The Patent Trial and Appeal Board lets a company skip the question of whether it infringed a patent—and challenge whether the patent should have been issued in the first place.
Beyond Verbal, other developers are using voice analysis to assess people's emotions, enabling app users to have fun and companies to keep tabs on employees, screen job applicants
Google Inc. on Monday disclosed $9.5 million in cash bonuses, tied to the company's performance in fiscal year 2013, for its chief financial officer, chief business officer and legal chief.
Urban Outfitters' fourth-quarter profit improved 7.4% on higher sales, though its namesake brand continued to struggle causing the retailer to issue a light warning about the current quarter's performance.
The Australian dollar's sharp drop from last year's peak has begun delivering the hoped-for windfall for many of the nation's exporters.
Sergio Marchionne earned a combined €3.6 million for 2013 compared with €4.5 million in 2012.
A consortium including Blackstone Group and TPG is preparing to bid roughly $5.5 billion this week for manufacturing company Gates Global.
Morgans Hotel Group Co. eliminated at least one-third of its corporate staff Monday, as the company had indicated an intention to reduce costs.
Frederic Cilins was accused of trying to thwart a federal investigation into alleged bribery to win mineral rights in Guinea.
The Justice Department offered a lengthy defense of its antitrust settlement allowing the merger of AMR and US Airways, calling the agreement a "major victory for American consumers."