• GateHouse Media parent to buy Providence Journal Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    PROVIDENCE, R.I.— The parent company of Gatehouse Media LLC on Tuesday announced an agreement to buy The Providence Journal and related print and digital assets from A.H. Belo Corp. for $46 million cash.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 22- Broadcom Corp said on Tuesday it is winding down its money-losing cellular baseband chip business and cutting one-fifth of its total workforce, instead of selling the unit.

  • Intuitive Surgical 2Q profit falls 35 percent Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 6:23 PM ET

    SUNNYVALE, Calif.— Intuitive Surgical Inc. on Tuesday reported profit that decreased by 35 percent in its second quarter, and beat analysts' expectations. The Sunnyvale, California- based company said earnings declined to $104 million, or $2.77 per share, from $159.1 million, or $3.90 per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.

  • Broadcom posts smaller 2Q loss Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 5:47 PM ET

    IRVINE, Calif.— Broadcom Corp. on Tuesday reported a smaller loss in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations. Broadcom lost $251 million, or 43 cents per share, in the same quarter a year ago. Broadcom shares added 3.2 percent, or $1.25, to $40 in after-hours trading.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 22- Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc reported better-than-expected revenue and profit for the first quarter, driven by robust sales of titles such as "Titanfall," digital revenue and cost control.

  • LinkedIn to buy ad tech company Bizo for $175M Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 5:09 PM ET

    NEW YORK— LinkedIn Corp. is spending $175 million to buy Bizo, a provider of advertising technology and measurement services aimed at professionals. LinkedIn said Tuesday that it is paying 90 percent in cash and the rest in stock for San Francisco- based Bizo.

  • Robert Half 2Q profit rises 19 percent Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 5:05 PM ET

    MENLO PARK, Calif.— Robert Half International Inc. on Tuesday reported earnings that rose by 19 percent in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations. The Menlo Park, California- based company said earnings increased to $75.1 million, or 55 cents per share, from $63.1 million, or 46 cents per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.

  • Discover Financial's 2Q profit jumps 7 percent Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 5:02 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES— Discover Financial Services' net income grew 7 percent in the second quarter as credit card spending and overall loans increased from a year ago. The results beat Wall Street's expectations.

  • Apple post biggest earnings gain in nearly 2 years Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 4:33 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Apple's growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone, a model that is expected to cater to consumers yearning for a bigger screen. The latest evidence of Apple's mounting momentum emerged Tuesday with the release of the company's fiscal third-quarter report.

  • July 22- McDonald's Corp feels "a bit deceived" by the audit it received for Shanghai Husi Food Co Ltd, a China supplier that was shut down this week after a TV report showed workers mishandling meat, Chief Executive Don Thompson said on Tuesday.

  • Chipotle and Crocs are big market movers Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 4:22 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., up $69.84 to $659.77. The commercial financing company is buying OneWest Bank in a $3.4 billion cash-and-stock deal, adding retail branches in California.

  • Nielsen's top television programs for July 14-20 Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 4:10 PM ET

    3. "Extant," CBS, 7.96 million. 4. "NCIS," CBS, 7.93 million. 5. "60 Minutes,' CBS, 7.9 million.

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 4:07 PM ET

    3. Party Party, Red Velvet Art LLC. 8. PAW Patrol Rescue Run, Nickelodeon. 1. Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, Glu Games Inc..

  • Oops! EPA goes off topic, tweets about Kardashian Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 3:31 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Environmental Protection Agency's fight to clean up water pollution got a splash of pop culture Tuesday, thanks to an Internet flub involving reality TV star Kim Kardashian.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 22- European Union antitrust regulators are preparing to step up investigations of Google Inc's practices on several fronts and are likely to revise certain terms of a settlement involving its search engine that was proposed earlier this year, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

  • July 22- McDonald's Corp Chief Executive Don Thompson said the company feels "a bit deceived" by the audit it received for China supplier Shanghai Husi Food Co Ltd, which was shut down after a television report showed workers mishandling meat and mixing fresh meat with product past its expiration date.

  • July 22- A federal judge rejected Google Inc's bid to dismiss a privacy lawsuit claiming it commingled user data across different products and disclosed that data to advertisers without permission.

  • WASHINGTON, July 22- U.S. home resales hit an eight month-high in June, suggesting the housing market was gradually regaining momentum and would help the economy to stay on a higher growth path this year.

  • Chinese woman in seed corn case released on bond Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 12:31 PM ET

    Mo Yun, a 42- year-old who was charged in this month with conspiring to steal trade secrets, was allowed to post $250,000 bond, must wear a GPS monitor and stay in a home in the Des Moines area between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. daily.

  • *No significant likelihood of another bank deal- CEO John Thain. July 22- U.S. small-business lender CIT Group Inc said it would buy California bank OneWest Bank NA for $3.4 billion in cash and stock, a deal that will give CIT a more reliable source of funding.