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Google Free Zone brings the Internet to feature phones for free

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How Apple's victory over Samsung will affect you

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    Thursday, April 24 2014 8:56 AM EDT2014-04-24 12:56:15 GMT
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    Verizon's $130 billion deal to take over of all of Verizon Wireless is helping lift its profit.
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    GM 1Q profit dragged down by recalls

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    General Motors says first-quarter profit fell 86 percent as a series of recalls dragged down its earnings.
    General Motors on Thursday reported its worst financial results in more than four years as the costs of a series of recalls dragged down earnings.
  • US durable goods orders up 2.6 percent in March

    US durable goods orders up 2.6 percent in March

    Thursday, April 24 2014 8:55 AM EDT2014-04-24 12:55:48 GMT
    Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods posted a solid gain for the second straight month in March. A key category that signals business investment plans increased at the fastest pace in four...
    Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods posted a solid gain for the second straight month in March. A key category that signals business investment plans increased at the fastest pace in four months.
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