Articles by General Electric
GE And ING Seek To Flee A Recovering Thailand
September 17 2012 12:49 PM EDT
General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) and ING Groep NV (NYSE: ING) may sell their stakes in two Thailand banks, but their message to Asia's 11th largest economy could very well be, "It's not you, it's us."
Coke, GE Step In As Ex-Pariah Myanmar Opens To Foreign Investment
September 07 2012 12:45 PM EDT
After breaking from decades of military rule, Myanmar's parliament ratified legislation promoting foreign investment on Friday, opening the southeast Asian country to investment from companies like MasterCard Inc. (NYSE: MA), the Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) and General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE).
ALEC Roster Shrinks As GE, Sprint, Western Union, Symantec, Reckitt Quit
August 27 2012 12:53 PM EDT
Five more major companies said they had quit the controversial conservative American Legislative Council, a Washington, D.C., based body that lobbies for right-wing legislation such as “stand your ground” laws in state legislatures.
Technology Focus: How To Label Tech In 2012? A-n-t-i-c-i-p-a-t-i-o-n
August 26 2012 9:56 AM EDT
Now that 2012 is two-thirds over, it’s already time to label it, like the Asians do. Unlike 4709, it’s not the Year of the Dragon. It’s the Year of Anticipation.
Salesforce.com 2Q Results: Benioff’s Strategy Keeps Profits Growing, Rising Ahead
August 23 2012 4:33 PM EDT
Salesforce.com's (NYSE: CRM) second-quarter results proved its strategy of adapting its software-as-a-service model to the increased use of the cloud by enterprises can pay off handsomely for investors.
Salesforce.com 2Q Earnings Preview: Benioff’s Cloud Strategy Stays Hot
August 23 2012 11:27 AM EDT
Salesforce.com’s (NYSE: CRM)’s second-quarter results are expected to show that its strategy of adapting its software-as-a-service model to the increased use of the cloud by enterprises can pay off handsomely for investors.
Job Cuts in Germany
August 22 2012 9:36 AM EDT
German newspaper Boersen-Zeitung reports that industrial giant Siemens AG (NYSE:SI) may cut thousands of jobs in the fall. The action is described as "explosive," at least as far as a rough translation says.
GE Recalls 1.3 Million Dishwashers For Fire Hazard
August 09 2012 1:21 PM EDT
General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) is recalling about 1.3 million of its dishwashers after receiving reports of heating element failures that led to fires, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday.
GE Dishwasher Recall For Fire Hazard Affects More Than 1.3 Million, Is Yours Affected? How To Tell
August 09 2012 12:39 PM EDT
General Electric (GE) issued a voluntary dishwasher recall on Thursday due to fire hazard, affecting more than 1.3 million dishwashers in the U.S. But how do you know if your dishwasher is one affected under the recall?
Air India To Take Delivery Of B787 Dreamliners This Week Amid Engine Safety Concerns
August 06 2012 3:06 AM EDT
The Government of India has given clearance to Air India to take the delivery of Boeing's 787 Dreamliner planes after both sides reached a consensus on compensation to be paid by the aircraft manufacturer for the delay in delivery.
Wall Street dips as Fed makes no major policy changes
August 01 2012 3:11 PM EDT
Stocks fell slightly on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve announced no significant monetary policy changes.
Twitter Partners With NBC To Become Athletes’ Voice During Olympics 2012
July 23 2012 5:53 AM EDT
Twitter is hosting a special page for London Olympics 2012 that brings together athletes, their families and fans on a common platform in association with Comcast Corp's NBCUniversal.
GE's 2Q Beats Street On Strong US Energy Equipment Sales
July 20 2012 7:20 AM EDT
General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), the largest U.S. conglomerate, said Friday its second-quarter continuing earnings rose 7 percent as strong U.S. demand for energy related equipment offset falling European demand and the effect of a strong dollar.
Don't Give Up Yet: US Solar Companies can Compete with China with a Bit of Innovation
July 16 2012 1:53 PM EDT
The US solar industry is undergoing some serious growing pains, with bankruptcies and mergers a necessary part of that process; meanwhile, competition from Chinese solar panels has many believing that American solar simply cannot compete. Not so. Solar's track record is certainly not inspiring: The past couple of years have seen a number of high-profile bankruptcies, including Solyndra, Q-Cells, Evergreen Solar and Abound Solar.
Week Ahead: Asian Markets Likely To Be Range-Bound
July 15 2012 12:21 AM EDT
Asian markets breathed a sigh of relief Friday as the Chinese GDP figures improved, contrary to what some had feared, and eased concerns of a sharper slowdown in the world's second largest economy. The second quarter economic data showed a sequential acceleration and pointed to a pick-up in growth in the second half of the year.
BofA, Intel, Microsoft: 55 Earnings Reports To Watch, July 16-20
July 13 2012 3:10 PM EDT
Second-quarter earnings season heads into full swing next week. The results will provide guidance on how much the global slowdown is affecting U.S. companies.
Microsoft May Divest Remaining MSNBC.com Stake
July 12 2012 5:10 PM EDT
Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), the world's biggest software company, is in seeking to divest its remaining investment in MSNBC.com, the No. 4 U.S. news website.
Facebook, NBC To Launch Olympics Viewer Deal
July 11 2012 9:09 AM EDT
Facebook (Nasdaq: FB), the No. 1 social networking site, and NBC will announce deal to collaborate on Olympics coverage, starting July 27, the New York Times reported.
World's Top 3 Jet Engine Makers Exploit Booming Airline Market
July 10 2012 2:06 PM EDT
The world's top three jet engine makers are accelerating their research and development (R&D) efforts to cash in on a booming global aviation market.
'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Adaptation Moves Forward: Mike De Luca And Dana Brunetti Set To Produce
July 10 2012 12:18 PM EDT
The highly anticipated film version of Fifty Shades of Grey now has two notable producers attached.