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DEARBORN, Mich./ SHANGHAI, Dec 5- Ford Motor Co unveiled its 50th anniversary Mustang sports car in its first global launch on Thursday, with a sleek redesign aimed at enhancing the brand's status outside the United States.
NEW YORK-- A Wedbush analyst said Thursday that shares of Intuitive Surgical have taken too big of a hit in recent months, and said recent reports of a problem with its da Vinci surgical system shouldn't hurt the stock further. Levy said the Sunnyvale, Calif., company has recently disclosed a few rare problems with older da Vinci systems.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 5- Jobs and career site Glassdoor said it has raised $50 million from a group led by Tiger Global, marking a year where the New York- based investment firm has dramatically stepped up its presence in Silicon Valley.
NEW YORK-- An analyst boosted his rating and price target for Jack in the Box on Thursday, saying its profitability is likely to continue to improve. Wedbush's Nick Setyan lifted Jack in the Box Inc. to "Outperform" from "Neutral" and raised its price target to $60 from $50.
LOS ANGELES-- Ladies will continue to drive the feature lineup at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival as Robert Redford's independent-cinema fair celebrates its 30th anniversary next month in Park City, Utah.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.-- Eytan Rosenberg had no idea that the man he let paint a mural on the side his family's gas station in Hollywood was the darling of the art world.
Oakland Fire Battalion Chief Melinda Drayton said the nine were among 11 passengers who were treated for medical issues. It was brake dust, "Drayton told reporters at BART's Rockridge Station in Oakland.
DETROIT, Dec 5- Nearly 50 years after launching its affordable sports car, Ford Motor Co is unveiling a global redesign of the Mustang to try to burnish the U.S. automaker's image and spur sales of its more expensive models. The car will be shown in Dearborn, Michigan, Shanghai, Sydney, Barcelona, New York and Los Angeles.
NEW YORK, Dec 5- For lawyers preparing to sue over Sunday's deadly New York commuter rail accident, their success in court may depend largely on two factors: whether human error caused the derailment and if state or federal law governs railroad safety in the case.
Researchers at New York University and University of California, Berkeley analyzed 96 metropolitan areas across the United States to see how a lack of economic integration within cities affects people's economic fortunes.
NEW YORK-- Shares of Intuitive Surgical came under pressure Wednesday after a warning about a stalling problem that has affected a few of its robotic surgical systems. While the company disclosed the problem on Nov. 19, it was posted to the website of the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday.
NEW YORK-- Shares of Intuitive Surgical fell Wednesday on a warning about a stalling problem that has affected a few of its robotic surgical systems. While the company disclosed the problem on Nov. 19, it was posted to the website of the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON, Dec 4- A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday closely questioned Google's claim that Oracle does not enjoy copyright protection over certain parts of the Java programming language.
*Investors unsure of timing for Fed's tapering. NEW YORK, Dec 4- U.S. stocks edged lower in choppy trading on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 falling for a fourth session in a row, as U.S. economic data sparked speculation on how soon before the Federal Reserve starts to wind down its stimulus program.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 4- Google Inc has quietly acquired more than a half-dozen companies for a new robotics groups led by Andy Rubin, formerly in charge of Google's popular mobile software, according to a report in the New York Times on Wednesday. A Google spokeswoman declined to comment.
NEW YORK, Dec 4- U.S. The market stabilized after the Institute for Supply Management's gauge on U.S. services industries fell more than expected in November, suggesting slower growth in that sector and reviving some bids for government bonds.
NEW YORK-- Shares of Ambit Biosciences tumbled Wednesday after the company said it won't file for accelerated approval of its leukemia drug quizartinib, and will run a late-stage clinical trial instead. The company has been meeting with the Food and Drug Administration to discuss quizartinib, a potential treatment for acute myeloid leukemia.
DETROIT, Dec 4- Mitsubishi Motors Corp has cut the price of its i-MiEV subcompact electric car in the United States by 20 percent for the 2014 model year, joining the parade of automakers who have lowered EV prices to boost demand.
WASHINGTON-- All 50 states and the District of Columbia have more lax financial disclosure rules for their high court justices than the disclosure requirements for federal judges, according to an analysis from a watchdog group.
LOS ANGELES-- Toys "R" Us has agreed to pay nearly $180,000 to settle a consumer protection lawsuit alleging that the retailer overcharged customers in Los Angeles and San Diego counties. Los Angeles County prosecutors said Tuesday that Toys "R" Us, Inc. agreed to the settlement without admitting liability.