PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - March 26

Tue Mar 26, 2013 3:27am EDT
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March 26 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

* Dell Inc said it received two alternative acquisition proposals from Blackstone and activist investor Carl Icahn, following a $24.4 billion deal last month to be taken private by founder Michael Dell. ()

* The BlackBerry Z10 phone from BlackBerry has received tepid marketing support from AT&T since its debut in stores on Friday, dealing the company an early setback in its drive to improve sales in the crucial U.S. market. ()

* Boeing Co began the first in a series of 787 Dreamliner test flights on Monday, preparing for regulators to evaluate changes to its lithium-ion battery system and marking another step in the plane maker's effort to return the jet to commercial service. ()

* Centrica Plc, one of the UK's main energy providers, has signed a deal to buy billions of cubic meters of liquefied natural gas from a U.S. plant, in the first deal clearly intended to bring gas from North America to the UK. ()   Continued...