Siemens Sells Joint Venture Stake

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German engineering group Robert Bosch will purchase Siemens AG's 50% stake in its household appliances joint venture for €3 billion ($3.85 billion).

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%.

Siemens to Buy Dresser-Rand

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German engineering company Siemens announced a deal to acquire U.S. oil-equipment maker Dresser-Rand Group for $7.6 billion.

Hong Kong Tycoons Visit Beijing as Students Boycott Classes

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As students began a weeklong walkout to demand more democracy in Hong Kong, a group of the city's top tycoons was set to discuss its political future with leaders in Beijing.

Tesco Error Triggers Profit Warning

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Tesco PLC has issued its fourth profit warning in three years and said it is investigating why it overstated its most recent profit forecast by £250 million ($408.8 million).

German Amazon Workers on Strike

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Workers at five German Amazon.com logistics centers walked out in a two-day strike to support demands for a collective wage agreement, the Verdi labor union said.

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.

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.

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.

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