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SAN FRANCISCO, March 5- A U.S. jury on Wednesday convicted a California businessman accused of stealing DuPont trade secrets to help a state-owned Chinese company develop a white pigment used in a wide range of products, a U.S. government spokesman said.
NEW YORK, March 5- Same-sex couples have a new right to celebrate in April, when they can file joint federal tax returns for the first time. It might actually make sense for some couples to stay asunder in the eyes of the Internal Revenue Service, even though the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act in June 2013.
The state of California says the tech giant needs to move its barge—currently parked at Treasure Island in the San Francisco Bay—by Friday.
WASHINGTON, March 3- Sprint Corp and the U.S. government said on Monday they will face off in court over how much money law enforcement agencies owe the wireless provider for help the company was required to give investigators who wanted to tap phone calls.
WASHINGTON, March 3- As the years-long fight over the Keystone XL pipeline grinds toward resolution, green groups are broadening their focus to include the possibility that the Obama administration will loosen curbs on how much oil and gas the United States exports.
WASHINGTON, March 3- The U.S. Supreme Court said on Monday that online television service FilmOn X LLC cannot intervene in support of competitor Aereo Inc, which is being challenged by the four major U.S. broadcasters over its use of television broadcast signals.
The Thomson Reuters/ PayNet Small Business Lending Index, which measures the volume of financing to small companies, rose to 117.2 in January, up 4 percent from a year earlier, PayNet said on Monday. "It was unexciting growth but it was growth nonetheless," PayNet founder Bill Phelan said.
Who makes more money, a median American household or an intern at Facebook? If you guessed the latter, the tech company, you’re right. NYT explains.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 28- A U.S. appeals court on Friday rejected Google's request to put on hold an order requiring the company to remove an anti-Islamic video from YouTube while litigation around the issue continued.
Feb 28- The U.S. Department of Transportation on Friday tentatively approved plans by United Continental Holdings to operate a flight from San Francisco to Tokyo's Haneda Airport.
Medivation Inc. tumbled in premarket trading Friday, a day after the drugmaker forecast 2014 revenue from its prostate cancer treatment Xtandi that fell short of analyst expectations. Medivation also is studying the drug as a possible treatment for patients before chemotherapy, a broader use that would boost sales.
Feb 27- Salesforce.com Inc raised its full-year revenue forecast and said it aims to improve its adjusted operating margin, after quarterly revenue grew more than expected on strong sales at ExactTarget, an email marketing firm it acquired in June.
The cloud computing company's stock reversed direction to trade up at $66.40 in extended trading, after closing at $66.20 on the New York Stock Exchange. The San Francisco- based company on Thursday also raised its 2015 revenue forecast to $5.25 billion to $5.3 billion from $5.15 billion to $5.2 billion.
LONDON, Feb 27- Madame Tussauds waxworks is coming to Beijing while Dubai will get a Legoland theme park under an international expansion drive by Britain's Merlin Entertainments, which announced its maiden results as a listed company on Thursday.
*Baidu will continue aggressive investment strategy in 2014. SAN FRANCISCO/ BEIJING, Feb 27- Chinese Internet company Baidu Inc is poised to make more acquisitions this year to entice smartphone users to tap into its services, a strategy that will put it on a collision course with bigger rivals like Tencent Holdings Ltd..
*Fed to buy $1 bln to $1.25 bln in debt maturing between 2036 and 2044. Treasury debt prices were steady on Wednesday as China's yuan stabilized after sharp falls on Tuesday, and as investors were hesitant to enter new trades while they looked for clarity on the state of the economy after a spate of weakening data.
LONDON, Feb 26- When David Armitt needed to refinance loans last year for his 153- year-old manufacturing company in Yorkshire, he found British banks reluctant to lend.
Feb 25- Zynga Inc has won the dismissal of a lawsuit in which shareholders accused the online gaming company of fraudulently misleading them about its financial and business prospects before and after its December 2011 initial public offering.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 25- The U.S. National Security Agency blurred its spying and cybersecurity missions, and that led to a broad collapse in trust between the private security industry, its customers and the government, the head of security pioneer RSA said on Tuesday.
"Asiana's response to the crash of flight 214 indicates that the carrier failed to commit sufficient resources to carry out its family assistance plan," the U.S. Department of Transportation said in a statement. An Asiana spokesman in Los Angeles declined to comment.