Google Inc., owner of the most-used search engine, must face revived claims that its Street View mapping system infringed a California company’s patents for creating images for visually navigating a geographic area.
International Business Machines Corp. and Iron Mountain Inc. lost track of storage devices with data from the California Department of Child Support Services involving more than 800,000 people, the state said.
Power companies should be pressed by government to install technologies including smart meters and energy-storage devices to shield the electric grid from more frequent disruptions tied to weather, according to a study.
Lenovo Group Ltd., the second-biggest personal computer maker, said the company’s cash reserves of more than $3 billion enable it to pursue an acquisition of almost any size to expand in new business areas.
American International Group Inc. and other investors should be able to penetrate the “shroud of secrecy” that exists over negotiations leading up to Bank of America Corp.’s $8.5 billion mortgage-bond settlement, a lawyer for the insurance company said.