General Electric

Solar panels line the roof of Ikea's Brooklyn store, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

SolarCity to back up solar with Tesla batteries

NEW YORK (AP) — The solar panel installer SolarCity is beginning to address one of solar power’s big drawbacks: The sun doesn’t always shine. The solution: big battery packs that will provide backup power while […]

12/05/2013

ServiceSource CEO Michael Smerklo, left, and actor, Alec Baldwin, attend a technology presentation on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Michael Liedtke)

Alec Baldwin tries to ease backlash over gay slur

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alec Baldwin jokingly professed his love for a man in front of a large crowd Wednesday as he tried to ease the backlash triggered by an Internet clip that captured him […]

11/20/2013

Alzheimer's

FDA approves GE brain imaging tool for Alzheimer’s

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a radioactive imaging chemical from General Electric to help screen patients for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. The drug, Vizamyl, is an injection of radioactive […]

10/25/2013

Betty Liu, anchor of Bloomberg TV’s “In the Loop with Betty Liu”

Betty Liu on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Betty Liu, the anchor of Bloomberg Television’s “In the Loop with Betty Liu,” a daily business morning news program that covers the opening of U.S. markets and financial, economic and political news from around the world. She also hosts the weekday half-hour program “In the Loop at the Half” at noon on Bloomberg Radio.

05/13/2013

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Chastened banks cuts tens of thousands of jobs

NEW YORK (AP) — Banks aren’t the big jobs machines they used to be. One after another, major financial firms are trimming their payrolls. At a time when many banks are reporting higher or even record earnings, the cuts are unsettling to an entire industry.

04/25/2013

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CEOs step up pressure on Obama, Congress for deal

WASHINGTON (AP) – The nation’s top corporate executives are stepping up pressure on Congress and on President Barack Obama to negotiate a deal to avoid a fiscal cliff, warning that failure will result in “significant […]

12/11/2012

Soundtrack to history: 1878 Edison audio unveiled

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) – Researchers have recovered and digitized what experts say is the oldest playable recording of an American voice and history’s first-ever recorded musical performance. Also included: the first recorded blooper. The recording […]

10/25/2012

Dow down 205 as weak earnings drag market lower

NEW YORK (AP) – Poor corporate earnings reports are pounding the stock market in a sour end to an otherwise strong week. The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 200 points for its worst […]

10/19/2012

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