- Siemens to acquire Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion
Daily Oklahoman, Sunday - 09/21/2014 - 09:46 PM
German engineering company Siemens AG has reached a deal to acquire oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion. Under the deal announced early Monday in Germany, Siemens will pay $83 per common share of Dresser-Rand Group Inc., $3.09 more than the company's closing share price Friday.
- Spanish judge indicts 9 persons for cyber fraud
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Sunday - 09/21/2014 - 05:19 AM
A Spanish judge has charged nine people with fraud for allegedly participating in the theft of $45 million after a massive hacking of a bank's card payments system.
- SpaceX launches 3-D printer, other station gear
San Diego Union-Tribune, Sunday - 09/21/2014 - 02:17 AM
A SpaceX cargo ship is rocketing toward the International Space Station.
- Guilty verdict in peanut trial should send warning
Daily Oklahoman, Saturday - 09/20/2014 - 12:49 AM
Food safety advocates say a guilty verdict in a rare federal food-poisoning trial should send a stern warning to others who may be tempted to place profits over people's welfare. Five years ago, hundreds of Americans got sick from eating salmonella-tainted peanut butter.
- Pabst Brewing to be sold to Russian company
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 09/19/2014 - 11:45 AM
The maker of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer is being sold to Russian company Oasis Beverages for an undisclosed sum. In addition to its namesake beer, Pabst Brewing Co.
- Gauge of US economy edges up 0.2 percent in August
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 09/19/2014 - 11:02 AM
A gauge designed to predict the economy's future health rose in August but at a much slower pace than in July. The Conference Board said Friday that its index of leading indicators rose 0.2 percent in August, the seventh straight increase.
- China fines GSK $492M, jails managers for bribery
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 09/19/2014 - 04:22 AM
A state news agency says a Chinese court has fined British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline $492 million and sentenced its British former country manager and others to prison for brib…
- Review: Larger iPhones eliminate reason to switch
Associated Press, Friday - 09/19/2014 - 12:13 AM
It's easy to dismiss Apple's new iPhones as merely catching up to Android.
- Facebook CEO wants more students to explore tech
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Thursday - 09/18/2014 - 08:47 PM
Facebook CEO wants more students to explore tech
- SAP will buy Concur Technologies for $7.36 billion
Associated Press, Thursday - 09/18/2014 - 05:53 PM
German business software maker SAP says it will buy travel and expense management software company Concur Technologies for $129 per share, or about $7.36 billion.
- Cyprus official: Egypt, Jordan interested in gas
Miami Herald, Thursday - 09/18/2014 - 01:42 PM
Cyprus' energy minister says Egypt and Jordan are interested in buying natural gas from the Mediterranean island nation to meet their domestic needs.
- Wal-Mart to increase holiday hiring by 10 pct
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Thursday - 09/18/2014 - 10:56 AM
A retailer's hiring plans can indicate its expectations for the holiday shopping season, which accounts for 20 percent of the retail industry's annual sales, according to the National Retail Federation.
- Yellen says US families need to boost savings
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Thursday - 09/18/2014 - 08:40 AM
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the Great Recession showed that a large number of American families are "extraordinarily vulnerable" to financial setbacks because they have few assets to fall back on.