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Thursday, April 24, 2014

New York Times Business

Microsoft’s Profit Dips Less Than Projected

2 hours 16 minutes ago
The attention of investors seems to be less on the solid financial results and more on a series of bold bets to reshape the company, including the acquisition of Nokia. by By NICK WINGFIELD

Amazon Meets Analysts’ Low Expectations

2 hours 58 minutes ago
The company, which reported $19.74 billion in revenue, had earnings per share of 23 cents, exactly hitting forecasts. Last quarter, analysts expected more than twice that amount. by By DAVID STREITFELD

Technology Giants Settle Hiring Suit

3 hours 21 minutes ago
Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe reached an agreement with plaintiffs over charges that the companies conspired not to hire one another’s employees. by By NICK BILTON

Nearly Two Dozen Groups Apply for a New York Casino License

6 hours ago
A state panel said that 22 applicants paid a $1 million application fee, the first significant step in the bidding process for four new casinos in upstate New York. by By JESSE McKINLEY and CHARLES V BAGLI

Digital Mapping May Be Nokia’s Hidden Jewel

6 hours 7 minutes ago
Though a laggard in smartphone location apps, Nokia’s Here mapping system is a leader in car navigation and might be a tantalizing takeover target. by By MARK SCOTT

The Housing Market Is Still Holding Back the Economy. Here’s Why.

6 hours 23 minutes ago
How a shortage of young, willing homebuyers is holding back the entire economy. by By NEIL IRWIN

U.S. Reports Higher Manufactured Goods Orders in March

6 hours 35 minutes ago
A 2.6 rise in durable goods orders followed a 2.1 percent rise in February, easing concerns about possible weakness in the sector. by By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

High & Low Finance: Loosening the Rules on Insider Trading

7 hours ago
An appellate court seems inclined to change the rules on insider trading in a way that will make it easier for professional traders to escape liability. by By FLOYD NORRIS

Women's Wages: Flexibility Is the Reason for a Smaller Pay Gap in Tech Work

7 hours 45 minutes ago
Female computer scientists make 89 percent of what men in the same occupation make, a significantly better percentage than in other professions. by By CLAIRE CAIN MILLER

Corner Office: Angus Davis of Swipely, on Working Around Flaws

9 hours 12 minutes ago
Mr. Davis, the chief executive of Swipely, which sells software, says his flaws are “part of who I am, and it’s part of how we get things done.“ by By ADAM BRYANT

Lifted by Strong Earnings, Wall Street Is Higher

9 hours 53 minutes ago
Apple and Facebook’s results far outpaced expectations, and other companies also reported strong earnings. by By REUTERS

Verizon First Quarter Profit Surges on Vodafone-Related Gains

11 hours 9 minutes ago
Verizon's $130 billion deal to take over of all of Verizon Wireless is helping lift its profit. by By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

U.S. Jobless Claims Rise More Than Expected Last Week

11 hours 12 minutes ago
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits increased more than expected last week, but the rise probably does not suggest a shift in labor market conditions as the underlying trend continued to point to strength. by By REUTERS

U.S. Durable Goods Orders Rise Broadly, Boost Growth Outlook

11 hours 15 minutes ago
Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods rose more than expected in March and a measure of business capital spending plans surged, bolstering views of an acceleration in growth in the second quarter. by By REUTERS

Times Co. Reports Increased Advertising and Circulation Revenue

11 hours 21 minutes ago
Despite the revenue gains, The New York Times Company said first-quarter profit was down because of costs related to new digital subscription products. by By RAVI SOMAIYA

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