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to pay a quarterly dividend for the first time in five years. (NYSE: F)
cuts its profit outlook for the year and could lose the top spot in vehicle sales to General Motors (NYSE: TM) . Toyota could also end up behind Nissan (OTC: NSANY) in terms of profitability. (NYSE: GM)
loses its patent war with Samsung, after a court ruling in Australia. (Nasdaq: AAPL)
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