Media Digest (2/8/2013) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

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Southeastern Asset Management, Dell’s (NASDAQ: DELL) largest shareholder, is unhappy with the price of the LBO. (Reuters)

The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) 787 has been approved for test flights. (Reuters)

BMW says it had record sales in January. (Reuters)

European Union leaders agree to the basic plan for a 960 billion euro budget. (Reuters)

A judge narrows the scope of a Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) suit against Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT). (Reuters)

AMR wants U.S. Airways Group Inc.’s (NYSE: LCC) route network more than the cost savings of a merger. (WSJ)

New York’s attorney general begins investigating the ratings activities of McGraw-Hill Companies Inc.’s (NYSE: MHP) S&P, Moody’s Corp. (NYSE: MCO) and Fitch as they rated mortgage paper before the financial crisis. (WSJ)

The end of low payroll taxes already may have started to hit consumer spending. (WSJ)

Economists polled by The Wall Street Journal have a growth consensus of 2.4% gross domestic product next year. (WSJ)

More video of feature content is uploaded to Google’s YouTube. (WSJ)

LinkedIn Corp.’s (NYSE: LNKD) profits rise 66% as it outperforms other social networks. (WSJ)

Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) asks suppliers to cut back on student labor. (NYT)

China’s imports and exports rise rapidly in January. (NYT)

Because of the Dell buyout, the company will bring $7 billion in cash back from overseas. (FT)

Sales in China and the United States hurt Nissan profits. (Bloomberg)

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