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Motorola Mobility To Add Jobs In Fort Worth

Cellphone maker Motorola Mobility has announced it is opening a manufacturing facility that will provide some 2,000 new jobs in Forth Worth, Texas.

Investors Approve Empire State Building IPO

The Empire State Building is going public. The landmark's owners approved a plan this week to offer shares of the building to Wall Street investors. The plan, however, was not without a fight.

Amazon Scraps TV Show Focus Groups

Amazon asked subscribers of its video-streaming service to do the jobs usually left to focus groups and executives. The company released 14 pilot TV shows, then looked at customer reviews and view counts. Amazon announced five pilots have been approved for a full season.

New Data Confirm The Economy Isn't Growing As Fast As Hoped

Gross domestic product expanded at a 2.4 percent annual rate in the first quarter, the government reports. At one point, economists thought growth was closer to 3 percent in the first three months of the year.

Examining China's Investment Record In U.S. Companies

How many Chinese companies have already bought U.S. businesses? David Greene talks to Dexter Roberts, Beijing bureau chief for Bloomberg Businessweek, about Chinese investment in the U.S.

Will Chinese Firm Bring Home The Bacon With Smithfield Deal?

It isn't clear yet whether U.S. regulators will approve the takeover of the iconic American company by China's Shuanghui International. There are concerns that Shuanghui could ratchet up production to feed the growing demand for meat in China.