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NEW YORK, Aug 10- Amazon.com has halted pre-orders of some Disney movies, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, in what appears to be another contract dispute after the online giant began a protracted spat with publisher Hachette Book Group this year.
Amazon is asking readers to help in its running dispute with Hachette Book Group by emailing Hachette's CEO. In a message from the Amazon Books Team on a website on Friday evening, Amazon.com Inc reiterated its arguments for cheaper ebooks, and suggested people email Hachette CEO Michael Pietsch.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 82 or 1.6 percent, to $53.50. Walt Disney Co. rose $1.34 or 1.6 percent, to $86.85. Gannett rose$. 21 or. 6 percent, to $33.61.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 35 or. 7 percent, to $53.03. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 72 or. 8 percent, to $86.23. New York Times Co. fell$. 12 or 1.0 percent, to $12.40.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 37 or. 7 percent, to $53.05. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 45 or. 5 percent, to $85.96. Gannett rose$. 13 or. 4 percent, to $33.53.
*Gemalto to buy SafeNet from PE firm Vector Capital. PARIS, Aug 8- Gemalto NV, the digital security company that makes smart chips for mobile phones, bank cards and biometric passports, is to buy U.S.-based data protection specialist SafeNet for $890 million, it said on Friday, in a move set to boost its earnings and reach.
*Gemalto to buy SafeNet from PE firm Vector Capital. PARIS, Aug 8- Gemalto NV, a digital security company that makes SIM cards for mobile phones and biometric passports, will buy U.S.-based data protection specialist SafeNet Inc for $890 million in a move set to boost its earnings and reach.
Levin's investigators have met with representatives from Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase in recent weeks, according to sources familiar with the matter. Spokesmen for Goldman and JPMorgan declined to comment.
SINGAPORE, Aug 7- U.S. oil futures clung to overnight gains to trade above $97 a barrel early on Friday on renewed supply risks on news that the United States is considering military action against Islamic militants in Iraq.
NEW YORK, Aug 7- Crude oil prices rebounded on Thursday after reports the United States was considering airstrikes on advancing Islamic militants in Iraq revived concerns about supply disruptions from OPEC's No. 2 oil producer. Brent crude gained 85 cents to settle at $105.44 a barrel, and rose more than $1 in post-settlement trading.
*Obama considering Iraq air strike report helps. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Aug 7- Gold prices rose on Thursday as safe-haven buying amid rising tensions in Iraq and Ukraine extended the previous session's rally, and analysts said the metal could gain further after having breached key technical resistance.
NEW YORK, Aug 7- Crude oil climbed on Thursday, rebounding from the lowest prices in months as the security situation in northern Iraq deteriorated, reviving concerns about supply disruptions. White House spokesman Josh Earnest would not confirm that airstrikes were being considered, saying: "There are no American military solutions to the problems in Iraq."
*NY Times says Obama weighing airstrikes, White House cautious. *France, Pope urge international action to stop Islamists.
Aug 5- A cybersecurity firm said it has uncovered about 1.2 billion Internet logins and passwords and more than 500 million email addresses amassed by a Russian crime ring, the largest known collection of such stolen data, the New York Times reported on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON, Aug 5- The Obama administration said on Tuesday it is considering administrative actions to discourage U.S. companies from moving to other countries to reduce their tax bills, given the failure of Congress to address the issue.
Brendan Kennedy, Privateer Holdings CEO, discusses the growing support among mainstream Americans to legalize pot. It's time for politicians and bureaucrats to catch up with the rest of America, says Kennedy.
WASHINGTON, July 31- French telecommunications company Iliad's surprise bid for U.S. wireless carrier T-Mobile US Inc would face a far easier U.S. review process than the offer long expected from Sprint Corp, experts said.
Joint Chiefs of Staff on Thursday that Moscow was committed to adhering to the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Treaty after Washington accused Russia of violating the agreement.
Several companies missed profit estimates today, bucking the trend. Here's what it means for the markets....
Some of Tuesday's midday movers: