Google wins $1 victory against patent owner harassing customers
A $1 victory for Google could mean a whole lot more in savings for some of its customers. A recent case illustrates how technology companies are fighting patent-licensing firms that sue their customers.
Facebook's Sandberg now one of world's youngest billionaires
Sheryl Sandberg's fortune surpassed $1 billion Tuesday after Facebook closed at a record. The chief operating officer of the world's most popular social-networking service owns about 12.3 million shares of the Menlo Park, Calif.-based company.
1937 law stalls AirAsia bid to offer free tickets
AirAsia, the region's biggest budget airline, is aiming to start flights in India and bring more competition to one of the world's fastest growing markets. The only thing standing in the way: a law dating to the 1930s.
Stites & Harbison elects Brian Neal to membership
Stites & Harbison, PLLC, announced today that Attorney Brian Neal of Nashville, Tenn., has been elected to membership in the law firm, effective Jan. 1, 2014.
Why 'live to work' mindset wins out in US
Overwork is not good for productivity. If you're doing physical labor, you get tired. If you're doing customer service, you get cranky. If you're sitting at a desk doing so-called knowledge work, you get stale and unimaginative.
U.S. Chamber to host Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair for veterans and military spouses in Montgomery
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation will host “Hiring Our Heroes – Montgomery,” a hiring fair for veterans and military spouses. More than 30 employers are expected to participate with jobs available for veterans and military spouses of all ranks and levels of experience. Companies range from America's biggest employers to dozens of small companies from the region. The event will also include a free Hiring Our Heroes employment workshop that features one-on-one mentoring sessions on resume building, job search tools, and interviewing techniques for all jobseekers.
Royal Technologies to fill 25 open jobs at Feb. 6 job fair
Royal Technologies Corporation is hosting a Feb. 6 job fair at its Cullman facility in a bid to fill 25-plus open jobs. These additions are a result of new growth.
Dr. Ruse earns certification in obesity medicine
Naykala Ruse, M.D., recently passed the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) certification exam for obesity medicine physicians and became certified in the subspecialty of obesity medicine.
Hackers probably attacked companies beyond Target, report says
Hacking attacks like those that siphoned credit-card data from Target and Neiman Marcus are probably part of an unprecedented assault on a larger number of retailers, according to a security company working with the government.
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