Google Inc., owner of the world’s most-popular search engine, doubled its spending plan for a new data center in Taiwan to $600 million amid surging demand from Asia for its Gmail and YouTube services.
Yahoo! Inc. agreed to disclose more details on its revenue tied to search and display advertising after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sent letters to the company asking for clarification.
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.
Adways Inc., a Japanese Internet advertising and marketing agency, is surging on optimism earnings will benefit from its tie-up with mobile-app creator Line Corp., according to Tachibana Securities Co.
Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, the world’s biggest maker of luxury vehicles, is considering a production increase for the i3 electric car after early demand for the model exceeded the automaker’s expectations.
Yandex NV, Russia’s biggest Internet company, advanced to a record in New York, widening its premium over China’s Baidu Inc. on prospects the purchase of a movie- rating site will cement its lead in the search market.