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*Microsoft set to unveil new Xbox Tuesday. *Xbox key to Microsoft's broader push into consumers' lives. SAN FRANCISCO/ SEATTLE, May 18- Microsoft Corp is set to make a splash this week with the eagerly awaited unveiling of its new Xbox game console, eight years after the last version, as it seeks a larger share of the $65 billion a year global computer gaming industry.
*Google expects Glass etiquette to evolve. SAN FRANCISCO, May 18- Google staged four discussions expounding on the finer points of its "Glass" wearable computer during this week's developer conference.
NEW YORK, May 18- Europe's top trade official for the first time late on Friday officially cited Chinese mobile telecommunications equipment makers Huawei and ZTE Corp for violating anti-dumping and anti-subsidy guidelines.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 17- Target Corp said on Friday it opened a new San Francisco office to track down technology companies that can help the second-largest U.S. retailer grow its online commerce business.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 17- Amazon.com Inc decided not to turn pilot project "Zombieland" into a full TV series, but is going ahead with " Alpha House," as the world's largest online retailer enters the next stage of its foray into original video creation.
NEW YORK-- Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is promising to unveil "something special" Monday evening in New York as she tries to attract more traffic and advertising to the Internet company.
WASHINGTON, May 17- Unemployment rates dropped in 43 out of the 50 U.S. states and in the District of Columbia in April from a year before, according to Labor Department data released on Friday. A handful of states, including Illinois, Delaware, Indiana, Wisconsin, Mississippi and New Hampshire saw their jobless rates rise over the year.
Either country crooner Kree Harrison or vocal powerhouse Candice Glover will be revealed Thursday night as the 12th season champion of "American Idol."
HOUSTON, May 17- Independent western U.S. refiner Tesoro Corp said on Friday that it has signed a side letter agreement with California Attorney General Kamala Harris on its planned $2.4- billion purchase of BP Plc's Los Angeles- area refinery and other assets.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 17- Strong debuts in the initial public offerings of two business software companies on Friday underscored a pattern in the market: While consumer companies like Facebook Inc get the buzz, enterprise companies are racking up most of the market gains.
May 17- The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Friday said it approved Tesoro Corp's purchase of BP Plc's 240,000 barrel per day Los Angles area refinery and other assets in a 3-0 vote. The commission found the deal would not substantially lessen competition among seven refiners for gasoline in California, the nation's largest gasoline market.
NEW YORK-- Shares of Autodesk Inc. sank Friday after the design software company posted disappointing first-quarter results and lowered its forecasts for the year. THE SPARK: Autodesk reported its results after the market closed on Thursday.
NEW YORK-- A recent drop in the price of Ruckus Wireless shares provides a buying opportunity, a Goldman Sachs analyst said Friday as she raised the company's rating. THE SPARK: Analyst Simona Jankowski boosted Ruckus Wireless Inc. to "Buy" from "Neutral." The Sunnyvale, Calif., company, which went public in November, makes equipment for and builds big Wi-Fi networks.
SANTA CLARA, Calif.-- Drug developer XenoPort said Friday that its treatment for restless leg syndrome, Horizant, will likely be available to U.S. patients in early June. Last month XenoPort Inc. said that there was a shortage of Horizant, with patients telling them that they were unable to fill prescriptions.
PALO ALTO, Calif.-- Electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. has increased the size of its stock and note sales by almost 17 percent, citing high demand from investors. The Palo Alto, Calif., company said in a regulatory filing on Friday that is now expects to gross $968 million from the sales, which will take place on May 22.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Missouri prosecutors want a judge to let them keep closer tabs on the former head of a failed artificial sweetener plant in Moberly. Attorney General Chris Koster's office said Thursday it has filed a motion in St. Charles County Circuit Court seeking to monitor ex-Mamtek CEO Bruce Cole with a wearable GPS device.
HAYWARD, Calif.-- Impax Laboratories Inc. said Friday it is now selling a generic version of the migraine drug Zomig. Impax is now selling a low-cost generic version of Zomig tablets and orally disintegrating Zomig tablets in two strengths. Impax gets the profits from U.S. sales of Zomig and makes royalty payments to AstraZeneca.
Opponents of the $68 billion bullet train project and attorneys for the California High-Speed Rail Authority submitted their agreement to a Sacramento County Superior Court judge. That allows Judge Michael P. Kenny to begin hearing arguments May 31 in a lawsuit filed in 2011 by Kings County.
WASHINGTON, May 17- A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Friday opens the first in a series of investigative hearings in Congress on the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups for extra tax scrutiny, as the political storm over the scandal shifts to Capitol Hill.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 16- Developers at eBay Inc are working on potential applications for Google Inc's Glass project, opening up the possibility that shopping and broader commercial activities might be conducted through the wearable technology.