MILWAUKEE _ Rockwell Automation Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $191 million. Rockwell Automation expects full-year earnings in the range of $5.80 to $6 per share. Rockwell Automation shares have increased 18 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has increased 6 percent. » Read More
Protect yourself from scandals and extenuating circumstances like those that ruined every (HPQ) holder's summer weekend. CEO's should never become bigger than the institutions they lead and we are seeing again why.
The Kindle from Amazon.com is designed to let us do one thing very well: read. To survive, it must excel at this, not only by jostling to stay a nose ahead of other e-readers, but also by maintaining an enormous lead over the Apple iPad and its coming competitors.
Mark Papermaster, the Apple spacer executive in charge of hardware for the company’s flagship iPhone, has left the company in the wake of widely reported problems with the antenna of the recently introduced iPhone 4. It is not clear if Mr. Papermaster was ousted or left on his own accord.
Bill Gates was the grand finale of the "Techonomy" conference, taking the stage in a packed room to discuss "Reinventing Capitalism: How to jumpstart what the marketplace can't."
Over the next ten years, 700 million people will be urbanized. We have an opportunity and a need like never before to deploy smart digital infrastructures that can transform our nation and spur global economies.
Six innovators and thought leaders, including Bill Gates and Larry Page, share thoughts and ideas about privacy, social media and the American dream.
The global nature of today's infrastructure has enabled European firms to make tremendous inroads. European banks might have it right this time, and here's why.
This is a jobless recovery. That's the consensus among the executives and entrepreneurs here, who say improving employment is their #1 priority.
Companies are trying to figure how to use technology to accelerate growth in their business. The sectors most likely to be affected include energy, health care, and consumer markets.
A wave of innovation is redefining what’s possible. From nano-scale sensors to intuitive mobile devices, we can transform the noise of the information explosion into knowledge. Information technology will be the key to harnessing and democratizing the power of information.
HP's Shane Robison says believes we'll be in a period of growth in the not-too-distant future. While population expansion is a challenge, he sees growth of the middle class as a huge opportunity.
“Madden” is one of the few annual titles that has a long tail in stores. Traditionally, there’s a big push for the game when it’s released, then another sales bump as the holidays (and NFL playoffs) draw near.
Entrepreneurs and innovators including Jeff Bezos, Dean Kamen, and Eric Schmidt discussed and debated the future of technology and how it will drive improvements in business, society, and beyond.
Every now and then, the time is right for higher-level observations. The equilibrium between stocks and bonds has been broken. There is no "bond bubble." There are children of the baby boom generation who will not purchase stocks like their parents did, and that is quite an important development to monitor.
Google and Verizon, two leading players in Internet service and content, are nearing an agreement that could allow Verizon to speed some online content to Internet users more quickly if the content’s creators are willing to pay for the privilege.
Schmidt says job creation is the most important thing the economy needs right now, particularly in the manufacturing sector. He's very frustrated at the government's slow pace in boosting employment—effectively saying it's ridculous that so much proposed legislation has to wait until after the November elections.
As investors, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs search for the "Next Big Thing," this week's Techonomy conference in Lake Tahoe, Calif. brings together companies whose innovation is driving economic growth. Here are four to keep your eyes on.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
it is more important than ever for people in business (or those working in other institutions) to broaden their peripheral vision and be more aware of technological advances in adjoining disciplines and industries.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.
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