David Magee

David Magee is the author of 12 books, including Jeff Immelt and the New GE Way, How Toyota Became #1, and The John Deere Way. A former columnist for the Chattanooga Times Free Press and a daily newspaper news editor, he has been a frequent guest on Fox Business and CNBC.

Articles by David Magee

  • FedEx Delivery Over Fence: Company Responds (See VIDEO)

    December 22 2011 8:48 AM

    According to the company statement, FedEx said, The situation has now been resolved to the customer's satisfaction, and we are handling the employee according to our disciplinary policies...While we continue to be surprised about the behavior shown, we know this is an aberration and is not reflective of the outstanding FedEx customer service that makes us proud around the world.

  • Bank of America's Settles Countrywide Discrimination Case; Pays Record $335 Million FineBank of America's Settles Countrywide Discrimination Case; Pays Record $335 Million Fine

    December 21 2011 4:06 PM

    Investigation had revealed that Countrywide had charged higher fees and rates for more than 200,0000 minority borrowers from 2004-2008, in the midst of the housing boom. Some 10,000 borrowers were also pushed in to sub-prime mortgages when others with similar qualifications got standard mortgages.

  • Santa Pulls Man From Burning Truck (VIDEO)

    December 21 2011 1:07 PM

    The truck was burning near the corner of the intersection of Interstate 635 and Belt Line Road. Santa, or Luddeke, was out directing traffic as the truck burned after the two-vehicle collision. An area resident named Margie Culberson took out her iPhone and recorded Santa serving as a good Samaritan.

  • Stock Jump Fades in U.S. as Eurozone Concerns RiseStock Jump Fades in U.S. as Eurozone Concerns Rise

    December 21 2011 12:19 PM

    By mid-day the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) was down 80 points, to 12,023.28, while the NASDAQ was down 2 percent, to 2,550, and the S&P 500 was off three-quarters of a percent fo 1,232.

  • U.S. Soldiers Charged in Pvt. Chen's Death; Army Says Victim Harassed With Ethnic SlursU.S. Soldiers Charged in Pvt. Chen's Death; Army Says Victim Harassed With Ethnic Slurs

    December 21 2011 11:09 AM

    The military said Wednesday eight American soldiers have been charged in connected with the Oct. 3 death of a fellow soldier in Afghanistan, the U.S. Army said.

  • White Castle Menu May Be Including BoozeWhite Castle Menu May Be Including Booze

    December 21 2011 10:47 AM

    White Castle is currently testing beer and wine sales at a company location in Lafayette, Ind., according to a report. The White Castle testing alcohol sales is combined with a Blaze Modern BBQ, according to The Associated Press. The Blaze Modern BBQ is new concept also in a sort of beta phase.

  • David Archuleta Halts Music Career for Mission Service (VIDEO)

    December 21 2011 9:53 AM

    Archulta, who was 16 when he competed on the popular American Idol show, performed with the Grammy-winning Mormon Tabernacle choir in 2010 at the choir's annual Christmas concert. A spokesman for the Church of Jesus Christ for Latter-day Saints said he didn't know when Archuleta was supposed to report for missionary training.

  • YouTube Top Videos 2011 (See VIDEO)

    December 21 2011 9:36 AM

    With the just-release YouTube Rewind 2011, you can see what the world watched this year.

  • FedEx Throws TV Monitor in Delivery (See VIDEO)

    December 21 2011 9:05 AM

    FedEx is busy with deliveries this holiday season, as usual. But apparently not all deliveries are made the way customers, or even Fred Smith's FedEx might like. A video posted on YouTube titled FedEx guy throwing my computer monitor is getting lots of play on the Internet and discussions through sites like reddit.com

  • Google Tablet to Take on Apple iPad: ReportGoogle Tablet to Take on Apple iPad: Report

    December 21 2011 7:48 AM

    Google appears poised to go after the Apple iPad. Schmidt described the iPad as amazing, according to The Telegraph, and said the late Steve Jobs should be credited with creating the tablet craze. Many tablets already use Google's Android operating system, but Google doesn't sell its own hardware as a signature product.

  • Let it Snow from Google is Latest Easter Egg -- Try It!Let it Snow from Google is Latest Easter Egg -- Try It!

    December 21 2011 6:59 AM

    Just visit the Google search bar, type in let it snow, and watch the screen fill with flakes. After the snow falls, frost begins to fill the screen. Users can use their cursor as an ice scraper to clear the screen, or they can simply press the Defrost button.

  • RIM Stock Advances on Acquistion ReportsRIM Stock Advances on Acquistion Reports

    December 21 2011 6:38 AM

    There was also a report that Amazon.com Inc. considered buying Research in Motion (RIM). But RIM, maker of the BlackBerry, is said to have turned down overtures from Amazon since the company is determined to repair current shortcomings on its own, according to a report from Reuters.

  • Evangelist Pat Robertson Blasts Tebow Skit (VIDEOS)

    December 21 2011 5:59 AM

    Pat Robertson told viewers on the Christian Broadcasting Network's 700 Club the Tim Tebow SNL skit was anti-Christian bigotry that's just disgusting.

  • The Hobbit Movie Trailer Released: Take Unexpected Journey (VIDEO)

    December 21 2011 5:53 AM

    Directed by Peter Jackson, who previously brought Oscar fame to Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Hobbit is a prequel to that trilogy. Many of the same actors from Lord of the Rings appear in The Hobbit.

  • Tim Tebow SNL Skit Called 'Disgusting' by Evangelist (VIDEOS)

    December 20 2011 8:04 PM

    Pat Robertson told viewers on the Christian Broadcasting Network's 700 Club the Tim Tebow SNL skit was anti-Christian bigotry that's just disgusting.

  • YouTube Rewind 2011 Released: See What World Watched (VIDEO)

    December 20 2011 7:24 PM

    ccording to YouTube (see video below) these were the Top 10 most viewed videos of the year in 2011, helping the site deliver one trillion views.

  • Vanessa Bryant Could Get Half of Kobe Bryant's Money in DivorceVanessa Bryant Could Get Half of Kobe Bryant's Money in Divorce

    December 20 2011 6:28 PM

    Kobe Bryant should have had a prenuptial agreement with his wife, Vanessa Bryant, if he wanted to keep most of his money, legal experts say. But apparently that wasn't the case, and Kobe Bryant's wife, Vanessa, could end up with a massive divorce settlement.

  • DJIA Soars, Banks Have Big Trading DayDJIA Soars, Banks Have Big Trading Day

    December 20 2011 5:00 PM

    U.S. stocks soared on Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) ended up 337 points, or 2.9 percent, to close at 12,103. The S&P 500 Index rose 36 points, or 3 percent, to 1,241, while the NASDAQ rose 80 points, or 3.2 percent, to 2,604.

  • Ohio State University Gets Bowl BanOhio State University Gets Bowl Ban

    December 20 2011 2:47 PM

    Ohio State University has been handed a one year bowl ban, according to a report.

  • Samsung's Galaxy Devices Get Ice Cream Sandwich in Early 2012Samsung's Galaxy Devices Get Ice Cream Sandwich in Early 2012

    December 20 2011 2:25 PM

    Samsung's Galaxy devices will get Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade in early 2012. The Android 4.0 update, also known as Ice Cream Sandwich, will reach the Galaxy S II and Galaxy Note first to get it, and it should release in the first quarter of 2012.