Media Digest (4/11/2013) Reuters, WSJ, FT, Bloomberg

Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM), Honda Motor Co. Ltd. (NYSE: HMC) and Nissan will recall 3.4 million cars over airbag defects. (Reuters)

Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) faces slow KFC sales in China because of worry over bird flu. (Reuters)

An agreement with a large shareholder will mean Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s (NYSE: GS) Lloyd Blanfein will remain both chairman and CEO. (Reuters)

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) will release a seven-inch Surface tablet later this year. (WSJ)

Deutsche Telekom improves its offer for MetroPCS Communications Inc. (NYSE: PCS) as the deal flags. (Reuters)

IDC says PC sales fell 13.9% in the first quarter and partially blames slow sales of Microsoft Windows 8. (WSJ)

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) will try to improve customer service as same-store sales lag. (WSJ)

The European Commission remarks that Spain’s recovery has stalled. (WSJ)

ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) says it cannot drill in the Arctic until regulations are made more plain. (WSJ)

Despite gold’s record as a safe haven, prices have dropped 17% since 2011. (WSJ)

China’s currency reserves hit $3.4 trillion. (FT)

China’s local currency lending surges in March, raising concerns about financial risks. (Bloomberg)