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Yahoo is offering new apps and you'll have to move quite a ways if you're looking for a city with the most eco-friendly homes for sale. Here's the Thursday Bloomberg After The Bell Report from the New York Stock Exchange.
Yahoo is unveiling new apps for checking mail and weather on smartphones and tablets in an effort to boost mobile usage. The apps were available for iPhones starting Thursday and a mail program for android tablets is also out. CEO Marissa Mayer's strategy to boost mobile use seems to be working with the company now boasting 300 monthly mobile users, up from just 200 million at the end of last year.
Layoff notices to as many as 700 Boeing engineers will start going out Friday. The aerospace company plans to trim up to 1,700 engineering positions by the end of the year. Boeing says the cuts are needed because work is winding down on some projects while work is still waiting to begin on others.
Disappointing corporate earnings lead to a sell-off for stocks and if you're looking for an eco-friendly home, real estate site redfin.com says your best bets for finding a home with green features are San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Sacramento.