Ethiopia was accused by a U.S. citizen with links to opponents of the East African nation’s government of spying on him with surveillance software on his home computer, according to a first-of-its-kind lawsuit in Washington.
Google Inc.’s $3.2 billion purchase of a digital thermostat maker may jump-start a multibillion- dollar race to acquire companies that are powering the rise of Web-connected devices across homes, cities and workplaces.
Abusers of prescription painkillers increasingly turn to multiple doctors to gain their pills, according to research that indicates physicians need to be more vigilant when recommending the medications.
Silver Spring Networks Inc., the maker of networking equipment for smart electricity grids, surged in its first day of trading after raising 21 percent more than planned in a U.S. initial public offering.
Silver Spring Networks Inc., the maker of networking equipment for smart electricity grids, seeks to raise about $67 million in its initial public offering, less than half the amount it initially sought, after waiting more than a year and a half to proceed with the sale.