Archive: 29/07/2009

Sprint Nextel posts wider 2Q loss, shares skid

(AP) -- Sprint Nextel Corp., the nation's third-largest wireless provider, on Wednesday said its loss widened in the second quarter as revenue and subscribers continued to decline. Its shares skidded 10 percent in morning ...

dateJul 29, 2009 in Business
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Qwest 2Q profit up 18 pct on one-time tax savings

(AP) -- Qwest Communications International Inc.'s second-quarter earnings rose 18 percent because of one-time tax savings, even as revenue continued to slide as customers abandon landline telephones, the phone company said ...

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Microsoft, Yahoo team up to ding Google with Bing

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. has finally roped Yahoo Inc. into an Internet search partnership, capping a convoluted pursuit that dragged on for years and finally setting the stage for them to make a joint assault against the ...

dateJul 29, 2009 in Internet
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Naming evolution's winners and losers

( -- Mammals and many species of birds and fish are among evolution's "winners," while crocodiles, alligators and a reptile cousin of snakes known as the tuatara are among the losers, according to new research ...

dateJul 29, 2009 in Evolution
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