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Thursday, February 28, 2013

Takeover Digest-New York Times business news - Feb 28, (NASDAQ: GOOG)

The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. * South Korean Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has been quietly adding security enhancements to the Google Inc Android software that runs on its smartphones to make them more attractive to big corporations.* Regulators have escalated an investigation into suspicious trades placed ahead of the $23 billion takeover of H.J. Heinz Co , focusing on a complex derivatives bet routed through London, according to two people briefed on the matter.

Google Inc. (Google) is a global technology company focused on improving the ways people connect with information. Shares of GOOG traded higher by 1.22% or $9.65/share to $799.78. In the past year, the shares have traded as low as $556.52 and as high as $808.97. On average, 2373500 shares of GOOG exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 2028515.