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Technology and IIoT

The Tech Column: GE, Immelt and the Challenges of ‘Legacy’

June 16, 2017
How will the longtime General Electric CEO be remembered? We won’t really know for years to come. … Global Challenge will bring together robotic-minded high schoolers from 157...
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GM Shareholders Shoot Down Stock Proposal

June 6, 2017
GM CEO Mary Barra said the company “continues to gain momentum in 2017 driven by strong performance in the U.S. and continued growth in China,” and that she “believes GM stock...
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Growth Strategies

Jeep Hits Pothole Even as Fiat Counts on Expanding Sales

June 5, 2017
FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne has mused about spinning off Jeep — whose U.S. sales have dropped 13% so far this year — but is instead counting on a steady expansion of Jeep sales ...
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By various measures, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is the second- or third-richest person in the world. Not bad for a tech guy who wanted to sell textbooks online.
Cloud Computing

1K: Amazon Shares Hit $1,000, Show Off Cloud Dominance

May 30, 2017
Mark Cuban: “Amazon is worth far more than $1,000 a share. Consumers always want things at lower prices delivered faster. Amazon uses data better than anyone to achieve those ...
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In Defense of Detroit (and Any Carmaker Not Called Tesla)

April 4, 2017
Buying Tesla stock would cost you about 190 times its estimated 2018 earnings. Yet Tesla will probably lose money this year, as it’s done every year since 2007. Even CEO Elon ...
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GE Ties Bonuses to New Targets as Key Shareholder Pressures Immelt

March 22, 2017
Recent conversations between GE and key shareholder Nelson Peltz and his Trian Fund Management have prompted the company to cut management bonuses if financial targets are missed...
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Toshiba Reportedly Offering Equity, Real Estate as Loan Collateral

March 15, 2017
The Japanese icon has been grappling with construction delays and cost overruns on nuclear projects in its Westinghouse business, and is estimated to need to take a writedown ...
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ThyssenKrupp Sells Slumping Brazilian Steel Mill

Feb. 22, 2017
The sale will net the German industrial titan about 1.5 billion euros and, more noteworthy, end its Steel Americas program, at least for now.
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Compensation Strategies

GM, PSA Haggling Over $9 Billion Pension Gap

Feb. 22, 2017
“Pensions are one of the reasons that, if you’re PSA, you don’t want to do the deal. There may be a way to get it done if GM keeps the obligation but PSA gives them cash.”