*Monday/AT & T said it had agreed with Deutsche Telekom to give up its offer of $ 39 billion (30 billion euros) on the U.S. mobile subsidiary of the German telecoms operator, due to the increasing number of regulatory barriers such an alliance.
*Monday/ APPLE reported in the United States a victory in mixed in a patent battle against the Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC, an outcome that would set a precedent for future disputes.
* Tuesday/Japan decided to buy 42 fighter jets F-35 of Lockheed Martin rather than stealth aircraft but less proven in combat.
* GOOGLE and KKR agreed to buy back reccurence Energy, a subsidiary of Sharp Corp. of Japan, its solar photovoltaic projects in California.
This acquisition is financed by debt and equity, both groups said in a statement.
* Sempra Energy expects to meet or exceed the top of its forecast range of profit in 2011 thanks to strong performance in all sectors.
The producer of solar and wind had issued a profit forecast between $ 5.14 and $ 5.44 per share and adjusted earnings between $ 4 and $ 4.30 per share.
* The manufacturer of software for businesses RED HAT provides a sales well below expectations for the fourth quarter, mainly due to the weakness of the euro.
On Monday the title gave 7% after Wall Street closed. The group expects earnings between 26 and 27 cents per share and revenue of between 289 and 292 million for the current quarter. Analysts consensus Thomson Reuters I / B / E / S provide a profit of 26 cents per share and a turnover of 292.5 million dollars.
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