GM to shed 21,000 jobs, phasing out Pontiac
General Motors Corp. plans to close more dealerships, shed its Pontiac brand and cut more jobs, as the struggling carmaker tries to avoid seeking bankruptcy protection.
The moves are part of a plan to reduce GMs debt by Â£30bn ahead of the June ...
Intel, Obama, Bernanke See Better Days Ahead - Forbes
AFP Intel, Obama, Bernanke See Better Days Ahead Forbes, NY Still, Intel ( INTC - news - people ) isn't particularly bullish on its second-quarter, predicting gross margins will stay in the mid-40.0% range, after falling to 46.0%, from 53.0% ...
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Obama pledges US lead on climate change
AFP - President Barack Obama said Sunday the United States was ready to take the lead in tackling climate change, as EU leaders pushed him to follow their ambitious targets to combat global warming.
Obama hails 5,000 more NATO forces for Afghanistan
AP - President Barack Obama hailed "strong and unanimous support" from NATO allies on Saturday for his stepped-up anti-terror strategy in Afghanistan and Pakistan and welcomed their "down payment" promises of 5,000 fresh forces.
Commentary: Obama's tech-friendly USA
The incoming Obama administration's plan to appoint the first national chief technology officer unequivocally emphasizes the new team's belief that technology isn't ancillary or extraneous to governance, and instead that it's an integral part of the ef...
Obama wins by landslide
WASHINGTON, (AFP) - - Americans elected Democrat Barack Obama as their first black president, in a transformational election which will reshape US politics and reposition the United States on the world stage.