In a worrying sign for the U.S. economy, U.S. labor costs recorded their smallest increase in the last 33 years in the second quarter thanks to bad gains in the private sector.
Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said employees will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled.
The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating two incidents in which airplanes spotted a drone flying near them as they were landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport, one of the nation's busiest airports.
Microsoft has reportedly agreed to invest in Uber as part of a funding round that values the ride-hailing company at about $US51 billion.
Case in point: The tech giant announced Friday it will acquire Polyvore, the fashion-discovery site founded in 2007 by three former Yahoo engineers that lets users browse and buy clothes, accessories and beauty products.