Google Misses Second Quarter Earnings, as Motorola Starts Assembling Phones in Texas

Google had earnings of $9.56 per share on net revenue of $11.1 billion in the second quarter, below analyst expectations of $10.80 per share on net revenue of $11.4 billion.
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Aiming for “Functional Coherence,” Mulling a Different P&L and With Advice From Ford CEO, Microsoft Restructuring Set for Thursday

Get ready for the rumble — and you know Steve Ballmer loves to rumble.
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IBM to Acquire Cloud Services Company SoftLayer

Still not buying Rackspace.
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After Zynga Confirms 18 Percent Layoffs, It Lowers Guidance in All-In Mobile Move

More tough choices for the troubled gaming company.
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Zynga to Lay Off 520 Employees — 18 Percent of Staff — and Shutter New York and LA Offices in Refocus on Mobile

Right-sizing the gaming giant for the mobile market.
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Motorola’s Dennis Woodside and Regina Dugan: The Full D11 Interview (Video)

First up from the company is the Moto X, a made-in-the-USA Android phone, with long-term efforts focused on finally banishing the password and more.
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Moto X Coming Out by October; It’s All About Sensors and Will Be Built in Texas (Video)

It will be the first smartphone built in the U.S.
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Apple’s Made-in-USA Mac Will Be Built in Texas

Designed by Apple in California, assembled in Texas …
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Google Fiber Is Coming to Austin, Eventually

Keep Austin Wired.
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Google Plans to Announce Something in Austin Next Week

Maybe Google Fiber, maybe not.
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17 Things About Nirav Tolia

Apple’s Getting Bigger in Texas