Media Digest 10/23/2007 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Barrons'

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According to Reuters, Apple’s (AAPL) rose 67% in the last quarter/

Reuters writes that the UAW has a secret deal with Chrysler to make certain products in the US in the hope of getting its contract ratified.

Reuters reports that Microsoft (MSFT) has launched mobile software to compete with RIM (RIMM) in the smartphone business.

Reuters writes that profits rose at Texas Instruments (TXN) but its forecast disappointed.

The Wall Street Journal writes the News Corp’s (NWS) is going to launch a games section for its social network MySpace.

The Wall Street Journal writes that BP’s (BP) earnings fell 29% on low margins and refinery shutdowns.

The Wall Street Journal writes that AT&T’s (T) fiber TV network went down last week.

The New York Times writes that Dell (DELL) will begin to sell products at Staples.

The FT writes that Nike (NKE) is launching a bid for UK shoe company Umbro.

Barron’s writes that Drugstore.com (DSCM) gained on improved forecasts.

Barron’s writes that Apple is guiding to a $9.2 billion quarter for the last period of the calendar year.

Douglas A. McIntyre