Google Inc., the owner of the world’s largest search engine, reached a settlement to end the European Union’s three-year antitrust probe after it improved an offer to display results from rival search services.
Microsoft Corp. will allow overseas customers to have their personal data stored outside the U.S., a response to concerns about allegations of U.S. government spying, Microsoft General Counsel Brad Smith said yesterday.
Intuit Inc. Chief Executive Officer Brad Smith said the company didn’t bring its “A-game” last year and will speed up development of mobile software and undertake other initiatives to turn more online shoppers into paying customers.
Intuit Inc. is boosting sales of its financial-management and tax-preparation programs with online and mobile versions, helping make up for a slowdown in desktop software, Chief Executive Officer Brad Smith said.
When a power failure knocked out Intuit Inc. ’s servers last month, the outage did more than strand 300,000 customers. It showed the challenges in shifting from selling shrink-wrapped software to Internet-based services.
Bank of Montreal, Canada’s fourth- largest lender by assets, fell the most in almost three years after profit excluding an accounting gain missed analysts’ estimates and earnings from U.S. operations declined.