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Samsung Profit Jumps to Record High for Quarter 27 July 2017, 2:36 am

Samsung Electronics delivered its biggest-ever quarter of profits, shrugging off a year of tumult by leaning on its dominance as a supplier of electronics components that even its rivals can’t do without.

Amazon Plans Job Fair for 50,000 Positions 27 July 2017, 2:15 am

The event, scheduled for Aug. 2, comes as Amazon.com is jockeying with other logistics companies for the same pool of workers ahead of the holiday-shopping season.

Facebook Searches for New Ad Slots as Profit Spikes 27 July 2017, 2:03 am

Facebook’s news feed is running out of room for advertisements, but the social media giant is making up for it with higher prices and new slots for ads in videos and its messaging apps. The company said profit spiked 71% in the second quarter.

Foxconn to Build $10 Billion Factory in U.S. 27 July 2017, 1:18 am

The company, which makes iPhones and other gadgets for Apple, plans to build a plant in Wisconsin that a White House official said will initially bring 3,000 jobs to the state.

A Catholic School's Dilemma: How to Spend Its Snap IPO Millions 26 July 2017, 11:17 pm

A $15,000 investment in Snapchat’s parent five years ago turned into $34 million for Saint Francis High School in March. But then the real challenge began: how to spend the money.

Nintendo's Switch Forecast Is Sign of Bottleneck 26 July 2017, 6:26 pm

Nintendo kept its sales forecast for the Switch console unchanged despite strong demand, reflecting what analysts said is a supply bottleneck that could hurt the company during the critical year-end holiday season.

JD.com's Growth Outpaces China's E-Commerce Market 26 July 2017, 5:50 pm

After years of torrid growth, China’s e-commerce market isn’t expanding quite as fast anymore. Online retailer JD.com is bucking the trend by widening its appeal to women and China’s growing number of affluent consumers.

How Jony Ive Masterminded Apple's New Headquarters 26 July 2017, 4:20 pm

With Apple Park, the company’s chief designer has once again brought Steve Jobs’s exacting design vision to life.

Twitter Earnings: What to Watch 26 July 2017, 4:04 pm

Twitter is scheduled to report second-quarter results before the market opens Thursday, and its revenue is expected to be about 11% lower compared with the previous year.

Verizon Communications -- What to Watch 26 July 2017, 11:00 am

Verizon Communications Inc., the U.S.’s largest wireless carrier by subscribers, is scheduled to report second-quarter results before the market opens Thursday.

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