IRobot Corp., the Bedford, Massachusetts-based maker of the Roomba robotic vacuum cleaner, said in a statement that a German court has issued an order against two Chinese companies for infringing four European patents.
In his last gig, Jamie Salter snapped up Linens ‘n Things Inc., Polaroid Corp. and other household names. With his new acquisition, he’ll peddle cage- fighting T-shirts and “Expression of Combat” school folders.
A group supporting Mitt Romney has spent millions attacking Republican rivals Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich -- using media firms better known for ambushing Democratic presidential nominees Michael Dukakis and John Kerry.
Rawleigh Warner, the Mobil Oil Corp. chairman and chief executive officer who took corporate image- management to a new level through company sponsorship of “Masterpiece Theater” on public television and paid opinion pieces that appeared in U.S. newspapers, has died. He was 92.
Months after passing over Senator John Kerry for a Cabinet post in 2009, President Barack Obama turned to the Massachusetts senator to warn Afghanistan’s President Hamid Karzai that U.S. support was at risk.