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Verizon Wireless to charge $2 for one-time payment

NEW YORK — Verizon Wireless, the country’s largest cellphone company, said Thursday that it will start charging $2 for every payment subscribers make over the phone or online with their credit cards. The company said this “convenience fee” will be introduced ...

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Groupon shares jump in public market debut

NEW YORK — Groupon, the company that pioneered online group discounts, saw its stock rise sharply in its public debut Friday, showing strong demand for an Internet company whose business model is considered unsustainable by some analysts. Groupon’s stock jumped ...

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Cable division lifts Comcast to 5% increase in 3Q profit

Comcast Corp., the nation’s biggest cable television company and Internet service provider, continues to be “The Big Engine That Could,” with growth outstripping that of other cable companies. On Wednesday, the Philadelphia-based company said its profit rose 5 percent in ...

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Netflix loses 800,000 U.S. subscribers in tough 3Q

SAN FRANCISCO — Netflix’s video subscription service lost 800,000 customers in the third quarter —the biggest exodus in its history— even as its earnings rose 65 percent. The losses were larger than management had previously warned. The unwelcome surprise, contained ...

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