College-admissions officers are increasingly looking at information on applicants that has nothing to do with grade-point averages, SAT scores or extracurricular work. They want to know if a young person is going to make trouble or shows signs of bad behavior that could lead to bad publicity or a legal investigation.
Microsoft Corp. won’t be able to seek another import ban against some handsets made by Google Inc.’s Motorola Mobility, though it can get damages under a ruling issued by a U.S. appeals court yesterday.
The European Commission’s antitrust probe into whether Google Inc. favors its own services over competitors in search results will conclude “towards the end of the summer break,” at the earliest, L’Echo quoted EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia as saying in an interview.
After selling two Internet startups to Google Inc. and Twitter Inc., Ori Allon plans to announce a $20 million funding round today for a company that sifts through another kind of complex data: New York apartment rentals.
Apple Inc. ’s Steve Jobs says he has no plans to take on Google Inc. in the search business, that Adobe Systems Inc. ’s Flash technology is on the wane and that partner Foxconn Technology Group doesn’t operate a sweatshop.