In order to settle an investigation by the US Justice Department, the Boston Scientific Group has paid as much as $296 Million. The probe had been into the company's Guidant unit's handling of heart devices, and the settlement has, as reported by the company, led to losses in its third quarter.
Plugging "one of the biggest leaks" in software piracy this year, online investigation firm IPCybercrime has been able to pin down an eighteen-year-old person named Christian Del Amo, for allegedly attempting to sell pirated copies of Activision Blizzard's forthcoming game, Modern Warfare 2, which is scheduled for an official release on November 10.
King of the search engine market, Google Inc., today unveiled a search engine, called Google Commerce Search, the services of which have been specifically designed for e-commerce websites. The company's launch has come just in time for the holiday season, and is aimed at making online shopping easier for users.