Japanese equities led the gains in Asia on the final trading day of the week on optimism ahead of January's U.S. jobs report.
An erroneous reading of a regulatory filing led to stories suggesting that Google had bought $750 million worth of Lenovo shares, Re/code reports.
Internet company Google Inc bought a 5.94 percent stake in China's Lenovo Group last month for $750 million.
Sony's plans to quit making personal computers after years of losses focus a spotlight on how it intends to fix its flagship TV division.
Investors ditched Lenovo shares as speculation of a third acquisition added to concerns about its aggressive dealmaking. The FT reports.
Sony shares jumped nearly 8 percent to a one-week high after news that it is in talks to sell its loss-making Vaio personal computer business.
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Google's plan to sell Motorola's handset business to Lenovo now puts the spotlight on whether federal officials will agree the deal poses no national security concerns.
The search giant has been on an M&A spree of late, selling its phone unit and buying software and home automation companies.
Dan Niles, chief investment officer of AlphaOne Capital Partners, drilled in to the one reason he really likes the Internet company.
Google's sale of Motorola to China's Lenovo may face a tough review in D.C. over cyber espionage worries.
Google agreed to sell its Motorola Mobility unit to Lenovo for $2.9 billion. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports experts of the U.S. government committee that reviews corporate transactions for potential national security implications is raising concerns for this potential deal.
Digging into news Google is selling its Motorola Mobility unit to Lenovo for $2.9 billion, with BuzzFeed's president and COO Jon Steinberg, and CNBC's Jon Fortt.
Google is selling its Motorola Mobility unit to Lenovo for $2.9 billion. BuzzFeed's president and COO Jon Steinberg; and CNBC's David Faber and Jon Fortt, share their opinions.
Google is selling its Motorola Mobility unit to Lenovo for $2.9 billion. CNBC's Jim Cramer says "Google can do no wrong" right now.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Peter Hortensius, Lenovo Business Group president and incoming chief technology officer, discusses his business' focus on the mobile phone, and its purchase of Google's Motorola Mobility handset business.
Neil Campling, global TMT analyst at Aviate Global, expects Facebook to trade higher in 2014 due to the group's advertising revenues growth and comments on the Google-Lenovo deal.
Wong Waiming, CFO, Lenovo, explains how the firm plans to benefit from Motorola's market exposure and licensing agreements.
In response to Lenovo's acquisition of Motorola's handset unit, Steve Zhang, Research Analyst at Macquarie, describes how both Lenovo and Google stand to lose from the deal.