Articles by David Magee

241-270 (out of 1264) 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.

Apple Planning iPad Mini Release After iPad 3 Launch: Report

A reports said that Apple will release the anticipated iPad 3 at the end of the first quarter of 2012 and follow that up a new mini iPad before the fourth quarter of 2012. The news site reports the mini iPad will have a 7.85-inch touchscreen, according to sources in the supply chain.

As U.S. Economy Gains Steam, Hopes Pinned on Eurozone

The threat of Europe's financial crisis drifting overseas, slowing the U.S. recovery, remains. The Federal Reserve noted this week that Europe's debt crisis remains a threat to the U.S. economy, which it said is expanding moderately. Concerns linger over the health of the European banking sector and possible ratings downgrades in debt-ridden European countries.

Sony Hopes Vita Launch Will Tackle iPhone Gaming Trend

Sony is launching Vita in Japan on Saturday, hoping the company's first new handheld video game system in seven years will get the company's game business going again now that many consumers have turned to Apple's iPhone, the world's bestselling smartphone, for entertainment.

RIM Offers Dismal Outlook, Delays QNX Phones

Already, several firms have downgraded RIM on the news. BMO Capital downgraded the company Friday morning to Market Perform from Outperform over concerns related to BlackBerry 7.0 sales and the delay for BlackBerry 10.0 devices. The price target was lowered to $15 from $26. And Citigroup lowered its price target to $12 from $15 Friday morning.

Research in Motion Struggles Continue; Stock Drops Further After-Hours

RIM showed a profit in the quarter, ending November 26. RIM earned an adjusted profit of $667 million, or $1.27 a share. But that figure does not include, according to Reuters, a large write down on unsold PlayBook tablets or charges associated with the company's global services outage.

Apple iPad 3 Release Rumor Roundup (VIDEO)

As for features, don't count on the iPad 3 to be transparent and rimless. That was just just a rumor -- albeit an entertaining one -- spawned by a concept video circulating (see below) that someone reportedly named Dakota Adney put together. The real innovation is just that -- the creative video.

Herman Cain: 999 Man Wants to Be Secretary of Defense (VIDEO)

Cain then fell from the polls and bowed out of the race. But he's told Barbara Walters in an interview that aired Wednesday night as one of the 10 Most Fascinating People of the year that if given the opportunity for a cabinet position, he would choose this one -- Secretary of Defense.

NFL's Sam Hurd Arrested on Drug Charges (Bears' Statement)

Hurd reportedly told the federal agent his co-conspirator is in charge of doing the majority of the deals while he focused on higher-end deals, the complaint said, according to AP. Hurd said he would pay for the cocaine when he got out of football practice and reportedly left with the package of cocaine.

Government Shutdown Threat, One of Two Americans in Poverty: This is What We've Come To?

Something has to change. Consider only that a government shutdown threat is with us again. Seems we can't have a good old-fashioned budget battle in Washington these days without the threat of government shutdown. As President Barack Obama and Congress battle over an extension of the payroll tax cut which expires at the end of this year, Congress must pass a temporary spending measure before the U.S. government runs out of money at midnight on Friday.

Waving Bear Becomes Internet Sensation (VIDEO)

A girl waves from a car. The bear positions on its hind legs, and waves back. Nearly two million people have viewed the video, reportedly shot at the Olympic Game Farm in Sequim, Washington. One report said animals at the game farm include retired show animals that previously worked in TV, film and theme parks.

'Biggest Loser' Winner Rhode: 'I Want to Keep Weight Off''

The Biggest Loser winner John Rhode says the challenge will come in keeping the weight off in the future. A special education teacher and football coach, Rhode claimed the competition on national television's Tuesday night airing, and he stopped by the set of NBC's Today show the next morning to talk about the future.

What is the Strait of Hormuz?

The Strait of Hormuz has been in the news recently because the price of oil spiked on Tuesday after rumors that Iran might close the Strait of Hormuz, disrupting supplies from the Persian Gulf.To get through the Strait, tankers must pass through Iran's territorial waters.

Rising Oil Prices Become Economic Concern

Last month the International Energy Agency said in its World Energy Outlook that If, between 2011 and 2015, investment in the [Middle East and North Africa] region runs one-third lower than the $100 billion per year required, consumers could face a near-term rise in the oil price to $150/barrel.

Apple iPad 3 Transparent and Rimless? Don't Count On It (VIDEO)

That's just just a fun rumor spawned by a concept video cirulating the Web that someone named Dakota Adney put together. The real innovation is just that -- the creative video. But no bona Apple expert under the sun thinks the Apple iPad 3 will be released such a radical design.

Jive Software Inc. Launches Hot IPO, Shares Jump 25 Percent First Day

Jive was up as much as 38 percent during the trading day on the NASDAQ Stock Market, reaching an intraday high of $16.50. The company, based in Palo Alto, Ca., said in a statement it sold 13.4 million shares at $12 each after originally planning to sell 11.7 million shares at $8 to $10 each.

Strait of Hormuz Closing Rumors Spike Oil Price

Roughly one-third of the world's oil tanker traffic passes through the Strait of Hormuz, according to The Associated Press, and just a brief closure would put a noticeable clamp on global supplies, likely sending prices higher.