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The Washington Post Sunday - - TAKING STOCK -

Toy­ota re­called 1.7 mil­lion ve­hi­cles be­cause of de­fec­tive fuel lines and high­pres­sure fuel pumps. The re­call in­cludes cars man­u­fac­tured over the past decade and re­newed con­cerns about the ex­tent of the com­pany’s qual­ity-con­trol is­sues. Bor­ders se­cured a $550 mil­lion loan com­mit­ment from GE Cap­i­tal. The bat­tered book­seller also raised the pos­si­bil­ity of a bank­ruptcy fil­ing. LinkedIn filed pa­pers to go pub­lic but did not dis­close how much it would seek to raise in the of­fer­ing. It does not ex­pect to turn a profit this year. Huawei, the Chi­nese tele­com gi­ant, sued in U.S. court to stop its for­mer part­ner, Mo­torola, from sell­ing its mo­bile tele­com unit to Nokia — a deal it says would trans­fer trade se­crets. GM sold more cars in China than in the United States, mark­ing the first time its sales in a for­eign mar­ket have out­paced those at homes. China sales rose 28.8 per­cent last year; U.S. sales, 6.3 per­cent. Mor­gan Stan­ley bro­ker was in­ves­ti­gated on in­sider-trad­ing ac­cu­sa­tions. Ka­mal Ahmed, is first Wall Street banker pub­licly linked to a probe of Galleon Group hedge fund. Ahmed is sus­pected of re­lay­ing in­for­ma­tion to founder Raj Ra­jarat­nam about a 2006 merger in­volv­ing Ad­vanced Mi­cro De­vices. Mozilla users could avoid hav­ing their ac­tions tracked on­line with a do-not­track fea­ture the com­pany plans to add to its Fire fox Web browser.

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