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.
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.
California governor candidates Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman clashed over an aide’s description of her as a “whore,” with Brown terming it an “unfortunate” part of a private conversation and Whitman calling it a “personal attack.”
Autodesk Inc., a maker of architectural and engineering software, unveiled new design tools and a revamped cloud-computing platform called Autodesk 360 that lets customers use the programs over the Internet.
Autodesk Inc. , the biggest maker of engineering-design software, reported first-quarter profit that exceeded analysts’ estimates as sales increased for the first time in five quarters on growth in Asia.
Westinghouse Solar Inc. said it filed a patent-infringement complaint at the U.S. International Trade Commission seeking to block imports of solar-power systems made by Zep Solar and Canadian Solar Inc.
Joe Dear is giving a pep talk to more than two dozen colleagues at the California Public Employees’ Retirement System. As Dear paces before his people on this July afternoon in Sacramento, he implores them to shake off the funk of the pension fund’s recent troubles.