Powerful tornadoes like the one that leveled parts of an Oklahoma City suburb have varied widely in number in the past three years, for reasons that can’t be blamed on climate change, a federal researcher said.
VMware Inc. is debuting a service that lets customers use the Web to access information and programs stored in its data centers, an effort to challenge Amazon.com Inc. and Microsoft Corp. in cloud computing.
General Motors Co.’s redesigned full- size pickups are bolstering analysts’ confidence that the automaker’s shares will keep climbing after topping their initial public offering price for the first time in two years.
Industrial production declined in April by the most in eight months, indicating American manufacturers will provide little support for an economy beset by weaker global markets and federal budget cuts.
Dell Inc.’s special committee asked billionaire Carl Icahn for more information about his proposed takeover of the personal-computer maker, made last week as a challenge to founder Michael Dell’s $24.4 billion buyout.
Billionaire Carl Icahn, seeking to scuttle a buyout led by Silver Lake Management LLC, is asking Dell Inc. investors to bet on a computer maker beset by rising competition, tumbling demand and a bigger debt load.
Digital Realty Trust Inc. is a stock to sell short because the manager of data-center real estate relies on access to capital markets to fund its dividend, Jonathon Jacobson of Highfields Capital Management LP said.