Archive: 07/26/2012

RadioShack posts loss, suspends dividend

(AP) — Shares of RadioShack Corp. slumped to an all-time low on Wednesday after the struggling electronics retailer reported an unexpected $21 million loss for its second quarter. Its shift toward selling smartphones ...

Jul 26, 2012
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Tweet this: Study finds limits to new 'Twiplomacy'

(AP) — The governments of almost two-thirds of the 193 U.N. member nations have joined the Twitterverse where President Barack Obama and his tweet on gay marriage are the most popular to date, says a ...

Jul 26, 2012
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Cyber defenders urged to go on the offense

Computer security champions on Wednesday were urged to hunt down and eliminate hackers, spies, terrorists and other online evildoers to prevent devastating Internet Age attacks.

Jul 26, 2012
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Facebook hopes investors like first earnings

Facebook reports its first earnings as a public company on Thursday in an announcement that will be closely watched for signs of whether the social media giant can deliver on its financial promise.

Jul 26, 2012
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United Tech to sell units to BC, Carlyle for $3.5B

(AP) — United Technologies Corp. said Wednesday that is selling three industrial-products businesses for $3.46 billion as it seeks to fund its proposed acquisition of aerospace-parts maker Goodrich Corp.

Jul 26, 2012
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