An  undated handout file photo provided by the FBI of  Adnan Shukrijumah. The Pakistan military issued a statement saying he  was killed in a raid in Pakistan’s North Waziristan tribal area. Photograph: FBI

Pakistani soldiers have killed a top al-Qaeda operative who was charged in the United States for his alleged involvement in a plot to bomb New York’s (...)

Botox producer Allergan  is resisting Valeant’s hostile offer. Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

Valeant Pharmaceuticals said in a letter yesterday to Allergan’s board of directors that it was prepared to raise its offer to at least $200 per share(...)

Google is one of a number of tech firms accused

Oracle is being sued over claims that it schemed with Google, Microsoft and other companies to not hire each other’s employees in the latest case acc(...)

Sean Dunne: said that he did not have the resources to defend Nama’s objection to his being discharged. Photograph: Steve Miller

Sean Dunne’s two biggest creditors and the US court official investigating his financial affairs have objected to the insolvent property developer’s a(...)

It is illegal under Irish law for Microsoft to hand over information stored in Ireland to the US government without an Irish judge’s approval, former minister for justice Michael McDowell has warned

It is illegal under Irish law for Microsoft to hand over information stored in Ireland to the US government without an Irish judge’s approval, former (...)

Paul Singer, billionaire founder and president of Elliott Management.   Photograph: Jacob Kepler/Bloomberg

The hedge fund firm of billionaire Paul E Singer has about 300 employees, yet it has managed to force Argentina, a nation of 41 million people, into a(...)

Google was one of four tech companies involved in a settlement worth $325 million with  64,000 employees.

Four major Silicon Valley companies have formally agreed to pay $324.5 million (€238 million) to settle claims brought by employees accusing them of c(...)

Megan Huntsman is shown in a photograph provided by the Pleasant Grove County Jail in Pleasant Grove, Utah. Photograph: Pleasant Grove County Jail/Handout via Reuters

A Utah woman accused of killing six babies that she gave birth to over 10 years told investigators that she either strangled or suffocated the (...)

Lawsuits against internet companies and social networks are multiplying as use of the web balloons. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Facebook is being sued in the US over claims it systematically intercepts its users private messages on the social network and profits by sharing the (...)

Big data: in his advice to the European Court of Justice, its advocate general, Pedro Cruz Villalón, noted the broad but potentially revealing nature of metadata.

What would the end of the current European Data Retention Directive (DRD) mean for business?Plenty, if the European Court of Justice (ECJ) decides to (...)