Yahoo! Finance News – EBay Inc, Google Inc., Barack Obama, Boston Marathon, EBay Quarterly Revenue Climbs 14 Percent
EBay Inc said on Wednesday that first-quarter revenue rose 14% as more consumers shopped on the company’s online marketplace and used PayPal to pay for their purchases. Earnings came in at 9 million, or 63 cents per share, in the quarter.
Provo, Utah, Next City for Ultra-Fast Google Fiber
Google will take over a troubled municipal fiber-optic system and make Provo, Utah, the third city to get its high-speed Internet service via fiber-optic cables, the company announced Wednesday. Google …
Secret Service: Suspicious Letter Mailed to Obama
The U.S. Secret Service has intercepted a letter addressed to President Barack Obama that contained a “suspicious substance.”
Boston Marathon Head: Race Will Go on in 2014
Boston Marathon organizers vowed to continue the race next year, calling the world’s oldest and most prestigious annual marathon “a deeply held tradition (and) an integral part of the fabric and history …