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BRIEF-Ambient files for chapter 11 bankruptcy in Delaware - court documents

July 28 - Ambient Corp : * Files for chapter 11 bankruptcy in Delaware - court documents * Plans to auction assets; agreed to $7.5 million stalking horse bid from

EU mergers and takeovers (July 28)

BRUSSELS, July 28 - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:

Amazon offers 3D printing to customize earrings, bobble head toys

SAN FRANCISCO, July 28 - Inc will offer 3D printing services that allow customers to customize and build earrings, bobble head toys and other items from third-party sellers using a new personalization option on its website.

PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - July 28

July 28 - The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Stocks, Currencies, M&A, Markets 12:42am EDT

Sun, Jul 27 2014

State likely to keep 28 pct of Telekom Austria-paper

VIENNA, July 27 - Austrian state holding company OIAG is likely to keep its 28.4 percent stake in Telekom Austria in a capital increase of up to 1 billion euros ($1.3 billion), the OIAG's head told the Kurier newspaper.

Sat, Jul 26 2014

Murdoch's Fox open to giving Time Warner board seats in new bid - Bloomberg

WASHINGTON, July 26 - Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox is open to giving Time Warner Inc shareholders seats on the new company's board if its takeover bid succeeds, Bloomberg reported on Saturday, citing people familiar with the situation.

Fri, Jul 25 2014

DEALTALK-Fox seen selling CNN rather than spinning off despite tax bill

NEW YORK, July 25 - If Twenty-First Century Fox succeeds in buying Time Warner Inc, it's likely to sell CNN and pay billions of dollars in taxes rather than go through the headaches of spinning the cable news channel off to shareholders of the merged company, according to people familiar with the matter.

Stocks, M&A, Markets, Media 25 Jul 2014

UPDATE 6-BSkyB to pay $9 billion to create Sky Europe

* BSkyB shares fall 5 pct (Adds names of banks that advised on the deal)

Facebook says SEC's IPO probe ends, extending WhatsApp closing date

July 25 - Facebook Inc said the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission dropped its probe into the social networking company over events surrounding its controversial initial public offering.

REFILE-Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

July 25 - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1920 GMT on Friday:


Key retirements mean a changing of the guard next year in U.S. Congress

Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.