Dan Loeb, the hedge-fund manager who successfully pushed for an executive shakeup at Yahoo! Inc., is taking his activism overseas for the first time with a $1.1 billion stake in Sony Corp., seeking change in a country where few U.S. investors have succeeded with that approach.
Google Inc., which bought Motorola Mobility to gain leverage in the global legal battle over smartphone and tablet computer inventions, can’t use some of its patents to block sales of Microsoft Corp. products, a federal judge ruled.
Pfizer Inc.’s Wyeth unit and Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. were accused by a group of prescription drug retailers of illegally keeping a generic version of the Effexor XR antidepressant off the market.
On a hot Friday evening in Osaka, Japan, street musician Jun Fukuda is channeling Bob Marley on a downtown bridge. Not the feel-good, party-hearty Marley, but the mortality-questioning ballad “Redemption Song.”
Jammin Java Corp., the gourmet coffee company whose chairman is the son of the reggae star Bob Marley, faces a probe by the Securities and Exchange Commission for possible involvement in a so-called pump-and-dump scheme.
The annual United Nations General Assembly in New York has long been a magnet for world leaders great and small, so it’s hosted some performances that are memorable more for entertainment value than for their import.
Google Inc.’s Seoul office was raided by South Korea’s antitrust regulator as part of a probe into whether the owner of the world’s largest search engine unfairly blocked competitors in the mobile-search market, a person familiar with the investigation said.