The Italian antitrust authority has enlarged its investigation of Google Italy's business practices to encompass those of its U.S. parent company.
The French Pirate Party, with its emphasis on Internet issues, is running a candidate in the upcoming election there.
Versata Software has won $139M in damages in a patent lawsuit against ERP software vendor SAP.
Yahoo has agreed to buy Maktoob.com, an Arabian portal combining news, business and sports information with mail and chat services.
Software developer VoloMedia has been awarded a U.S. patent that the company says covers the basic elements of podcasting
France Télécom's revenue for the first half fell 0.5 percent year on year -- but sales of iPhones are booming.
Alcatel-Lucent reported second-quarter revenue down 4.8 percent year on year, but still expects to break even for the full year, excluding one-time charges
SAP reported a 4 percent year-on-year increase in net income for the second quarter, even as revenue dropped 10 percent.
IBM has agreed to buy analytics specialist SPSS for $1.2B and source code analyst Ounce Labs for an undisclosed sum.
Blyk will close its advertising-supported mobile phone service in the U.K.
On-demand music streaming company Spotify will release a free iPhone client for its service in a few weeks, but will charge $14 a month to access the service.
EMC's second-quarter net income fell 43 percent year on year, and revenue fell 11 percent, as customers cut back spending on IT projects
Yahoo has acquired Xoopit, the creator of a photo management service for Web mail services originally developed for Gmail.
SAP plans to make an offer for SAF Simulation, Analysis and Forecasting, a Swiss developer of retail forecasting software.
Nokia reported second-quarter sales 25 percent lower than a year earlier, and net income down 66 percent.