Media Digest 9/5/2007 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Barron’s

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According to Reuters, Mattel (MAT) recalled another 800,000 toys made in China due to high levels of lead paint.

Reuters writes that Intel (INTC) will respond to regulator’s questions about its joint venture with ST Micro (STM).

Reuters write that auto sales were down in the US during August, but sales at GM (GM) rose.

Reuters reports that Apple (AAPL) will announce a new line of iPods which may include one with wireless download features.

Reuters writes that NBC has reached a deal with Amazon (AMZN) to run its content on the web company’s new TV product.

The Wall Street Journal writes that federal and state regulators are urging banks to restructure mortgages to help homeowners avoid defaults.

The Wall Street Journal writes that Broadcom (BRCM) won the right to sue push its antitrust claims against Qualcomm (QCOM) in an appelate court ruling.

The New York Times writes that China is fighting back at critics of its product quality.

The New York Times reports that GM (GM) tightened production for the fourth quarter due to poor credit markets.

The New York Times writes that new studies of drug coated stents doe not resolve the issue of their safety.

Barron’s reports that Palm (PALM) has cancelled the launch of its laptop mobile system.

The FT reports that Microsoft (MSFT) lost a bid for part of its Office software to become an international standard.

Douglas A. McIntyre