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GREECE, N.Y. (AP) — An online campaign that aimed to raise $5,000 to send a bullied bus monitor on vacation is winding down — after tallying more than $683,000.
LONDON (AP) — Hello (at)Twitter world!!! I'm at (hash)Olympics. Shd be training not tweeting ... LOL
NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T Inc., the largest telecommunications company in the U.S., reports second-quarter results Tuesday before the stock market opens. Its biggest nemesis, Verizon Wireless, reported strong results Thursday.
LONDON (AP) — Vodafone Group PLC, Europe's largest mobile phone company, said Friday that revenue fell by 7.7 percent in the three months ending June 30 compared with a year earlier as gains in emerging markets were offset by a patchy performance in Europe.
NEW YORK (AP) — Funding for startups fell 12 percent in the April-June period as venture capitalists poured less money into fewer deals than a year earlier. But the number of companies getting funded in the earliest stages of development reached the highest level in more than a decade — a hopeful sign for the broader economy and an indication that investors are willing to wait for returns.
BOSTON (AP) — The next time your car hits a pothole, a new technology could help you immediately tell someone who can do something about it.
BEIJING (AP) — Apple released its newest iPad in China on Friday after settling a lawsuit over ownership of its name and requiring buyers to place orders in advance to control crowds.
NEW YORK (AP) — Yahoo is giving its new chief executive Marissa Mayer a compensation package worth more than $59 million over the next several years.
NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon Communications Inc., parent of the country's largest cellphone carrier, on Thursday said its net income rose 13 percent in the second quarter as its wireless arm pulled in record profits.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Microsoft said Thursday that an accounting adjustment to reflect a weak online ad business led to its first quarterly loss in its 26 years as a public company.