April 16 The following were the top stories on
the New York Times business pages on Monday. Reuters has not
verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
* The F.C.C's case against Google, described in an
interim report, was left unresolved because a critical
participant, the engineer in charge of the Street View project,
declined to talk.
* In February, the Educational Development Corporation said
it would remove its titles from Amazon, more evidence
of the tumult over who gets to decide how much a book costs.
* While a trial for George Zimmerman, who was charged last
week with second degree murder in Trayvon Martin's death, will
most likely not start for months, if ever, some in the news
media are already predicting blanket coverage.
* Mark Lewis from Manchester, England, is one of a small
handful of lawyers who have led the civil litigation against
News Corporation over suspected phone hacking.
* A new form requires taxpayers to provide detailed
information on their overseas financial accounts, including
income derived from them.
* A $500 million undersea cable connecting Iraq to the rest
of the world is a first step in a plan to turn the country into
a conduit for Internet traffic between East and West.