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  • To match Special Report SEC/INVESTIGATIONS

    A coalition of liberals and conservatives is lashing out at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for pushing back against legislation that would force government agencies to get warrants before they access the email of people under investigation. The group, Digital 4th, on Wednesday launched www.notwithoutawarrant.com, …

  • The headquarters of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission are seen in Washington

    NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former accounting manager for Nvidia Corp has settled with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over allegations he leaked non-public information about the chipmaker that allowed a group of Wall Street analysts to make millions through illegal trades, the SEC announced on Wednesday. …

  • The Mikey Network Makes Unprecedented $500,000 Commitment to Place Mikey Defibrillators in All Peel Board Schools

    The Mikey Network is on a mission to make life-saving automated external defibrillators readily accessible in every school across Ontario.

  • Apple expands buybacks by $30 billion Reuters - 11 minutes ago
    People wait on street in front of Apple store as they await sales of new iPad in Apple store in Munich

    Apple Inc (AAPL.O) has approved another $30 billion in share buybacks till the end of 2015 and authorized a rarely seen seven-for-one stock split, addressing calls to share more of its cash hoard while broadening the stock's appeal to individual investors. Activist investor Carl Icahn, who had famously called on the iPhone …

  • The Facebook logo is pictured at the Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park

    Facebook Inc's mobile advertising business accelerated in the first three months of the year, helping the Internet social networking company top Wall Street's financial targets. Shares of Facebook were up nearly 3 percent at $63.05 (37.57 pounds) in after-hours trading on Wednesday. Facebook said that mobile ads represented …

  • People wait on street in front of Apple store as they await sales of new iPad in Apple store in Munich

    Apple Inc (NSQ:AAPL) has approved another $30 billion (17 billion pounds) in share buybacks till the end of 2015 and authorized a rarely seen seven-for-one stock split, addressing calls to share more of its cash hoard while broadening the stock's appeal to individual investors. Activist investor Carl Icahn, who had famously …

  • The Apple logo is pictured on the front of the company's flagship retail store near signs for the central subway project in San Francisco, California

    Apple Inc has approved another $30 billion in share buybacks till the end of 2015 and authorized a rarely seen seven-for-one stock split, addressing calls to share more of its cash hoard while broadening the stock's appeal to individual investors. On Wednesday, Apple reported sales of 43.7 million iPhones in the quarter …

  • Facebook 1Q results soar; CFO to step down Associated Press - 15 minutes ago
    Facebook 1Q results soar; CFO to step down

    Facebook's earnings and revenue grew sharply in the first quarter, surpassing Wall Street's expectations thanks to an 82 percent increase in advertising revenue. The world's biggest online social network ...

  • Safeway reports 1st-quarter loss Associated Press - 16 minutes ago
    Safeway reports 1st-quarter loss

    Safeway on Wednesday posted a net loss for the first quarter because of higher costs and acquisition expenses. The grocery-store chain is being acquired by an investment group in a deal worth about $7.64 ...

  • A man holding his mobile phone walks past the logo of Softbank Corp at its branch in Tokyo

    For Japanese billionaire Masayoshi Son, who wants to build the world's largest mobile Internet company, criticism of his operations from regulators in his home market could not come at a worse time. The feisty entrepreneur is lobbying skeptical Washington officials to let him buy a second U.S. mobile operator, saying he …

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