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  • NEW YORK, July 9- A federal judge on Wednesday rejected PricewaterhouseCoopers' request to dismiss a $1 billion lawsuit accusing the auditor of providing bad accounting advice that contributed to the October 2011 collapse of MF Global Holdings Ltd, a brokerage run by former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 9- Zynga Inc has appointed Regina Dugan, a vice president of engineering at Google, to its board, the online gaming company said on Wednesday. In a blog post, Zynga Chief Executive Officer Don Mattrick said that Dugan's expertise would help Zynga offer "next generation entertainment experiences that span categories, platforms and devices."

  • Dov Charney voluntarily steps down from board     Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 4:37 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports 5 of the 7 current American Apparel board members will voluntarily step down including founder Dov Charney.

  • Zynga names Google executive to board of directors Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 4:32 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, July 9- Zynga Inc has appointed Regina Dugan, a vice president of engineering at Google, to its board, the online gaming company said on Wednesday. In a blog post, Zynga Chief Executive Officer Don Mattrick said that Dugan's expertise would help Zynga offer "next generation entertainment experiences that span categories, platforms and devices."

  • Why is Washington so bad at crisis management? Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 10:25 AM ET
    President Barack Obama in the Rose Garden.

    NBC News explores the reasons behind poor crisis management in the White House.

  • Work-life debate: Can women have it all? Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 4:39 PM ET

    Economist Sylvia Ann Hewlett believes it's possible for women to have it all. Author Susan Patton urges women to put family before career.

  • Pershing Square offers slate for Allergan board Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 3:49 PM ET

    July 7- William Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management proposed on Monday a slate of six directors for the board of Allergan Inc as the hedge fund presses forward with its $53 billion takeover bid with Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc for the Botox maker.

  • Pershing Square names Allergan board candidates Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 2:12 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Investment firm Pershing Square Capital Management on Monday identified its six nominees for spots on the board of Allergan as it tries to buy the Botox maker.

  • NEW YORK, July 6- When Goldman Sachs' then-senior partner, Gus Levy, suffered a stroke in the middle of a client meeting in 1976 and died shortly after, the bank's management didn't know who would lead the firm.

  • GE names China CEO to integrate Alstom's power assets Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 12:37 PM ET

    July 3- General Electric Co said on Thursday that the president and CEO of its China business will lead the integration of the U.S. conglomerate's proposed acquisition of the power assets of France's Alstom.

  • July 3- NQ Mobile Inc's independent auditor has informed the company that it will need to expand the scope of its 2013 audit, the Chinese mobile security software maker said. The stock has been volatile after short-seller Muddy Waters Research Group called NQ Mobile a "massive fraud" in October, a charge the Chinese company rejected.

  • July 3- Chinese mobile security software maker NQ Mobile Inc said its independent auditor, PricewaterhouseCoopers Zhong Tian LLP, informed the company that it would need to expand the scope of its 2013 audit. NQ said its board and audit committee are considering PricewaterhouseCoopers' request.

  • Earlier Standard General had loaned its American Apparel shares to Charney, according to regulatory documents, allowing him to boost his stake in the company from about 27 percent to 43 percent. Charney had hoped to gain majority control, but American Apparel countered with an anti-takeover plan that prompted him to change his strategy.

  • Casablanca rejects Cliffs' offer of 3 board seats Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 2:25 PM ET

    NEW YORK— In its latest bid to settle a proxy fight, Cliffs Natural Resources said Wednesday that it offered to let an activist investor chose three new directors. Cliffs said it would let Casablanca choose three new directors for a 9- person board, giving it a say in picking a chairman to replace James Kirsch.

  • Facebook's Sandberg apologizes for psych experiment Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 1:08 PM ET
    Sheryl Sandberg

    Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg called a 2012 psychological study conducted on nearly 700,000 users "poorly executed" while speaking in India.

  • Pepsi CEO: 'I don't think women can have it all' Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 10:39 AM ET
    Indra Nooyi, CEO of Pepsi.

    One of the world's most powerful women has some advice for dealing with "mommy guilt": You just have to cope, NBC News reports.

  • Ex-New Mexico Gov. Johnson named pot company CEO Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 3:01 PM ET

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— A Nevada- based startup that plans on selling medical and recreational marijuana products named former New Mexico governor and U.S. Johnson said he hoped to expand Cannabis Sativa into a major marijuana business and intends to work out of New Mexico to help develop products that are legal in states like Colorado and Washington.

  • July 1- Twitter Inc named Anthony Noto as CFO, putting the well-regarded former Goldman Sachs executive who led its successful November IPO in charge of finances. Twitter shares rose as much as 4.8 percent after the messaging service announced its latest upper-management shake-up.

  • Twitter names Goldman Sachs executive to CFO post Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 10:50 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Twitter is hiring a Goldman Sachs executive as its new chief financial officer, continuing a shake-up that has led to the departures of several executives in recent months.

  • Actavis closes $28B Forest deal, names new CEO Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 10:22 AM ET

    Actavis has completed its $28 billion acquisition of fellow drugmaker Forest Laboratories, and the leader of the acquired company is now the CEO of Actavis. The Ireland- based drugmaker said Tuesday that Brenton L. Saunders will serve as Actavis president and CEO.

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