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Spectrum buy Stanley Black & Decker division for $1.4 billion
Dave Lumley Spectrum Brands CEOTuesday October 9, 2012 10:27AM ET
Spectrum Brands Holdings has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Hardware & Home Improvement Group (HHI) of Stanley Black & Decker for $1.4 billion in cash.
UnitedHealth to buy 90 percent stake in Amil for $4.9 Billion
UnitedHealth GroupMonday October 8, 2012 12:29PM ET
The UnitedHealth Group announced that it will acquire a 90 percent stake in the Brazilian health care provider Amil Participaçoes for $4.9 billion in cash.
NECC pulls drugs linked to meningitis, shuts down website
New England Compounding Pharmacy (NECC)Monday October 8, 2012 9:04AM ET
New England Compounding Pharmacy (NECC), a company that distributed a steroid linked to an outbreak of fungal meningitis, recalled of all of its products from its facility in Framingham, Massachusetts.
South African platinum miner fires 12,000
Anglo American PlatinumSunday October 7, 2012 6:35AM ET
Anglo American Platinum said it fired 12,000 wildcat strikers on Friday, three weeks since the initial safety suspension and the other actions by employees in the Rustenburg area.
Honda recalls 268,000 CR-Vs over possible fire risk
Honda CR-VSunday October 7, 2012 5:23AM ET
Honda is recalling approximately 268,000 CR-V vehicles, model-year 2002-2006, due to concerns about the power window master switch, which in some conditions could start a fire.
The tablet master: Amazon's $1.2 billion headquarters
Amazon CEO Jeffrey P. BezosSaturday October 6, 2012 7:41AM ET
Every company and its brother has a tablet these days but they are only three to rule them all: Samsung, Apple and Amazon. Now Amazon with its new headquarters shows who's the boss.
Boeing ships first South Carolina 787
Boeing 787 Dreamliner Air IndiaFriday October 5, 2012 6:01PM ET
Boeing is on the right path to its plan of shipping ten 787s every month with the delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner built at North Charleston, S.C., factory to Air India. It's the first company's large jetliner not assembled in Washington state or California.
Tough job for HP, tough job for Meg Whitman
Meg Whitman HPFriday October 5, 2012 6:57AM ET
How to describe a situation when the company with almost 350,000 employees say it will need years to stop the free fall? The market answered with sending shares to a 10-year low, and that's a clear answer to HP CEO Meg Whitman's message.
Yahoo! is finally going in the right direction
Marissa Mayer YahooFriday October 5, 2012 6:57AM ET
Two and a half months after Marissa Mayer took one of the hottest seats in the IT industry it's already obvious that Yahoo! is going in the right direction. And it is going fast.
The Fall of the House of Apple
AppleSaturday September 1, 2012 4:49AM ET
It is obvious now that the era of one of the most innovative companies in the world has ended. It seems that it's blasphemy to say that for a company with iconic products and billions in cash but recent events show that Apple is a desperate company.
BP knew 11 months ago!
Deepwater Horizon spillSunday May 30, 2010 6:01PM ET
When Deepwater Horizon exploded 40 days ago that was the beginning of the biggest disaster of that kind in US history. However, it could have been prevented because BP's management knew about the problem almost a year ago.
Microsoft finally did it right
 MicrosoftLive Search cashbackFriday May 23, 2008 3:50AM ET
Microsoft is well-known for spending cash on every company that might bring something in the future, and now it put at least some of them to good use.