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Andrew Ross Sorkin / New York Times:
IBM's increasing EPS in recent years only due to buybacks, no real revenue growth since 2008   —  The Truth Hidden by IBM's Buybacks  —  For many years, the International Business Machines Corporation's earnings glided smoothly upward.  Every quarter, IBM would report higher earnings per share.
Oct 22, 2014, 9:25 AMIn context
Molly Wood / New York Times:
Apple Pay: Seamless in Stores, but Quirky Online   —  AFTER I used Apple Pay for a day of shopping in stores, a few things became clear: The new payment system is convenient, problem-free and even fun.  —  The same can't be said for using Apple Pay to shop via apps on my phone or tablet.
Oct 22, 2014, 12:25 AMIn context
Nicole Perlroth / New York Times:
Scammers hack business phone networks to rack up billions in fraudulent charges, vexing carriers and lawmakers   —  Phone Hackers Dial and Redial to Steal Billions  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Bob Foreman's architecture firm ran up a $166,000 phone bill in a single weekend last March.
Oct 21, 2014, 7:50 AMIn context
Michael J. de la Merced / New York Times:
Andreessen Steps Down From EBay Board Ahead of PayPal Spinoff   —  Months after publicly defending his role as an eBay director against Carl C. Icahn, the venture capitalist Marc Andreessen is now stepping down from the e-commerce company's board.  —  As eBay moves to spin off its PayPal payments unit …
Oct 20, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context
Judith Newman / New York Times:
How a 13-year-old autistic boy became best friends with Apple's Siri   —  How Apple's Siri Became One Autistic Boy's B.F.F.  —  Just how bad a mother am I?  I wondered, as I watched my 13-year-old son deep in conversation with Siri.  Gus has autism, and Siri, Apple's “intelligent personal assistant” …
Oct 18, 2014, 4:05 PMIn context
Conor Dougherty / New York Times:
Analysts Ask What's Next for Google   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Google is still pulling in money hand over fist, but Wall Street is hungry for the company's next act.  —  On a conference call with analysts on Thursday, after Google reported its third-quarter earnings, the questions came fast and furious …
Oct 17, 2014, 1:25 AMIn context
Emily Steel / New York Times:
CBS to offer standalone web subscription service CBS All Access at $5.99/month in 14 cities   —  CBS to Offer Stand-Alone Web Subscription Service  —  CBS unveiled a new subscription Internet streaming service on Thursday that lets people watch its live television programming and thousands …
Oct 16, 2014, 9:45 AMIn context
David Streitfeld / New York Times:
Nearly 75% of all Airbnb rentals in New York illegal, says NY Attorney General Schneiderman   —  Airbnb Listings Mostly Illegal, State Contends  —  Airbnb, the pioneering home rental service, presents itself as useful and virtuous, but the reality is far less benign, according to a report …
Oct 16, 2014, 9:30 AMIn context
New York Times:
Ireland to Phase Out Tax Break Used by Technology Firms   —  LONDON — After years of debate over tax breaks that have helped lure big multinational corporations to Ireland, the Irish government said Tuesday that it would phase out a measure used by technology companies including Google to reduce their bills.
Oct 14, 2014, 12:45 PMIn context
Mark Scott / New York Times:
Google has evaluated 498K URLs for removal from search results under European laws since May, has removed 41.8%   —  Google Provides Details on ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Requests in E.U.  —  LONDON — Facebook, and Google's own services, are among the websites to be most affected by Europe's …
Oct 10, 2014, 2:10 PMIn context

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