Et Cetera...

-- Boone Pickens gave two board seats to a dissident investor, averting a proxy fight.

-- General Motors will unload its National Car Rental unit for as much as $1.5 billion.

-- Ian Diery, a key executive, quit Apple after a reorganization left him in the cold.

-- Gulf Air called off its order for Boeing 777s, which could have been worth $1.7 billion.

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