Media Digest (1/28/2013) Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

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Japan eased safety regulations on the Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) 787 Dreamliner in 2008. (Reuters)

The Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone is not selling well in some of Asia's affluent cities, including Singapore and Hong Kong. (Reuters)

China may lift a 13-year ban on video game consoles. (Reuters)

Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) will shutter many of its stores over the next 10 years. (WSJ)

Huawei smartphone sales move higher than those of Research In Motion Ltd. (NASDAQ: RIMM) and Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK). (WSJ)

BlackRock Inc. (NYSE: BLK) offers to buy Twitter stock at a sum that would value the company at $9 billion. (WSJ)

The RTCA wanted a tough test of 787 Dreamliners, but did not get its wish from the FAA. (WSJ)

The price of a first-class postage stamp moves to 46 cents. (WSJ)

SAC Capital Advisors begins work to keep clients as investigations into its practices continue. (NYT)

The $1.2 trillion in spending cuts set if Congress and the White House do not agree on a budget have become more likely. (FT)

Profits at China's industrial companies rose sharply in the fourth quarter of last year. (FT)

Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) moves ahead of General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) in sales as its production recovers from the Japanese earthquake. (Bloomberg)

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) earnings may show that its core revenue centers have not grown. (Bloomberg)

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