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Its Tokyo- based chief executive, Mark Karpeles, has said he is working hard to solve the problems that forced the exchange to halt trading this week after suspending withdrawals on Feb. 7. Gox, once the largest bitcoin exchange, has now been surpassed by others, such as Slovenia- based Bitstamp.
BOSTON, Feb 26- Cape Wind said on Wednesday it has secured $600 million in financing for its proposed $2.5 billion wind power farm off the Massachusetts coast, and expects to have the rest locked up by the end of the third quarter.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 25- Google is lobbying officials in at least three U.S. states to stop proposed restrictions on driving with headsets such as Google Glass, marking some of the first clashes over the nascent wearable technology.
*New plants possible in Delaware and Michigan. BEIJING Feb 24- U.S.-based Fisker Automotive, which has been acquired by China's largest auto parts company, plans to restart production of its Karma plug-in hybrid luxury car "within a year" and will also complete the half-finished development of a second model, according to a senior executive.
*Jobless claims fall 3,000 in February payrolls survey week. WASHINGTON, Feb 20- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, pointing to steadily improving labor market conditions, despite two straight months of weak hiring.
*Qualcomm's Beijing headquarters raided in November. BEIJING, Feb 19- China's anti-monopoly regulator on Wednesday said Qualcomm Inc. was suspected of overcharging and abusing its market position, allegations which could see the U.S. chip giant hit with record fines of more than $1 billion.
WILMINGTON, Del, Feb 18- A unit of China's Wanxiang Group received U.S. bankruptcy court approval on Tuesday to buy the assets of Fisker Automotive, a defunct manufacturer of plug-in hybrid sports cars that was funded in part with a U.S. government loan.
Feb 14- Wanxiang Group, China's largest auto parts company, won a bankruptcy auction for the assets of Fisker Automotive, the defunct manufacturer of the Karma plug-in hybrid sports car, Fisker said on Friday.
Feb 14- Wanxiang Group, China's largest auto parts company, won a bankruptcy auction for the assets of Fisker Automotive, the defunct manufacturer of the Karma plug-in hybrid sports car, two sources who were briefed on the auction told Reuters. Wanxiang outbid an affiliate of Richard Li, a Hong Kong billionaire and Fisker investor, the people said on Friday.
Feb 14- Minerals Technologies Inc offered to buy AMCOL International Corp for $1.36 billion, topping a bid from France's Imerys for the company that owns large reserves of a key mineral used in construction and energy industries.
CHICAGO, Feb 13- You cannot put a price on love, but you can certainly attach a financial number to a suitor. Founder Niem Green says about 40 percent of his website's users are in their 20 s and 30 s, with many hailing from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.
HOUSTON, Feb 12- As the debate over the future of Texas's $35 billion electricity market enters a third year with no end in sight, one independent power producer decided not to wait for an outcome, filing for bankruptcy on Wednesday, citing depressed market conditions.
Optim Energy, an electric company owned by a Bill Gates investment fund, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after piling up losses in a depressed power market.
WILMINGTON, Del, Feb 12- Optim Energy LLC, a Texas electric company owned by a Bill Gates investment fund, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Wednesday after piling up losses in a depressed power market.
WILMINGTON, Del., Feb 12- A judge who found what he called a "startling pattern" of abuse by plaintiffs' lawyers may have shifted the landscape of asbestos litigation with a ruling in favor of manufacturers.
Feb 5- A U.S. judge on Wednesday declared a mistrial in a lawsuit brought by private patent owner Intellectual Ventures against Google Inc's Motorola Mobility unit after jurors could not unanimously agree, according to an Intellectual Ventures statement.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 5- A U.S. judge on Wednesday declared a mistrial in a lawsuit brought by private patent owner Intellectual Ventures against Google Inc's Motorola Mobility unit, according to a Intellectual Ventures statement.
The nine states- Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont- last month approved a change to the program from 2014 that would cap emissions at 91 million tons, a 45 percent reduction from the original cap, to encourage more trading.
Feb 5- Almost a million homes and businesses were without power mostly in the U.S. The hardest hit state was Pennsylvania with over 720,000 customers out. Other affected states were Maryland, Arkansas, New Jersey, West Virginia, Kentucky, Delaware, New York and Ohio.
Feb 5- Almost 900,000 homes and businesses were without power in the U.S. The hardest hit state was Pennsylvania with over 640,000 customers out Wednesday morning. Other affected states were Maryland, West Virginia, Arkansas, New Jersey, Kentucky, Delaware, Ohio, Virginia, Indiana and New York.