General Electric Co. will probably be named preferred bidder to supply 465 diesel locomotives to South Africa’s state-owned Transnet SOC Ltd. as part of a $3.2 billion investment, according people familiar with the matter.
Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. said Apple Inc. filed a complaint with the European Union’s competition authority accusing the company of violating a pledge to license industry-standard patents on fair terms.
Google Inc., which won U.S. approval for its acquisition of Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc., is close to naming Dennis Woodside to run the business when the deal closes, three people familiar with the matter said.
Google Inc. and a Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. unit were ordered by the U.S. judge presiding over an Apple Inc. patent lawsuit to turn over information about the development of Google’s Android operating system.
Microsoft Corp., the largest software maker, said it would be “fair and reasonable” in licensing its industry-standard technology, pledging to negotiate with competitors instead of trying to block sales of their products.