Microsoft's purchase of Nokia, and the ads both companies are running, show they are ready to duke it out with Google and Apple over mobile.
The company on Tuesday said its quarterly profit fell 30 percent, hurt by a later Thanksgiving, weaker demand for its biggest products and a rise in marketing costs. A recall of its recently acquired Plum Organics products also hurt results and the company cut its outlook for the year.
Johnson & Johnson said late Tuesday that it will pay $2.5 billion to settle thousands of lawsuits brought by hip replacement patients who accuse the company of selling faulty implants that led to injuries and additional surgeries.
The federal Occupational and Safety Health Administration alleges workplace safety violations at a Tyson Foods Inc. plant in Buffalo, N.Y. OSHA said Tuesday that inspectors found that plant workers are exposed to electrocution, burns and potential falls.
Samsung Electronics, the world's largest mobile phone manufacturer, has proposed installing a built-in anti-theft measure known as a "kill switch" that would render stolen or lost phones inoperable, but the biggest U.S. carriers have rejected the idea, according to San Francisco's top prosecutor.
The Mustang will debut in six cities on four continents. Events will be held in New York, Los Angeles, Barcelona, Shanghai and Sydney in addition to Ford's hometown of Dearborn, Mich.
Toyota is promising a mass-produced fuel cell car by 2015 in the latest ambitious push to go green by an industry long skeptical about the super-clean technology that runs on hydrogen.
The company says it doesn't know why some of its turkeys wouldn't plump up in time for Thanksgiving this year. CEO Rod Brenneman says in an interview with the AP that it's the first time it happened and that the company is investigating what went wrong. Butterball had announced last week that it will have a limited supply of large, fresh turkeys that are 16 pounds or heavier for the holidays.
A spokesman for the U.S. Justice Department in Denver says two Colorado cantaloupe farmers who pleaded guilty to charges related to a deadly listeria outbreak are meeting with family members of people who died.
Global growth is expected to lag this year and next, but for the first time in a long time, it's not all Europe's fault. That's the view of a leading international economic body, which said Tuesday that a slowdown in emerging economies and the potential for another U.S. budget crisis are the main sources of concern for the global economy.
Hercules Inc. and its parent company have asked a federal judge to allow the Environmental Protection Agency to address complaints raised by the city of Hattiesburg in its lawsuit that alleges improper disposed of harmful chemicals in its facility.
Massachusetts is close to changing a nearly 200-year-old law that limits to $1,000 the penalty for corporate manslaughter.
Motorola Solutions, Inc. has announced the RFD5500 UHF RFID sled, which can instantly turn the MC55N0, MC55A0, MC65 and MC67 mobile computers into lightweight, rugged, handheld RFID readers.
Exact, the business software partner for small business manufacturers and wholesale distributors, officially launched new software that helps small manufacturers and wholesale distributors in the U.S. operate more efficiently and profitably. The affordable software, available through a monthly online subscription, streamlines tasks such as production and inventory management, logistics and CRM.
KeyedIn Solutions has launched a new, enhanced version of KeyedIn Manufacturing, its 100 percent Cloud-based application designed specifically for the manufacturing sector.
Different manufacturing businesses face different business challenges depending on product sets, competitive dynamics, supply chains and customer trends in a given market. But when it comes to reducing the costs of existing products, they share some very similar challenges.
American businesses and the government know that China wants to become the number one economy in the world and we simply ignore the fact that the Chinese have shown they will do whatever it takes (legal or illegal) to achieve their goals.
AMT's Industry Economist, Russ Waddell talks with Adrian Cooper, CEO of Oxford Economics and long time presenter at the Global Forecasting & Marketing Conference. Cooper provides some insight on the next downturn in the economy, exchange rates impacting global supply chains, and what it takes to create a global economic forecast.
A ULA Atlas V rocket, enabled by design analysis software from Siemens’ product lifecycle management (PLM) software business unit, carried the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) satellite into space to begin its 10-month journey to Mars to gather information about the climate of the red planet.
A Silicon Valley jury is set Tuesday to begin deciding behind closed doors how much Samsung Electronics owes Apple for copying key features of the iPhone and iPad.