The European Parliament voted in favor of “net neutrality” rules, which restrict how phone companies manage their networks, in a move meant to prevent blocking or degrading of certain websites and traffic.
Gum Tong owns a diner in Washington, D.C., and Matt Bellinger charters fishing boats in the Florida Everglades. They have this in common: The shutdown of the U.S. government cost them money they will never get back.
NTT Communications Corp. agreed to buy Virtela Technology Services Inc. for about 50 billion yen ($512 million) to expand in U.S. cloud computing, according to a person with direct knowledge of the situation.
The European Energy Exchange AG, continental Europe’s second-biggest natural-gas bourse, plans to introduce German gas products in October that may reduce network-management costs and prices for end-users of the fuel.