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.

David Magee

  • Google Earth, NORAD Santa Tracker 2011: Santa on His Way! (VIDEO)

    December 24 2011 8:51 AM

    According to the Google Earth and NORAD Santa Tracker 2011, Santa got underway on his journey around the world early on Christmas Eve. By 9 a.m. Eastern Time on Saturday, NORAD had Santa at Canberra, Australia, heading for Hobart Tasmania before making his way tonight to the United States.

  • Norad Santa Tracker 2011: Find It Here! (VIDEO)

    December 23 2011 4:17 PM

    At 12 a.m. on Dec. 24 until Christmas Day you can track Santa's journey on the NORAD Santa Tracker 2011. You can also see a video below featuring Santa's tracks from NORAD Santa Tracker 2010.

  • Casey Anthony Update: Sued by Man That Found Caylee's RemainsCasey Anthony Update: Sued by Man That Found Caylee's Remains

    December 23 2011 4:06 PM

    Roy Kronk, a former meter reader, filed a lawsuit Wednesday in Florida against Casey Anthony saying that the 25-year-old Anthony tried to put suspicion for her two-year-old child's death on him. He is suing Casey Anthony for damages. Kronk's lawsuit argues that Anthony defamed him during her murder trial this year.

  • Unique Holiday Recipe Ideas: White Castle Stuffing, MoonPie Bread Pudding, and More

    December 23 2011 3:30 PM

    Here are some unique holiday recipe ideas from some of America's most enduring brands, including White Castle and the timeless MoonPie marshmallow sandwich. Give them a try, or share the recipes with friends for conversation. They may seem strange, but they are real -- quite.

  • Merry Christmas Classics from Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra (VIDEOS)

    December 23 2011 1:54 PM

    Among the popular videos trending is Dean Martin -- Let is Snow! and Frank Sinatra -- I'll Be Home for Christmas submitted by Wolfreys44. Both provide music with the stars mixed with images of classic Christmas postcards. Each has had more than 1.5 million views so far -- proving that holiday classics and traditions still reign this time of year.

  • FedEx Delivery Over Fence (See VIDEO)

    December 23 2011 1:08 PM

    Millions have watched the video-gone-viral, taking particular note as FedEx is so vital at this time for holiday deliveries. And, the company has responded. FedEx said it replaced the customer's computer monitor that was tossed so roughly in the odd delivery and shared the video with employees as a means of showing what not to do.

  • Dutch Soccer Goalie Retaliates (VIDEO)

    December 23 2011 1:00 PM

    They say anything can happen in a European soccer match. But an episode that happened in the Dutch Cup that was just that -- anything -- has gone viral on the Internet.

  • College Football Player Dies in Car Crash

    December 23 2011 12:38 PM

    Texas A&M senior offensive lineman Joseph Villavisencio died in a car accident, the university reported.

  • Soccer Fan Attacks Goalie in Game (See VIDEO)

    December 23 2011 11:10 AM

    The Ajax were leading AZ Alkmaar 1-0 in the 35th minute of the Dutch Cup round of 16 match. A fan raced onto the pitch. He went directly for AZ keeper Estaban Alvarado, known for his fiery, Costa Rica personality. Alvarado proceeded to defend himself, and the team's honor presumably, by kicking the fan -- hard. Alvarado ended up getting a red card for his actions -- go figure.

  • Ron Paul's People Have Passion: If Only More Americans DidRon Paul's People Have Passion: If Only More Americans Did

    December 23 2011 10:00 AM

    Say what you want about Ron Paul 2012 and the candidate's loyal legion of followers. We can debate political positions. But there's no debate that Ron Paul's people are the most passionate in this land.

  • Texas A&M Lineman Dies in Crash; Hits 18-Wheeler Head-On

    December 23 2011 9:07 AM

    According to witnesses, Villavisencio swerved to avoid a buzzard in the road and moved into the path of an 18-wheeler about 40 miles outside of College Station. The accident occurred Thursday, when Villavisencio hit the 18-wheeler head-on.

  • Justin Bieber, Baby Sister Jazzy Sing; Beibs Never Believed in Santa (VIDEO)

    December 23 2011 8:24 AM

    Bieber said his mother thought he wouldn't believe in God if she told him Santa was real, only later to found out she was lying. Yet, Beiber said he didn't spoil it for friends who did believe in Santa.

  • iOS 5 Untethered Jailbreak: Pod2g Wants A4 Released Soon, He Will Focus on A5iOS 5 Untethered Jailbreak: Pod2g Wants A4 Released Soon, He Will Focus on A5

    December 22 2011 4:40 PM

    Pod2g, the hacker, wrote Thursday on his blog that he hopes to find a quick path and that he has the feeling the Chronic Dev team can help. He said he understands there are people who want the A4 or even earlier Apple device solutions now and he doesn't want to make them wait.

  • Casey Anthony Sued by Man Who Found Caylee's BodyCasey Anthony Sued by Man Who Found Caylee's Body

    December 22 2011 4:23 PM

    Roy Kronk, a former meter reader, filed a lawsuit Wednesday in Florida saying that the 25-year-old Anthony tried to put suspicion for her two-year-old child's death on him. He is suing Casey Anthony for damages. Kronk's lawsuit argues that Anthony defamed him during her murder trial this year.

  • Apple iPhone 5 Release Date Summer 2012, With Significant Redesign: AnalystApple iPhone 5 Release Date Summer 2012, With Significant Redesign: Analyst

    December 22 2011 2:43 PM

    Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, known for reliable insight on Apple, said in a note to investors this week with predictions for Apple in 2012 that the company will release a redesigned version of the iPhone 5 in mid-summer 2012.

  • Akamai Technologies Stock Soars (NASDAQ: AKAM)

    December 22 2011 1:51 PM

    Akamai Technologies stock was up more than 17 percent on Thursday, or $4.58 per share share, to $31.25. The stock traded up as much as 18 percent during the day.

  • Oil Prices Rise on Middle East UnrestOil Prices Rise on Middle East Unrest

    December 22 2011 12:40 PM

    U.S. February crude jumped 90 cents to $99.57 per barrel after reaching a high of $99.87. Brent February crude rose 46 cents to $108.17 per barrel. Trading volumes were light. The oil price increase was different than a week ago when Europe concerns pushed prices below $100.

  • Life Vest Inside: The Kindness Boomerang Revealed (VIDEO)

    December 22 2011 11:22 AM

    Highlighted by music from Matisyahu titled Kindness Boomerang, the video illustrating how kindness can be spread among people was posted by the non-profit Life Vest Inside.

  • Santa Reindeer Cam Warms Christmas 2011

    December 22 2011 10:31 AM

    The reindeer are visible at a farm at Michigan, in actuality, thanks for something started by two entrepreneurs. At 5 p.m. EST each day, visitors to reindeercam.com can watch Santa feed his reindeer, while opening mail from letters to Santa. It has become quite popular this Christmas.

  • Pod2g iPhone 4 iOS 5.0.1 Untethered Jailbreak Video Goes Viral (VIDEO)

    December 22 2011 9:41 AM

    After posting the video on YouTube and his blog -- pod2g's iOS blog, a blog talking about iOS security research -- it has more than 320,000 views in less than one day.