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  • Oct 4- Google Inc said it reached a settlement with the Association of American Publishers to provide access to in-copyright books and journals digitized by the company for its Library Project. The lawsuit was filed against Google in 2005 by five AAP member publishers including McGraw-Hill Companies Inc, Pearson Education Inc and John Wiley& Sons Inc..

  • *Publishers and Google reach agreement. *As the settlement is between the parties to the litigation, the court is not. *Says under the agreement, books scanned by Google in the library project can.

  • NEW YORK-- An encouraging report on the labor market and better sales from Costco and other retail stores helped push the stock market higher Thursday. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 65 points to 13,559 shortly after 11:30 a.m. Bank of America led the 30 stocks in the Dow with a 3 surge, rising 26 cents to $9.37.

  • U.S. stocks rose at the open after labor market data came in within expectations and following encouraging comments by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi on tools to tackle the region's debt crisis. **NUVASIVE INC, $14.9, down 34 pct.

  • Oct 4- Rupert Murdoch conceded defeat this week in his battle with Google and the Internet, an adversary even more powerful than the British government. Coincidentally, News Corp, Murdoch's holding company, announced the departure of its chief digital officer, Jonathan Miller.

  • U.S. stock index futures added to gains after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said growth risks are on the downside and should be contained by effective policymaker action. Brokerages Canaccord Genuity, Robert W. Baird& Co, Mizuho Securities USA, BMO Capital Markets and ThinkEquity Llc cut their price targets on the stock.

  • U.S. stock index futures added to gains after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said growth risks are on the downside and should be contained by effective policymaker action. **NUVASIVE INC, Wednesday close $22.62, down 29.3 pct premarket. **INFORMATICA CORP, Wednesday close $33.63, down 19.7 pct premarket.

  • Google bought Motorola last year for $12.5 billion, with the aim of bolstering its patent portfolio in the intellectual property fight its Android mobile system faces with rivals Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd.

  • Google plans to shrink Motorola's operations in Asia by exiting unprofitable markets, abandoning low-end devices and focusing on a few models instead of dozens, the New York Times had reported earlier.

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    Facebook, the social networking site, announced on Thursday that it now has one billion monthly active users and the company’s CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg called it “an amazing honor.”

  • U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Thursday, with futures for the S&P 500, the Dow Jones and the Nasdaq 100 rising between 0.2 and 0.5 percent. **NUVASIVE INC, Wednesday close $22.62, down 27.4 pct premarket.

  • Oct 4- Google Inc said planned job cuts at its Motorola Mobility mobile phone unit will cost about $340 million in severance and other costs in the third quarter and it warned of further restructuring.

  • Oct 4- Google Inc said planned job cuts at its Motorola Mobility mobile phone unit will cost about $340 million in severance and other costs in the third quarter and it warned of further restructuring.

  • *Canadian company D-Wave lands $30 million investment.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 4- A decade ago, a developer from Korean gamemaker Nexon threw a few lines of code together to create an image of a flower to present to his girlfriend, buying himself more videogame time as she sat impatiently by his side at an Internet cafe.

  • NEW YORK-- An encouraging report on the labor market and better sales from Costco and other retail stores helped push the stock market higher Thursday. Aluminum giant Alcoa led the 30 stocks in the Dow with a 3.3 percent surge, rising 29 cents to $9.07.

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    Toys ‘R Us is the latest retailer to begin offering streaming and downloading video for sale.

  • SEOUL, Oct 4- Following is a list of events in South Korea as well as news stories and press reports that may influence financial markets. TOP STORIES> S.Korea c.bank switches tack to encourage growth> Google withdraws patent complaint against Apple.

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    With Apple announcing so many products this year (iPhone 5, new Macs, new iPad and now an iPad Mini), what could the new tablet mean for investors? TheStreet.com reports.

  • The roughly $6 billion fund, run by Chase Coleman and Feroz Dewan, has been the darling of the investment community for its string of strong returns at a time when the average hedge fund is delivering only low single-digit returns. At the end of the second quarter the New York- based fund listed Apple Inc, Yandex NV and Google Inc.