More than 100,000 Ukrainians marched against a decision by President Viktor Yanukovych’s government to cut off preparations for a free-trade pact with the European Union and seek closer ties with Russia.
Apple Inc. is set for a replay of a court fight against Samsung Electronics Co. in which the iPhone maker may seek to recoup more than the $411 million in damages a judge cut from a $1.05 billion jury award in 2012 over patents.
When Harmonix unveiled its Dance Central video game at the industry conference E3 in June 2010, the once-mighty music games company was perched on a financial precipice. Sales of the interactive music game Rock Band, once the company’s golden goose, had started plummeting the previous year.
The 11-year-old beamed at his heavy- metal rocker dad, Tony Conklin, associate director of research for the Americas at Deutsche Bank and happy member of Riffhanger, who had just performed in a battle of the bands.
Viacom Inc. sold Harmonix Music Systems, maker of the “Rock Band” video game, to investment company Columbus Nova LLC a month after announcing its plan to sell the money-losing unit. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.