Media Digest (3/12/2013) Reuters, WSJ, NY Times, FT, Bloomberg

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Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) workers worry that overly high standards for job candidates set by CEO Marissa Mayer have hurt rebuilding the workforce. (Reuters)

The MGM board may set an initial public offering. (Reuters)

The Securities and Exchange Commission claims the State of Illinois misled investors about its underfunded pensions. (WSJ)

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) will change the ad agency for Cadillac. (WSJ)

LinkedIn Corp. (NYSE: LNKD) will buy newspaper app Pulse. (WSJ)

Carl Icahn signs a confidentiality arrangement with Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) and might push to replace its board. (WSJ)

The White House admonishes China about widespread hacking of U.S. companies. (WSJ)

The Cleveland Clinic sets a partnership with Community Health Systems Inc. (NYSE: CYH) to extend its brand beyond its medical center. (WSJ)

Slow progress on the Keystone XL pipeline prompts U.S. refineries to use trucks to move oil from Canada. (WSJ)

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) says CEO Jeff Immelt made $25.8 million last year. (WSJ)

Growth continues to help Costco Wholesale Corp.'s (NASDAQ: COST) gross margins. (WSJ)

The pace of company failures in Italy rises. (NYT)

Regulators in the United Kingdom investigate possible irregularities in the Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) takeover of Autonomy. (NYT)

Mexico may establish monopoly laws that would damage the telecom operations of Carlos Slim. (FT)

GE says it plans to double sales in Africa. (FT)

The sale of gold by George Soros shows its long-term bull run may be at an end. (Bloomberg)

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