Video startup Waywire kept a low profile even with a roster of investors that includes talk show host Oprah Winfrey and Google Inc.’s Eric Schmidt. The company can thank Newark Mayor Cory Booker for its newfound notoriety.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker, who lived on food stamps and resided in low-income housing to identify with his poor constituents, is acknowledging his status as a technology millionaire as he campaigns across New Jersey for a U.S. Senate seat.
Google Inc. must present the European Union with “better” proposals if it wants to settle the almost three-year-old EU antitrust probe into the way it operates its search service, the bloc’s competition chief said.
In the wake of Myriad Genetics Inc.’s infringement suit against a competitor that said it would offer breast and ovarian cancer tests, the head of the U.S. Senate’s Committee on the Judiciary has called for mandatory licensing of the Utah-based company’s tests.
Stanley Druckenmiller is backing Mark Zuckerberg’s efforts to bring about immigration reform in the U.S., becoming the first Wall Street veteran to contribute to the Facebook Inc. founder’s bipartisan advocacy group.