Media Digest: Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

AOL logoGartner reports that smartphone sales grew in the first quarter and Samsung continued to gain share. (MarketWatch)

The AP says the U.S. Department of Justice took some of the data held by its reporters during seizures that occurred last year. (Reuters)

Barclays PLC (NYSE: BCS) gets a shareholder suit over LIBOR manipulation dismissed in the United States. (Reuters)

Carl Icahn and Southeastern name their director nominees for Dell Inc.'s (NASDAQ: DELL) board. (Reuters)

Sharp posts a record annual loss, again. (WSJ)

Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) and Twitter add to their marketing relationship. (WSJ)

Top financial officials of the European Union differ on whether they can create a regionwide banking alliance. (WSJ)

New Web browsers allow consumers to link access across many devices. (WSJ)

Activist investor Daniel S. Loeb wants Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) to spin off its entertainment division. (NYT)

More Bloomberg clients ask about reporter access to their trading data. (NYT)

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission investigates some energy and metal swaps. (FT)

An $11 billion bond offering by Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (NYSE: PBR) sets a record for such transactions. (FT)

China and Japan move to take roles in the Arctic now that the polar ice cap has melted. (Bloomberg)


Filed under: 24/7 Wall St. Wire, Press Digest Tagged: BCS, DELL, DIS, PBR, SNE

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