Google Inc. shares rose to a record after the company unveiled a subscription music-streaming service and overhauled its online maps, part of several product updates aimed at attracting more users and advertisers.
Technology to help locate wireless callers inside buildings got past objections from General Electric Co., Google Inc. and the E-ZPass Group, who told U.S. regulators that it may interfere with millions of devices.
Google Inc. Chief Executive Officer Larry Page disclosed a health condition that can result in hoarse speech and labored breathing, though according to doctors won’t impede him from running the Web-search provider.
Google Inc. is overhauling its mapping service with quicker navigation, more personalized information and updated look and feel as the search provider keeps up pressure on Microsoft Corp. and Apple Inc.
Primecap Odyssey Aggressive Growth Fund, run by a firm that’s best known as a money manager for Vanguard Group Inc., beat peers over the past five years with a heavy dose of health-care stocks, many held for years.
General Electric Co. Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Immelt tried to sell off the company’s appliance and lighting businesses in 2008, only to have the effort derailed by the financial crisis. Now Chip Blankenship has the job of proving the division was worth keeping.