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.
WSJ: The cable-TV provider reported Q2 profit of $1.99 billion, up from $1.73 billion last year.
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.
LA Times: Using incredibly sensitive instruments, scientists have followed the magma from the Earth's belly to the base of Mt. Rainier.
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.
NYT: Forbes Media has agreed to sell a majority stake in itself to Hong Kong investors.
Bloomberg: The U.S. Department of Justice is charging the shipping giant for delivering drugs for illegal online pharmacies.
Reuters: Microsoft Corp. will slash 14% of its workforce; it will lay off 1,350 employees in the Seattle area.
NYT: The bank posted profit of $1.3 billion, or 60 cents per share, on $8.5 billion in revenue, up 46% from Q2 of 2013.
NYT: The two companies announced their partnership and its intent to spread mobile and data analysis technology in the corporate world.
Bloomberg: The rate of first-time strokes in the United States dropped 24% in the past two decades; accompanying deaths fell 20% per decade.
WSJ: Retail sales in the United States rose a seasonally adjusted 0.2% from May, the weakest increase since January.
Bloomberg: The software maker is planning its biggest round of job cuts in five years.