Disney Enterprises Inc., Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. and four other movie studios accused the closed file-sharing service Megaupload.com of massive theft of intellectual property in a copyright-infringement lawsuit.
Google Inc. won a major victory in its fight against claims it illegally scanned private e-mail messages to and from Gmail accounts, defeating a bid to unify lawsuits in a single group case on behalf of hundreds of millions of Internet users.
Guatemala’s Energy and Mines Ministry awarded licenses to Compania Guatemalteca de Niquel, S.A. and Minera San Rafael S.A. to begin mineral extraction in Central America’s largest economy, the ministry said in a statement published on its website.
Autodesk Inc., a maker of architectural and engineering software, said billings will rise at an average annual rate of 12 percent through fiscal 2018 as the company shifts to selling more software subscriptions.
Switzerland said it expects to deliver account data on almost 4,450 UBS AG clients suspected by the U.S. of tax evasion, prompting the Internal Revenue Service to say it will drop a lawsuit against the bank within months.