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Microsoft CEO Apologizes For Comments On Women

October 10, 2014 9:52 am | by Tali Arbel, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella apologized Thursday night and said he was wrong for saying that women don't need to ask for a raise and should just trust the system to pay them well.                     


Nissan Recalls Altimas For Latch Problem

October 10, 2014 9:46 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Nissan is recalling more than 220,000 Altima midsize cars in the U.S. because a secondary latch can fail and allow the hoods to fly open while the cars are in motion.                        


Mitsubishi Recalls Cars, SUVs For Stalling Problem

October 10, 2014 9:42 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Mitsubishi is recalling nearly 166,000 older small cars and SUVs in the U.S. because the engines can stall unexpectedly.                                     


U.S. The Only Major Economy Still Showing Signs Of Growth

October 10, 2014 9:39 am | by Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | News | Comments

Though braced by a resurgent United States, the global economy is under threat from other regions — from Europe and Latin America to China and Japan — where growth is stalling and prospects remain dim.              


Mexico's Junk Food Taxes Hitting Pepsi, Coke

October 9, 2014 1:22 pm | by Candice Choi, AP Food Industry Writer | News | Comments

Recent declines suffered by Pepsi and Coke in Mexico underscore why the beverage industry is fighting tax proposals on sugary drinks in in San Francisco and nearby Berkeley.                      


Stone Brewing To Build Virginia Facility

October 9, 2014 1:17 pm | by Michael Felberbaum, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Stone Brewing Co., one of the nation's top 10 craft breweries, is tapping Virginia for its East Coast operations, according to an official briefed on the deal.                          


Is Currency Manipulation Hurting American Manufacturing?

October 9, 2014 1:10 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

The U.S. trade deficit could be hurting manufacturing at home, but currency manipulation by foreign countries that we trade with could be making it worse.                           


The Tesla Model D Predictions

October 9, 2014 12:50 pm | by Bloomberg News | Videos | Comments

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is expected to announce a new vehicle at an event on Thursday. Sam Grobart takes a look at the car's likely features and how Tesla is making a play for the mass market.                 


App Aims To Replace Zany Passwords

October 9, 2014 12:42 pm | by USA TODAY | Videos | Comments

A two-step authentication application called Authy, which is backed by Cameron Winkelvoss, already has 1 million users.                                     


GM's 'Self-Driving' Car Just 2 Years Away

October 9, 2014 12:33 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Poppy Harlow talks with GM CEO Mary Barra about the future of autonomous vehicles, the potential improvements in congestion and risks of hacking.                              


Actavis Plans New Merger Approach For Botox Maker

October 9, 2014 12:25 pm | by USA TODAY | Videos | Comments

Actavis plans to approach Allergan about a potential merger, as the Botox maker warms up to the possibility of a sale.                                     


Is The Trade Deficit Really So Bad?

October 9, 2014 11:35 am | by Mike Collins | Blogs | Comments

As with most economic issues, there are no completely wrong or right answers — the truth is that there are winners and losers.                                   


Judge Rules In Favor Of Boeing In Whistleblower Lawsuit

October 9, 2014 9:58 am | by Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press | News | Comments

Three former workers at the Boeing plant in Wichita who filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the aircraft maker and one of its suppliers failed to show Boeing defrauded the U.S. government in a $1.6 billion contract, a federal judge ruled.


Sage Automotive Interiors Acquired By Clearlake Capital Group

October 9, 2014 9:58 am | by Clearlake Capital Group | News | Comments

Clearlake Capital Group and Sage Automotive Interiors have announced that Clearlake has acquired Sage, the second largest automotive textile supplier in the world.                         


Study Reveals The Importance Of IT In Manufacturing

October 9, 2014 9:51 am | by Business Wire | News | Comments

New research reveals that manufacturers are struggling to deal with increasingly complex IT estates, as 83 percent of firms report a rise in IT complexity driven by more users, increased locations, new applications and adoption of cloud computing.


New Vehicle Mileage Hits Record MPG

October 9, 2014 9:47 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Gas mileage for new cars and trucks in the U.S. averaged a record 24.1 miles per gallon last year, but gains in fuel economy are slowing.                                 


Applications For U.S. Unemployment Aid Fall

October 9, 2014 9:40 am | by Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

Slightly fewer Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, pushing the average number of applications in the past month to an eight-year low.                             


Survey: Urgency Grows To Embrace Big Data To Advance Industrial Internet

October 8, 2014 2:27 pm | by GE & Accenture | News | Comments

A new global study, “Industrial Internet Insights for 2015,” from GE and Accenture reveals there is a growing urgency for organizations to embrace big data analytics to advance their Industrial Internet strategy.           


In Today’s Supply Chain, Anticipating Risk Is Only Half The Battle

October 8, 2014 12:45 pm | by Sundar Kamakshisundaram | Articles | Comments

Companies that embrace the concept of predictive risk management can avoid pitfalls and vault ahead of the competition.                                     


Pepsi Selling 'Craft' Soda To Win Back Customers

October 8, 2014 12:40 pm | by Candice Choi, AP Food Industry Writer | News | Comments

Soda giants are trying new strategies to win back customers as Americans have been cutting back on soda for years.                                       



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