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WASHINGTON— A sixth straight month of solid 200,000- plus job growth in July reinforced growing evidence that the U.S. economy is accelerating after five years of sluggish expansion. WASHINGTON— U.S. consumer spending rose at the fastest pace in three months in June, providing momentum for the economy going into the second half of the year.
Live Nation's partnership with Yahoo to stream one live concert every day is a rare win for music fans. The deal opens up a new revenue stream for Live Nation, which reported second quarter earnings Thursday that fell short on profit but beat Wall Street's revenue expectations.
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eBay fell$. 34 or. 6 percent, to $52.49. Groupon Inc. fell$. 12 or 1.9 percent, to $6.35. LinkedIn Corp. rose $16.59 or 9.2 percent, to $197.23.
eBay rose$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $52.90. Groupon Inc. rose$. 05 or. 8 percent, to $6.52. LinkedIn Corp. rose $19.51 or 10.8 percent, to $200.15.
BERLIN— Yahoo says it has filed a complaint to Germany's highest court against a year-old law that broadened copyright protection for news material used on the Internet. The law aims to protect the copyright of news articles and other material on the Internet, but allows the use of "single words or small text passages" without royalties.
eBay fell$. 40 or. 8 percent, to $52.83. Groupon Inc. rose$. 09 or 1.4 percent, to $6.47. LinkedIn Corp. fell $6.65 or 3.6 percent, to $180.64.
NEW YORK— Twitter said government requests for user data grew sharply in the past six months as more countries asked for a greater amount of information about users.
July 30- Yelp Inc, the operator of consumer review website Yelp.com, reported its first quarterly profit as a public company, shrugging of analyst forecasts of a loss as small business customers spent more on advertising. Yelp shares fell as much as 3 percent in extended trading, before recovering most of the lost ground.
eBay rose$. 02 or percent, to $53.23. Groupon Inc. rose$. 07 or 1.1 percent, to $6.38. LinkedIn Corp. rose $7.55 or 4.2 percent, to $187.29.
July 30- Yelp Inc, the operator of consumer review website Yelp.com, reported its first quarterly profit as a public company, shrugging of analyst forecasts of a loss, as it won more small businesses customers. Yelp, which listed almost three years ago, competes with internet search engines from Google Inc, Yahoo Inc and Microsoft Corp's Bing.
BRUSSELS/ SAN FRANCISCO, July 30- European regulators are preparing what could be a stern challenge to Google Inc's mobile software business in the coming months after a nearly four-year investigation into the company's Web search practices left rivals and European politicians dissatisfied.
Apple Inc. fell. 2 percent to $98.15 with 19,307,000 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. fell. 4 percent to $25.60 with 12,686,700 shares traded. Facebook Inc. rose 1.6 percent to $74.88 with 23,281,300 shares traded.
eBay fell$. 23 or. 4 percent, to $52.98. Groupon Inc. fell$. 04 or. 6 percent, to $6.28. LinkedIn Corp. rose $5.86 or 3.3 percent, to $185.60.
PayPal co-founder Max Levchin, discusses the Yahoo's growth potential and shares his thoughts on Yelp's platform. Levchin also discusses valuations in today's marketplace.
eBay rose$. 22 or. 4 percent, to $53.43. Groupon Inc. fell$. 06 or 1.0 percent, to $6.25. LinkedIn Corp. rose $3.86 or 2.1 percent, to $183.60.
SAN FRANCISCO— Dustin Moskovitz is plotting an escape from email. Moskovitz is trying to turn that chronic headache into an afterthought with Asana, a San Francisco startup he runs with former Facebook and Google product manager, Justin Rosenstein.
With Twitter at $38, Cramer says earnings will speak volumes to the Street. But you have to know what to listen for.
eBay rose$. 18 or. 3 percent, to $52.93. Groupon Inc. rose$. 18 or 2.9 percent, to $6.39. LinkedIn Corp. rose$. 56 or. 3 percent, to $178.00.
eBay fell$. 01 or percent, to $52.74. Groupon Inc. rose$. 18 or 2.9 percent, to $6.39. LinkedIn Corp. rose$. 25 or. 1 percent, to $177.69.