SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 19 - A federal judge on Friday rejected Hewlett-Packard Co's proposed settlement of shareholder litigation involving the information technology company's botched acquisition of Autonomy Plc.
LOS ANGELES, Dec 19 - Sony Pictures said on Friday it is looking for alternatives to release "The Interview" after it scrapped the Christmas Day theatrical opening of the screwball comedy at the center of a cyberattack on the studio blamed on North Korea.
(Corrects paragraph two to show statement came from Chinese Foreign Ministry and was passed to Reuters by embassy in Washington)
(Adds Sony statement, Obama urges Congress to boost cyber security)
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 19 - A U.S. judge on Friday rejected Hewlett-Packard Co's proposed settlement of shareholder litigation involving HP's botched acquisition of Autonomy Plc.
NEW DELHI - Prime Minister Narendra Modi may consider using an executive order to push through laws overhauling the insurance and coal sectors, if the increasingly fractious parliament fails to pass them soon, two government officials said on Friday.