Peter Kafka

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Verizon Q2 Numbers Hit Wall Street Estimates

Verizon delivered the Q2 results that analysts were expecting this morning: Earnings of 64 cents a share on revenue of $28.6 billion. The company said its wireless unit added 888,000 net customers, compared to the 666,000 consensus, but Wall Street would still like something else — shares are down 1 percent in pre-market trading.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus