Apple Inc., AT&T Inc. and 11 other smartphone makers and wireless companies agreed to offer technology next year that would let customers remotely wipe data from their devices and render them inoperable when stolen.
An Experian Plc unit is the target of investigations by Illinois and Connecticut attorneys general for its role in the theft of social security numbers and other individual identifying data by a Vietnamese man who pleaded guilty to federal fraud charges in March.
Apollo Education Group Inc., owner of the University of Phoenix, fell in late trading after disclosing it received a subpoena from the Education Department for certain marketing and recruitment records.
Michigan’s gay marriage ban was ruled unconstitutional by a federal judge, making it the 21st state where same-sex unions are deemed legal and prompting its attorney general to seek and win a temporary hold on the order.
Electronic book buyers in the U.S. will begin receiving payments this week from $166 million in price-fixing settlements with five of the largest publishing companies, the New York attorney general’s office said.
Johnson & Johnson persuaded the Arkansas Supreme Court to throw out a $1.2 billion award against the drugmaker over its marketing of the antipsychotic drug Risperdal, erasing the biggest state verdict involving the controversial medicine.