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  • Yahoo to Move San Francisco Offices to Chronicle Building

    Yahoo Inc. said it will take space at Hearst Corp.’s San Francisco Chronicle building in the city’s South of Market neighborhood, putting it closer to an area of rapid growth that’s home to technology companies.

  • Man Slain After Shooting Ex-Colleague Near Empire State

    A man fired from his job near the Empire State Building returned to his former workplace today and shot a co-worker, triggering a firefight with police near one of Manhattan’s most recognizable landmarks. The shooter and a 41- year-old man were dead after the violence, and as many as nine people were injured.

  • Novell Makes Closing Arguments at Microsoft Antitrust Trial

    Novell Inc. and Microsoft Corp. made closing arguments today in Novell’s case claiming the world’s largest software maker unfairly used its monopoly on personal computer operating systems to suppress WordPerfect, a rival word-processing program.

  • Bloomberg Called for Gun Limits Minutes Before NYC Shots

    About 30 minutes before two people were shot dead and nine were injured near New York’s Empire State Building, the mayor of America’s largest city was on the radio talking again about guns.

  • Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, Citigroup in Court News

    Morgan Stanley reached a settlement with MBIA Inc. over credit-default swaps that led to billions of dollars of losses for the bank, agreeing to terminate the contracts and drop a challenge to the insurer’s restructuring.

  • Intuitive Witnesses Blame Patient Death on Bad Heart

    Witnesses for Intuitive Surgical Inc. testified that heart disease, not a failed robotic procedure, killed a patient whose widow is suing the company over claims that overly aggressive marketing caused surgical errors.

  • Emergency U.S. Radio Plan Ignoring Concerns of Suppliers

    Officials preparing to spend $7 billion to build a U.S. emergency-services radio network aren’t listening to companies with expertise, according to executives who met yesterday to air complaints about the program.

  • Microsoft’s Gates Faces More Questions in Novell Lawsuit

    Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates faced more cross-examination on allegations that the world’s largest software maker undermined Novell Inc.’s WordPerfect program.

  • Intuitive Salesman Says Robotic Surgeries Drove Salaries

    A former Intuitive Surgical Inc. sales representative testified that two-thirds of his salary was based on how many robotic surgeries were completed in his geographic territory.

  • Citigroup, MF Global, JPMorgan, Merck, BofA in Court News

    Citigroup Inc., whose $285 million settlement with U.S. regulators over a collapsed collateralized debt obligation was faulted by a federal judge as too lenient, may have to pay more money to avoid admitting it did anything wrong, said lawyers following the case.

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