RIO DE JANEIRO, April 27 - Telefonica Brasil SA said on Monday its board had approved a share offering priced at 47 reais ($16.12) for preferred shares and 38.47 reais for commons shares, as the company raises funds to buy broadband provider GVT.
NEW YORK, April 27 - Microsoft Corp lost a round in a potentially costly patent battle when a U.S. International Trade Commission judge on Monday found that the software giant used InterDigital Inc's technology in its mobile phones without permission.
NEW DELHI/LONDON, April 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - G erman development worker Caroline Siebald and her boyfriend Charles Gertler, an American glaciologist, were on a rafting trip in Nepal when the earthquake struck and initially panicked about how to let their families know they were safe.
April 27 - ESPN sued Verizon Communications on Monday for breach of contract involving a new pay-TV offering, as the cable sports network fired the latest volley in a mounting battle with the telecommunications company.
April 27 - Facebook Inc introduced free video calling in its Messenger phone app on Monday as the company seeks to transform its mobile messaging service into a full-featured platform with the same reach as its 1.4 billion user social network.
NEW DELHI - Maruti Suzuki India Ltd, the country's top-selling car maker, plans to push deeper into smaller towns and villages to increase sales, its chairman said on Monday, after the company reported a forecast-beating rise in quarterly net profit.