U.S. regulators, probing comments posted by Netflix Inc. Chief Executive Officer Reed Hastings on Facebook Inc.’s site, are being urged to reconsider disclosure rules created years before the advent of social media.
Netflix Inc. and Chief Executive Officer Reed Hastings said they may face a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission civil claim over a July Facebook post that coincided with the stock’s biggest gain in almost six weeks.
Google Inc. Chairman Eric Schmidt testified that his company developed the Android operating system using the Java programming language after partnership talks with Sun Microsystems Inc. fell through and Sun made no demand for a license to use Java.
Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. won a partial victory from a U.S. International Trade Commission judge in its bid to block imports of Apple Inc.’s devices including the iPhone and iPad tablet computer.
Oracle Corp. filed a patent- and copyright-infringement lawsuit against Google Inc. , claiming its Android software for mobile devices uses technology Oracle obtained in its January acquisition of Sun Microsystems Inc.