Apotex Inc. defeated Sanofi, France’s biggest drugmaker, in an Australian patent dispute over the rheumatoid arthritis drugs Arava and Arabloc, with the country’s highest court ruling for the first time on the patentability of medical treatments for humans.
Oracle Corp. asked a U.S. appeals court today to let it pursue claims Google Inc. owes it more than $1 billion for building its Android operating system, the most popular platform for mobile phones, using copied code.
Redfin Corp., an online real-estate brokerage, raised $50 million in a financing round led by Tiger Global Management LLC and T. Rowe Price Group Inc., the latest mature startup to get capital from big institutional investors.
Oracle Corp. shareholders rejected the pay packages of Chief Executive Officer Larry Ellison and other executives, hewing to the recommendation by a proxy adviser that said their compensation is out of sync with the company’s performance.
Google Inc., Red Hat Inc., Oracle Corp. and other technology companies are contributing dozens of computer engineers and programmers to help the Obama administration fix the U.S. health-insurance exchange website.
Oracle Corp. Chief Executive Officer Larry Ellison, whose sailing team is trailing Emirates Team New Zealand in the America’s Cup yacht race, is also facing headwinds in cloud-computing and business applications.