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Thursday, January 16, 2014

Takeover Digest - Wall Street Journal - Jan 16, (NASDAQ: GOOG)

The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. * Yahoo Inc CEO Marissa Mayer is parting ways with her top executive, a setback in her effort to turn around the struggling Internet portal. Henrique de Castro, the chief operating officer poached from Google Inc in 2012, is departing this week. ()* Former General Motors Co chief executive Dan Akerson said his successor, Mary Barra, faces tough challenges as she takes the helm as the first woman to lead a global automotive company. ()

Google Inc. (Google) is a global technology company. Shares of GOOG fell by 0.07% or $-0.78/share to $1148.62. In the past year, the shares have traded as low as $695.52 and as high as $1155.00. On average, 1863330 shares of GOOG exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 1951012.