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SEATTLE, April 18- Microsoft Corp said on Thursday Chief Financial Officer Peter Klein would leave at the end of June after 3-1/ 2 years in the post, as the world's biggest software company struggles with sharply declining personal computer sales and a lukewarm reception for its new Windows 8 operating system.
SEATTLE, April 18- Microsoft Corp said on Thursday Chief Financial Officer Peter Klein was leaving the company, as it struggles with sharply declining personal computer sales and a lukewarm reception for its new Windows 8 operating system.
April 18- Bank of America Corp has launched a bank-wide initiative to boost revenue, but Chief Executive Brian Moynihan has his work cut out in proving that he can get the bank to grow robustly as it moves past its mortgage problems. This month, he met with about 100 of Bank of America's regional banking executives to talk about strategies for winning more business.
SEATTLE, April 17- Washington state, in a move that will delay legal sales of recreational marijuana until early next year, revised its time frame on Wednesday for issuing licenses to pot growers and processors, an official said.
CHICAGO, April 14- Battered by the economic downturn and years of animal rights activism in their own backyard, American mink farmers are now in a different sort of quandary: scrambling to keep up with China's demand for all things fur.
April 10- AMR Corp's American Airlines, moving to gain more business travelers, on Wednesday said it plans to expand service from Los Angeles by adding flights to nine cities this year.
SEATTLE, April 10- Personal computer sales plunged 14 percent in the first three months of the year, the biggest decline in two decades of keeping records, as tablets continue to gain in popularity and buyers appear to be avoiding Microsoft Corp's new Windows 8 system, according to a leading tech tracking firm.
*HP narrowly holds off Lenovo as No. 1 PC vendor. SEATTLE, April 10- Personal computer sales plunged 14 percent in the first three months of the year, the biggest decline in two decades of keeping records, as tablets continue to gain in popularity and buyers appear to be avoiding Microsoft Corp's new Windows 8 system, according to a leading tech tracking firm.
NEW YORK, April 5- With a successful flight on Friday, Boeing's 787 Dreamliner completed tests aimed at proving that a revamped safety system can prevent the jet's lithium-ion batteries from catching fire or overheating.
WASHINGTON, April 3- A shortage of properties could take some edge off U.S. home sales during the spring selling season, but the housing market recovery should remain intact.
Losing extended operations, or ETOPS, would deal a blow to Boeing and its airline customers by limiting use of the fuel-saving jet, designed to lower costs on long-distance routes that don't require the capacity of the larger Boeing 777. Such a loss could even lead to cancellation of some routes.
March 26- Warren Buffett has given up his chance to become Goldman Sachs Group Inc's largest shareholder no additional cost to his Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Buffett received the warrants as part of a 2008 deal during the depths of the financial crisis, when his investment in Goldman was seen as a vote of confidence in the firm.
*eBay to favor growth over profit margins- analyst. The move increases PayPal's potential market by a factor of at least 10, and has been a big driver of the shares of owner eBay Inc, which surged 68 percent in 2012..
TOKYO/ SEATTLE, March 22- Japan's Civil Aviation Bureau said on Friday that preparations are not yet complete for any test flight of Boeing Co's grounded 787 Dreamliner this week.
NICOSIA/ FRANKFURT- The European Union gives Cyprus until Monday to raise the billions of euros it needs to clinch an international bailout or face the collapse of its financial system and likely exit from the euro currency zone. (EUROZONE- CYPRUS/, moved, by Michele Kambas and Paul Carrel, 1,220 words).
ECB gives Cyprus bailout ultimatum, banks face cutoff. NICOSIA/ MOSCOW- The European Central Bank gives Cyprus until Monday to raise billions of euros to clinch an international bailout or face losing emergency funds for its crippled banks and inevitable collapse (EUROZONE- CYPRUS/, moved, by Michele Kambas and Paul Carrel, 1,200 words).
PARIS/ SEATTLE March 20- Delta Air Lines Inc is in talks to purchase small and wide-body jets from Airbus and Boeing in deals potentially worth about $6 billion at list prices, two people familiar with the matter said.
SEATTLE/WASHINGTON, March 20- Boeing Co plans to conduct two flight tests of its revamped 787 battery system, possibly as soon as the end of the week, according to three sources familiar with the matter. The FAA on March 12 approved Boeing's plan to test a redesigned battery system, to prove it is safe.
SEATTLE/WASHINGTON, March 20- Boeing Co plans to conduct two flight tests of its revamped 787 battery system, possibly as soon as the end of the week, according to three sources familiar with the matter.
*Starbucks recommended "no" vote from investors. March 20- Starbucks Corp investors on Wednesday rejected a shareholder proposal to prohibit the world's biggest coffee chain from making political contributions or forming a political action committee.