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SAN FRANCISCO, June 19- A year after Facebook Inc's fumbled IPO, Wall Street remains slow to recognize what Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg argues has been an across-the-board improvement in its business.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 19- Yahoo Inc on Wednesday downplayed concerns that its plans to recycle inactive user IDs could leave users exposed to hackers, saying only 7 percent of those IDs are tied to actual Yahoo email accounts.
*Says negotiating with Hollywood studios over possible movie. BOSTON, June 19- Eccentric former software pioneer John McAfee is back in the spotlight- lashing out at the anti-virus software that bears his name in a profanity-laced video.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 19- A high profile sex discrimination lawsuit in Silicon Valley should be taken private via arbitration, lawyers for venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield& Byers argued on Wednesday, but the plaintiff, former partner Ellen Pao, wants the chance to tell her story before a judge.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 19- Chip designer ARM said the size and depth of its partner network across hardware and software gave it an edge in mobile technology that top chipmaker Intel Corp and new graphics rival Nvidia Corp would struggle to match.
SEATTLE, June 19- Microsoft Corp said on Wednesday that users of its forthcoming Xbox One game console will be able to play games offline without establishing an Internet connection, and will be able to lend or sell used disc-based games.
WASHINGTON, June 19- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said on Wednesday the U.S. economy is expanding strongly enough for the central bank to begin slowing the pace of its bond-buying stimulus later this year.
Marion Blakey, former administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, and AIA's chief executive, said she was heartened by the poll, conducted by the Christian Science Monitor newspaper, but her industry needed to do a better job dispelling misperceptions about drones.
*Fed says risks to growth, jobs have lessened since fall. WASHINGTON, June 19- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said on Wednesday the U.S. economy is expanding strongly enough for the central bank to begin slowing the pace of its bond-buying stimulus later this year.
NEW YORK-- NuVasive Inc. shares traded higher Wednesday after a Canaccord Genuity analyst raised his price target on the spinal device maker's stock, saying he expects NuVasive to report stronger profit margins starting in 2015.. THE SPARK: Analyst William Plovanic rates NuVasive shares "Buy" and raised his target to $29 per share from $24.50.
Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Youssef Squali on Wednesday raised his earnings estimates and price target on Netflix Inc., citing its strong growth. THE OPINION: Netflix, based Los Gatos, Calif., provides subscription-based access to movies and televisions shows through its online and mail delivery services.
On Monday, home improvement retailer Lowe's Cos. said that it plans to expand its California operations by acquiring Orchard Supply for about $205 million in cash. Since Orchard Supply filed for bankruptcy protection, Lowe's offer will become the "stalking horse" bid for an auction of Orchard's assets.
Diamond Supply is considered one of the more popular skate brands and up until that point had only been carried at one other retail chain, Zumiez Inc. Santaniello said that when PacSun acquired Diamond Supply distribution, Zumiez's core customers accused it of "stealing" the designs.
FRESNO, Calif.-- A new report finds that for the first time in history, a Fresno County crop _ grapes _ has exceeded one billion dollars in production value.
U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Rice of Spokane ruled Monday that N.W. Management and Realty Service Inc. failed to register as a farm labor contractor or provide written documentation about wages and other conditions of the work. The workers were hired to labor in two orchards near Sunnyside, about 40 miles southeast of Yakima.
LONDON, June 19- U.S. state-level targets show the remaining potential for renewable power in some states such as Illinois, within an overall picture of waning mandates. The United States has no federal targets to install or generate renewable power, where demand is instead driven by states in the form of renewable portfolio standards.
June 19- Electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc said it is recalling 1,228 of its 2013 Model S cars manufactured between May 10 and June 8 due to a defect in the mounting bracket of the rear seat. The recall blemishes a clean public record for the Model S, which received a near-perfect score from the influential Consumer Reports magazine.
Firefighters in Colorado were mopping up remaining hot spots from the most destructive wildfire in state history that destroyed 502 homes and charred more than 22 square miles after it broke out Tuesday, June 11.
LOS ANGELES-- Selma Blair is making a sudden exit from the Charlie Sheen sitcom "Anger Management." Sheen's manager, Mark Burg, declined comment, as did FX. The sitcom represents Sheen's TV series comeback after he was fired from CBS' "Two and a Half Men" in 2011 after clashing with producers.
LOS ANGELES-- Michael Jackson's personal chef described for jurors the home lives of the children during the final months of the singer's life and their ongoing grief over their father's death nearly four years ago. It has been replaced, Chase said, by a weight on eldest son Prince Michael Jackson's shoulders.