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  • Microsoft Corp. and Apple Inc. have both hired linguists to serve as experts in the tech titan's ongoing battle over whether or not the government can grant a trademark for the term "app store."

    Apple, Microsoft Hire Linguists in App Feud

  • Galleon Group founder Raj Rajaratnam earned profits or avoided losses totaling $63.8 million by trading on illegal stock tips, a federal agent testified at the hedge-fund titan's insider-trading trial.

    World Watch

  • Galleon Group founder Raj Rajaratnam reaped profits and avoided losses totaling $63.8 million by trading on illegal stock tips, a federal agent testified Wednesday as the government concluded its case in the hedge-fund titan's insider-trading trial.

    Galleon's Alleged Profits and Avoided Losses: $63.8 Million

  • It has since disrupted the media titan's plans to take over highly profitable satellite broadcaster British Sky Broadcasting and slashed billions off the value of his global conglomerate, News Corp.

    New allegations besiege Murdoch empire

  • The technology titan's close involvement in the planning and creation of the high-tech high school represents a trend in public-private partnerships in education: As U.S. students fall further behind global counterparts, and as companies seek skilled workers, big businesses like Microsoft Corp., J.P. Morgan Chase & Co . and IBM are taking an active, strategic role in education.

    New York Teams Up With IBM to Reboot a High School

  • In the case of Google, the Internet search titan's options show that even investors who are agnostic on the company's earnings have a shot at profits.

    Options Offer Clues to Earnings and Beyond

  • In Sydney, BHP Billiton hogged the limelight after announcing the acquisition of Petrohawk Energy Corp. in a deal worth more than $15 billion, marking the mining titan's second multibillion-dollar foray this year into the promising U.S. shale gas industry.

    Asia Mixed on U.S. Debt Warnings

  • Rather, the report provides a type of roadmap for Lehman's bankruptcy estate, creditors and other authorities to pursue possible actions against former Lehman executives, the bank's auditors and others involved in the financial titan's collapse.

    Examiner: Lehman Torpedoed Lehman

  • Google's appetite for Groupon likely lies in the titan's desire to capitalize on local online advertising opportunities, a space in which Google has so far had only moderate success.

    Google Close To Largest Acquisition Ever

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