Homewood market closed
Howard’s Market on Murtland Street in Homewood was closed Thursday by the Allegheny County Health Department for opening and operating without a permit.
Italian police make arrest in bribery probe
Italian police have arrested a former executive of Finmeccanica in a bribery investigation.
Naples prosecutor Francesco Greco said in a statement that Stefano Carlini, former head of external relations, was one of four people placed under house arrest Monday, along with a former executive of a Finmeccanica subsidiary and two Rome businessmen.
The four are suspected of setting up slush funds to funnel bribes to top Finmeccanica managers.
Nokia's $7.3 billion sale to Microsoft delayed
Nokia Corp. says the sale of its mobile phone unit to Microsoft will be delayed until next month because it is still waiting for approval from regulatory authorities in Asia.
The Finnish company said Monday that the 5.4 billion euros ($7.3 billion) deal announced in September and expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2014 has been approved by the EU and U.S. authorities but “certain antitrust authorities In Asia” were still reviewing the deal.
Apple in talks with Comcast on TV service
Apple Inc. is reportedly in talks with Comcast Corp. to provide high-quality, streaming television content through the Apple TV box.
Negotiations are in the early stages, and many challenges remain to complete the deal, anonymous sources told The Wall Street Journal.
The partnership would essentially take the place of the traditional cable set-top box and allow users to stream live and on-demand TV programs and digital-video recordings stored in the cloud to all their Apple devices.