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The payroll processor ADP said that businesses added 237,000 jobs last month, compared with 203,000 in May.
American manufacturing growth improved and private-sector businesses added jobs at a robust pace in June, data released on Wednesday showed.
PayPal, the online payments company weeks away from an expected spinoff from eBay, will end up paying about $890 million for Xoom.
Critics of bonuses say that they create incentives for executives to cash out quickly, regardless of whether their companies falter later.
The search giant apologized and rushed to fix its Google Photos after the service mistakenly labeled photos of black people as “gorillas.”
Finding the right earphones can significantly affect audio quality and user comfort, and they can be a better investment than cheap drugstore earbuds.
Any new bailout deal between the country and its creditors is likely to include harsher austerity measures based on an increasingly grim economic outlook, analysts said.
Google apologized after a user posted a photo on Twitter showing that the Google Photos app had labeled black people as “gorillas.”
The insurers hope to cross-sell each other’s products, but extra revenue and savings don’t always materialize as planned.
The move against a sale to Electrolux is the latest sign of tougher antitrust scrutiny in Washington.
The convoluted tale of what happened to 4,000 Franklin Resources shares has led to a lawsuit with conflicting narratives and accusations of extortion.
A trade group of purchasing managers said that its manufacturing index rose to 53.5 in June from 52.8 in May. Any reading above 50 signals expansion.
The firm wants to be known as a “platform for professional learning,” reflecting an effort to recruit customers beyond Wall Street.
Fledgling companies are increasingly delaying initial public offerings of stock, which can keep the risks — and rewards — limited to venture capitalists and hedge funds.
Some fear development and tourism would result in the destroyed forests, polluted rivers and damaged coral reefs faced by some of Cuba’s neighbors.
With bigger planes and fewer flights, the major carriers reported record earnings in the first quarter of this year, helped as well by low fuel prices.
The service brags that its playlists are curated by people not algorithms; on the other hand, its social network app needs retooling.
With the new capital, the start-up will continue its quest to become, in its words, the OpenTable of the travel industry.
Andreessen Horowitz says there is cause for concern at the rapid increase in tech start-ups with high values, but the recent exuberance in Silicon Valley differs from that of the dot-com era.