Feb 22, 2012 16:12 EST
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Internet service providers need to work harder to prevent hacks, data theft and other fraud, including contacting customers whose infected computers have been hijacked by organized crime and helping them clean out viruses, the head of the Federal Communications Commission said on Wednesday.
Feb 22, 2012 14:55 EST
SILVER SPRING, Maryland (Reuters) - Proponents of a new obesity medication from Vivus Inc told U.S. reviewers on Wednesday that the drug's health benefits exceed heart and birth defect risks.
Feb 22, 2012 13:26 EST
WILMINGTON, Del (Reuters) - The Los Angeles Dodgers fired 300 security staff before a fan was badly beaten at a game last year and the baseball team and its owner should face a lawsuit over the incident, the fan's attorney said on Wednesday.
Feb 22, 2012 12:54 EST
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court sent back to a lower court a case on whether Medicaid recipients and medical providers can sue California for cutting reimbursement rates in the healthcare program for low-income Americans.
Feb 21, 2012 15:07 EST
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. corporations asked the government to explain what it considers a bribe of a foreign official, saying the lack of clarity has had a chilling effect on business.
Feb 21, 2012 10:28 EST
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court rejected on Tuesday an appeal by South Korea's Hynix Semiconductor Inc to take up the question of whether chip designer Rambus Inc illegally sued for patent infringement.
Feb 17, 2012 18:43 EST
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force said it will continue looking for an alternate supplier for next-generation satellite terminals even as it weighs a last-ditch bid by Boeing Co to stave off termination of its troubled, multibillion-dollar program.
Feb 17, 2012 18:22 EST
(Reuters) - Apple Inc did not infringe patented technology owned by Android phonemaker HTC Corp, the U.S. International Trade Commission said on Friday, the latest ruling in the wide-ranging smartphone patent wars.
Feb 17, 2012 17:09 EST
(Reuters) - The trustee managing the assets of bankrupt MF Global Holdings Ltd said none of the roughly $26 million being used to fund the futures brokerage in Chapter 11 is part of a $1.6 billion shortfall in customer accounts.
Feb 17, 2012 16:53 EST
(Reuters) - Time Warner Cable subscribers will finally be able to catch the recent rise of basketball sensation Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks, thanks to a new agreement struck with MSG Network, a spokesman for the cable company said.
Feb 17, 2012 16:53 EST
(Reuters) - In his biggest feat off the basketball court yet, Jeremy Lin has helped restore New York Knicks games to more than 1 million TV viewers in New York.
Feb 17, 2012 16:39 EST
BOSTON (Reuters) - Carlson Capital, a hedge fund based in Dallas, said on Friday that one of its former portfolio managers had received inside information from a industry consultant who has been arrested and charged with illegally passing on inside information.
Feb 17, 2012 16:28 EST
BOSTON (Reuters) - Hedge fund manager Philip Falcone told investors he will not quit plans to build a national mobile broadband service even after the startup wireless company he is backing suffered a serious regulatory blow this week.
Feb 17, 2012 09:30 EST
(Reuters) - Credit reporting firm TransUnion Corp <PONTS.UL> agreed to be acquired by buyout firm Advent International and a Goldman Sachs <GS.N> unit in a deal valued at $3 billion.
Feb 16, 2012 19:25 EST
(Reuters) - A U.S. judge intends to schedule a retrial for this June between Oracle Corp <ORCL.O> and SAP AG <SAPG.DE> over copyright infringement allegations, according to a court filing.
Feb 16, 2012 19:12 EST
(Reuters) - The U.S. Postal Service warned it could become a long-term burden on taxpayers absent legislative change, as the cash-strapped agency put pressure on Congress to allow it to end Saturday delivery and to tap into a retirement-account surplus.
Feb 16, 2012 19:12 EST
(Reuters) - The Postal Service warned it could become a long-term burden on taxpayers absent legislative change, as the cash-strapped agency put pressure on Congress to allow it to end Saturday delivery and to tap into a retirement-account surplus.
Feb 16, 2012 18:27 EST
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican critics of a Senate cybersecurity bill want to slow down consideration of the measure, saying it could give government too much power over private-sector infrastructure companies.
Feb 16, 2012 17:38 EST
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Exchange operator Nasdaq OMX <NDAQ.O> is trying to gain support for a legislative proposal that would give it a competitive edge over both rival exchanges and banks that operate anonymous trading venues known as "dark pools."
Feb 16, 2012 16:16 EST
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Vale SA <VALE5.SA>, the world's No. 2 iron-ore producer, raised its outlook for legal losses nearly five-fold to $22.4 billion as courts moved closer to allowing Brazilian tax authorities to levy overseas investments.