The country's 2013 budget concentrates on spending over revenue. US jobless claims decline more than expected. Second-quarter GDP is revised lower, while durable goods orders sink. Pending home sales decline.
New CEO Marissa Mayer promised 'an act of radical transparency' but delivered only cloudy goals with few specifics.
The BlackBerry maker faces a network outage on the same day Apple's iPhone 5 is released.
The social network is looking for innovative new ways to show advertisements to its users.
Construction of new US homes rises, and sales and prices of existing homes surge. Japan's central bank expands its stimulus program. Microsoft increases its dividend. General Mills beats earnings expectations.
This is great news for Microsoft and should be a golden opportunity to gain exposure and popularity among users.
Ads on Google's homepage never would have happened under Mayer's watch.
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