Russia's Mail. Ru Buys Rest of VKontakte

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One of Russia's top Internet companies Mail. Ru Group has bought the remaining 48% stake in the country's most popular social network VKontakte for $1.47 billion, Mail. Ru said on Tuesday

G-20 Tax Overhaul Plans On Track

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Plans to overhaul the international tax system to make it more difficult for companies to shift profits to low-tax countries remain on track.

Humana Unveils $2 Billion Buyback Program

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Humana Inc. on Tuesday unveiled a $2 billion share-repurchase program to replace its current buyback.

AstraZeneca, Eli Lilly to Partner on Alzheimer's Drug

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AstraZeneca and Eli Lilly said they will jointly develop a risky experimental Alzheimer's drug that could rake in as much as $5 billion in annual sales, but that AstraZeneca has said stands just a 9% chance of success.

Dick's Announces Executive Changes

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Dick's Sporting Goods said Tuesday that two of its top executives will soon retire, as the company contends with inconsistent results heading into the holiday-shopping period.

AB InBev Explores Financing for an SABMiller Deal

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AB InBev is talking to banks about financing a potential megadeal, perhaps reaching £75 billion ($122 billion), to buy global beer rival SABMiller, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Apps Help Users Track Misplaced Items

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A growing number of companies are offering services that help people locate misplaced items, thanks to wireless tags that can be attached to household objects (or pet collars) and located with the aid of a smartphone.

Doctors: Skeptical About Health Law, Optimistic About Future of Medicine

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Doctors are overextended, skeptical of changes wrought by the federal health law, but more optimistic about the future of medicine than they were two years ago, according to a new survey of 20,000 U. S. physicians.

Apple Reports Record iPhone Orders

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Apple said it received more than four million orders of its two new iPhone 6 models in the first 24 hours on Sept. 12, more than it had initially set aside for preorders.

Boeing Takes Lead to Build Space Taxi

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Boeing appears positioned to beat out SpaceX for the bulk of a multibillion-dollar NASA contract to ferry astronauts to and from orbit.

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