Obama, Karzai in show of unity to ease tensions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama presented a unified front with Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday in a bid to show their differences were behind them and the United States was on track to start withdrawing troops next year.

U.S. struggles to ward off evolving cyber threat

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is losing enough data in cyber attacks to fill the Library of Congress many times over, and authorities have failed to stay ahead of the threat, a U.S. defense official said on Wednesday.

SAP nears deal to buy Sybase for about $6 billion: report

NEW YORK (Reuters) – SAP AG is close to acquiring Sybase Inc for $6 billion, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, in a deal that would give SAP a database that it could sell to its customers alongside its top-selling line of business management software.

Silver Lake mulls joining bid for Fidelity National-sources

NEW YORK, May 12 (Reuters) – Private equity firm Silver
Lake is considering joining the consortium bidding for Fidelity
National Information Services Inc , two sources familiar
with the matter said on Wednesday.

UPDATE 2-Six Flags abruptly names interim CEO; Shapiro out

* Shapiro no longer with the company, Six Flags says
(Rewrites first paragraph to include description of interim
CEO; adds analyst comment, detail on MidOcean interest)

Child only survivor in Libyan jet crash

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – A Libyan Airbus jet crashed early on Wednesday as it tried to land at Tripoli airport, killing 103 people on board and leaving a young Dutch boy the sole survivor, Libyan officials said.


HTC files to ban U.S. iPhone, iPad, iPod sales

NEW YORK (Reuters) – HTC Corp said on Wednesday it filed a patent infringement case against Apple Inc and asked the U.S. International Trade Commission to ban U.S. sales of iPhones, iPads and iPods.