From the Wires

Zillow to acquire Trulia for $3.5B

NYT: The online real estate listing website will purchase its competition, Trulia, for about $3.5 billion in stock.

Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar

WSJ: Dollar Tree will acquire the struggling discount retailer in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion.

Facebook revenue surges 61%

Bloomberg: The socia network reported sales rose to $2.91 billion from $1.81 billion the year before.

Walmart unexpectedly fires CEO

Forbes: The retail giant fired Bill Simon and named Greg Foran as its new President and CEO.

GM profit declines 80%

WSJ: General Motors reported an 80% drop in its Q2 net profit, with earnings hit by $1.5 billion in recall-related charges.

Study: Dogs can feel jealousy

Reuters: A study found that dogs are capable of feeling a basic form of jealousy.

Boeing profit surges 52%

Forbes: The aerospace and defense company reported $22.04 billion in second quarter revenue.

Apple: iPhone sales jump

WSJ: The consumer electronics giant reported its smartphone sales jumped 12.7%, but its iPad sales fell 9.2% after a 16% decline three months earlier.

Comcast profit rises 15%

WSJ: The cable-TV provider reported Q2 profit of $1.99 billion, up from $1.73 billion last year.

American fast food chains snagged by food safety scandal in China

Forbes: Workers at a meat supplier in China were shown reusing meat that had fallen to the factory floor, as well as mixing fresh and expired meat. The company then distributed the meat to KFC and McDonald's restaurants in the Shanghai area.

Washington volcanoes receive more scientific scrutiny

LA Times: Using incredibly sensitive instruments, scientists have followed the magma from the Earth's belly to the base of Mt. Rainier.

Edward Snowden: Racy photos often shared at NSA

NYT: The former National Security Agency contractor said in an interview that members of the U.S. military working at the spy agency sometimes shared the sexually explicit photos they intercepted.

Forbes Media to sell majority stake

NYT: Forbes Media has agreed to sell a majority stake in itself to Hong Kong investors.