Google's Android to Take On Facebook in Virtual Reality

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Google has assembled a team of engineers to build a version of the Android operating system to power virtual-reality applications, according to two people familiar with the project

Self-Braking Cars Are Safer, but Do They Boost MPG?

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Fewer accidents should lead to better fuel economy, a fact the auto industry wants Washington regulators to recognize when doling out credits for coming mileage targets.

Oil on Derailed Train Shipped by Mercuria Energy

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The crude oil aboard the train involved in a fiery derailment in Illinois was shipped by a big energy-trading company based in Switzerland.

Justice Department Requests Info From Intuit

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TurboTax maker Intuit Inc. said the U.S. Justice Department has formally requested information from the company and said it has been contacted by the Federal Trade Commission.

Alcoa Studies Capacity Reductions

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Alcoa said it would look at cutting or selling up to 14% of its global smelting capacity, as it continues to fight sluggish prices and an oversupplied global market.

Bank of America Follows Internet Companies Into the Cloud

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Bank of America’s move toward a software-defined data infrastructure reflects the migration of state-of-the art information technology developed by Internet companies into the broader economy.

FDA Approves First Copy of a Biotech Drug

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The FDA approved its first “biosimilar” drug, a decision expected to launch a new industry of lower-cost versions of expensive drugs that could help the U.S. curb its $375 billion in yearly drug spending.

Stocks Drop; Bond Yields, Dollar Soar on Jobs Report

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U.S. stocks dropped Friday, while the dollar soared and Treasury yields jumped, after robust jobs growth solidified expectations of a U.S. rate increase as soon as June.

U.S. Adds Jobs at Strong Clip, but Wage Growth Soft

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U.S. employers added jobs at a solid pace in February and the unemployment rate ticked down, signs of a strengthening labor market that should keep the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates this year.

Apple to Join Dow, Replacing AT&T

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Apple will join the Dow Jones Industrial Average this month, a long-anticipated change that adds the world’s most-valuable company to the 119-year-old blue-chip index.

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