Media Digest (2/6/2013) Reuters, WSJ, FT


Liberty Global Inc. (NASDAQ: LBTYA) will buy U.K. cable firm Virgin Media Inc. (NASDAQ: VMED) for $15.75 billion. (Reuters)

Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (NYSE: RBS) expects LIBOR penalties in the hundreds of millions of dollars. (Reuters)

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) hopes its investment in the Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) LBO will defend its spot in the PC industry. (Reuters)

Microsoft's Surface Pro tablet gets unfavorable reviews after its launch. (Reuters)

Pinterest will try to raise money at a $2 billion valuation. (Reuters)

The Congressional Budget Office projects that debt-to-GDP will be 77% by the end of the decade. (WSJ)

Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. (NASDAQ: NDAQ) will be fined $5 million for its role in the Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) initial public offering. (WSJ)

Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ: ZNGA) posts better-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings. (WSJ)

Barclays PLC (NYSE: BCS) CEO says he will move the bank beyond its ethical issues. (WSJ)

Vehicle registration fees may be linked to mileage as states try to raise money to repair roads and bridges. (WSJ)

Some companies may limit CEO stock awards in years when investor returns are negative. (WSJ)

The European Central Bank continues to try to drop interest rates for consumers and households. (WSJ)

New legal claims could cost BP PLC (NYSE: BP) a grand total of $90 billion for the Deepwater Horizon spill. (FT) Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) will start a virtual currency business to challenge the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) app store. (FT)

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