Media Digest (12/21/2012) Reuters, WSJ, Financial Times

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Research In Motion Ltd. (NASDAQ: RIMM) and Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) settle disputes over wireless technology. (Reuters)

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) continues to press for a ban on the sales of Samsung products in the United States as it files an appeal in federal court. (Reuters)

Large company CEOs increasingly have expressed concern to Washington about fiscal cliff results. (WSJ)

Regulators will press J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) to put more risk controls into place after a $6 billion trading loss in its London office. (WSJ)

New service fees prompt markets to sell of shares of RIM, even though its numbers beat expectations. (WSJ)

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) will charge $1 for people to send messages to those outside their friends. (WSJ)

Existing home sales rise to their highest level in three years. (WSJ)

The head of Hulu asks investors for more funding to compete with larger rivals. (WSJ)

US Airways Group Inc. (NYSE: LCC) and AMR discuss how to handle pilots in a merger. (WSJ)

Peugeot and General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) may expand their partnership into Latin America. (WSJ)

Merck & Co. (NYSE: MRK) reports a failure of trials of the cholesterol drug Tredaptive. (WSJ)

The Financial Accounting Standards Board will set rules that make banks account for more of their pools of bad loans. (FT)

Douglas A. McIntyre

Filed under: 24/7 Wall St. Wire, Press Digest Tagged: AAPL, FB, GM, JPM, LCC, MRK, NOK, RIMM