Fujitsu Ltd., the Japanese maker of semiconductors, computers and communications equipment, is the top owner of patents related to 3-D printing, according to a study released by the U.K.’s Intellectual Property Office.
UBS AG, Switzerland’s biggest bank, said Chris Vogelgesang will step down as co-head of foreign exchange and precious metals as the bank merges the unit with rates and credit amid regulatory probes into currency markets.
Oil companies, manufacturers, advertisers and real estate investors warned that a proposal from Senate Finance Chairman Max Baucus to slow down deductions for capital assets could raise the cost of investment.
Twenty-five years ago, it took the specter of a deranged dictator sending agents to the U.S. with plastic guns to get Congress to pass a law banning undetectable weapons. Now that law is about to expire, and though the dictator is dead, the threat is more real than ever.
The University of Texas will ask an appeals court to allow continued race-conscious admissions that the U.S. Supreme Court called into question over a white girl’s claim she was rejected in favor of less-qualified minorities.
Bertrand Badre, managing director and chief financial officer of the World Bank, and Representative Carolyn Maloney, New York Democrat, dined last night at the French-American Cultural Foundation’s 15th anniversary gala.