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  • Facebook CEO Zuckerberg’s Base Salary Falls to $1

    Mark Zuckerberg has decided he’s a $1-a-year man.

  • Apple E-Book Consumer Lawsuit Can Proceed as Group Case

    Apple Inc. lost its bid to block consumers in 23 states and territories from suing as a group over e-book price fixing as they and state attorneys general seek as much as $840 million in damages.

  • Sandberg Rejecting No-Hire Entreaty Seen Hampering Google

    Statements by Facebook Inc. Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg over staff poaching in Silicon Valley could pose antitrust hurdles for her former employer, Google Inc.

  • Facebook’s Sandberg Says Declined to Limit Google Hiring

    Facebook Inc. Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg has weighed in on the long-running legal dispute over Silicon Valley technology giants pirating each others’ employees in a way that may hurt her company’s rivals.

  • How Steve Jobs Got the iPhone Into Japan

    The iPhone, it's safe to say, is big in Japan. Toward the end of last year, three out of every four smartphones sold in Japan were iPhones, according to market researcher Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. Tim Cook said during Apple's most recent earnings call that its phone sales in the country shot up 40 percent after it signed a deal with NTT Docomo.

  • Apple Beats Samsung as Favorite Brand in Emerging Markets, Even Though They Can't Afford It

    People want what they can't have. For many of those living in emerging markets, that's an iPhone.

  • Neil Young to Start Kickstarter-Funded Music Service, Player

    Singer-songwriter Neil Young announced a Kickstarter-funded music service, PonoMusic, and player to deliver high-quality digital sounds.

  • There’s Currency Rigging, and Then There’s This: Opening Line

    What was Lloyds Banking Group’s Martin Chantree thinking? Four people with knowledge of the inquiry say he tipped off the bank’s trading position just ahead of its sale of sterling for the dollar. In the seven minutes etween his communication and the time Lloyds began executing the order on Jan. 13, 2013, the pound fell 16 basis points against the dollar, or 0.16 percentage point, its biggest move of the day, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. As the U.K. currency tumbled, costing Lloyds an estimated $750,000, Chantree told colleagues that maybe he shouldn’t have shared the information, two of the people said, according to reporting by Gavin Finch, Ambereen Choudhury and Liam Vaughan.

  • Teva Returns to Roots after 'Nuthouse' Board Ousts CEO

    This time last year, the chairman and chief executive officer of Israel’s Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., the world’s biggest generic drugmaker, were foreigners. Miami billionaire Phillip Frost led the board and Jeremy Levin, a South African, was CEO. They were the first non- Israelis to hold those positions.

  • Apple CFO Oppenheimer to Retire as Maestri Set to Succeed

    Apple Inc. Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer will retire at the end of September, as Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook brings on a new lieutenant to navigate slowing growth at the iPhone maker.

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