Microsoft to Buy Speech-Recognition Firm Nuance

The two companies agreed to a $19.7 billion deal, including debt, in one of Microsoft’s biggest deals under Chief Executive Satya Nadella as the company looks to expand its range of software tools for its customers.

HUD Aims to Boost Homeownership for Buyers With Higher Student Debt

A relaxed student-loan calculation will likely qualify more Black and Hispanic...

Top Bankruptcy Firm Kirkland Losing Lawyers as Economy Improves

Kirkland & Ellis LLP and several attorneys from the law firm’s...

Lobbyists for Silicon Valley Giants Find Glory Days Are Over

Lobbyists representing large tech companies such as Facebook are facing a...

Thieves Find Money That Grows on Trees: ‘Avocados Are the Green Gold’

Global demand has spurred brazen nighttime heists and defensive measures from...