers. It's part of a push for the sportswear giant to reposition itself as a technology company.
Rio Tinto is set to make its first shipment of copper and gold from the Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia, an operation the mining company estimates will eventually account for over 30% of the country's gross domestic product.
Facebook, Google and Microsoft and other Internet companies have been paying broadband-service providers for connections to get faster and smoother access into their networks. Netflix has been reluctant.