PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - July 2
July 2 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
* A Canadian anti-spam law requiring proof that a recipient has consented to be sent emails has resulted in a torrent of messages from companies, non-profits and government agencies to everyone on their mailing lists. It is the unintended byproduct of a new Canadian law designed to declutter inboxes. (nyti.ms/1qj2ua7)
* Twitter's Chief Executive Dick Costolo brought in Anthony Noto, the star Goldman Sachs banker who helped Twitter sell its initial stock offering last fall, as the Chief Financial Officer of the micro-blogging company. (nyti.ms/1jIb6kQ)
* Troubled automaker General Motors said that its sales in June rose by 1 percent over the same month a year earlier, to 267,461 vehicles, and keeping pace with an overall strong industry performance. (nyti.ms/1z6EACY)
* The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday brought a legal action accusing T-Mobile of illegally earning hundreds of millions of dollars by placing bogus charges on customers' cellphone bills for premium texting services that the consumers never ordered. Regulators said that T-Mobile had been allowing the third-party charges, and taking a hefty cut of the revenue, since 2009. (nyti.ms/1iWLTIl) Continuación...