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Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Takeover Digest- New York Times business news - Dec 23, (NASDAQ: FB)

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. * A decision by Facebook Inc to block a page used to rally Russian opponents of President Vladimir Putin has engulfed the world's largest social networking site in political controversy and raised accusations that it censors content on behalf of the Russian authorities. (* The French industrial giant Alstom has agreed to plead guilty and pay a $772 million penalty to the United States in a bribery investigation by the Justice Department. (

Facebook, Inc. (Facebook) is engaged in building products to create utility for users, developers, and advertisers. Shares of FB traded higher by 1.97% or $1.57/share to $81.45. In the past year, the shares have traded as low as $51.85 and as high as $81.89. On average, 34737800 shares of FB exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 31395770.