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After 80 years printed Newsweek is no more
NewsweekOctober 18, 2012 ET
Currently, 39 percent of Americans get their news from an online source. What does it mean for newspaper? Well, take a look at Newsweek: it's ending its print publication after 80 years.
Strike ends at three shafts of Gold Fields Limited
Gold Fields LimitedOctober 17, 2012 ET
One of the world’s largest gold mining company, South African Gold Fields Limited, is in the game again: 6,200 employees at the 1, 2, and 3 shafts at the Beatrix Gold Mine started to return to work.
Coca-Cola Q3 and year-to-date: growth in all operating groups
Coca-Cola CompanyOctober 16, 2012 ET
The Coca-Cola Company announced third quarter and year-to-date 2012 results, with 4% global volume growth in the third quarter with growth across every geographic operating group and cash from operations up 15% year-to-date.
Softbank to buy Sprint Nextel for $20 billion
Softbank buys Sprint Nextel CorporationOctober 15, 2012 ET
Softbank Corp. and Sprint Nextel Corporation announced that they have entered into a series of definitive agreements under which Softbank will invest approximately $20.1 billion in Sprint.
Alaska Airlines 'Proudly All Boeing' for $5 billion
Alaska AirlinesOctober 11, 2012 ET
Alaska Airlines ordered 50 Boeing aircraft to be delivered between 2015 and 2022. The whole fleet, including the 737 MAX, is worth $5 billion.
Toyota recalls 2.5 million vehicles in U.S., here's the list
ToyotaOctober 10, 2012 ET
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. announced that it will conduct a safety recall involving approximately 2.5 million vehicles to inspect and apply special fluorine grease to the driver’s side Power Window Master Switch.
Spectrum buy Stanley Black & Decker division for $1.4 billion
Dave Lumley Spectrum Brands CEOOctober 9, 2012 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 GroupOctober 8, 2012 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)October 8, 2012 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 PlatinumOctober 7, 2012 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-VOctober 7, 2012 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. BezosOctober 6, 2012 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.