PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Dec 2
Dec 2 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on The New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
- Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and chief executive of Facebook, announced on Tuesday that he and his wife would give 99 percent of their Facebook shares "during our lives" - holdings currently worth more than $45 billion - to charitable purposes. (nyti.ms/21u2iHf)
- The board of Yahoo will discuss potentially selling off the beleaguered Internet company's core business during a series of meetings this week, people briefed on the plans said on Tuesday. (nyti.ms/21u2l5X)
- Puerto Rico avoided its first major default by making payments of $354 million on its debt on Tuesday, but the island's governor said he had already taken steps to halt certain payments on other debt coming due on Jan. 1. (nyti.ms/21u2t5z)
- Volkswagen successfully lobbied to remove two key parts of Europe's forthcoming auto emissions tests, an internal email shows, including a provision to measure the significant pollution released when an engine is started but hasn't yet warmed up. (nyti.ms/21u2Dtv) Continuación...