Google Inc. Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said new technologies that help companies analyze vast amounts of digital information have the power to bring change to the insurance, health-care and energy industries.
Biogen Idec Inc.’s multiple sclerosis drug Tecfidera won designation as a “new active substance” in Europe, giving it added protection against generic copies and paving the way for approval there. The shares rose the most in more than two years.
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron will introduce laws to force search engines’ to cooperate if new efforts to curb child pornography online fail, he said today while lauding efforts by Google Inc. and Microsoft Corp.
Google Inc. is moving its Washington office closer to Capitol Hill after spending $18.2 million on lobbying, more than Northrop Grumman Corp. and enough to rank the technology company as the eighth-biggest advocacy spender.
Google Inc.’s Android is extending its lead over Apple Inc. in the mobile-software market at a rate that compares with Microsoft Corp.’s expansion in desktop software in the 1990s, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt said.