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3Oct/130

Gates, Ballmer seek re-election to Microsoft board

SEATTLE - Chairman Bill Gates and retiring Chief Executive Steve Ballmer are standing for re-election to Microsoft Corp's board of directors, despite recent moves by some investors to reduce their influence, according to the software company's annual proxy filing made public on Thursday.

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3Oct/130

Citigroup fined $30 million after analyst sent report to SAC, others

BOSTON - Citigroup Inc was fined $30 million by Massachusetts' top securities regulator after an analyst sent unpublished and confidential research about a technology company to institutional clients, including Steven A. Cohen hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors, officials said on Thursday.

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2Oct/130

Sharper display Apple iPad Mini faces delay: sources

TAIPEI/TOKYO - Apple Inc will be unable to widely roll out a new version of the iPad Mini with a high-resolution "retina" display this month, people who work in the company's supply chain said, leaving the gadget without the sharper screen found on rival tablets from Google Inc and Amazon.com Inc.

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1Oct/130

JPMorgan insider helps Justice Department in probe: WSJ

- An insider at JPMorgan Chase & Co has supplied a large amount of information related to the sale of mortgage securities to the U.S. Justice Department, which is using the documents to pursue possible criminal charges against the bank, the Wall Street Journal reported citing people familiar with the matter.

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1Oct/130

Dollar steady ahead of U.S. government shutdown deadline

TOKYO - The dollar held steady on Tuesday as investors waited with bated breath as a partial U.S. government shutdown appeared inevitable with less than a half-hour to go before midnight in Washington, a move which could crimp growth and dampen consumer confidence in the world's largest economy.

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