Archive: 16/02/2011

Dell 4Q net income more than doubles, shares soar

(AP) -- Personal computer maker Dell Inc. said Tuesday its net income more than doubled in the most recent quarter to handily beat expectations, as businesses spent more on computers, servers and other technology.

dateFeb 16, 2011 in Business
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Apple reports labor, safety problems at suppliers

(AP) -- Apple Inc. says its audits found labor, safety and other abuses by its suppliers in 2010, though it praised Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn for saving lives through its handling of a spate of suicides at its factories ...

dateFeb 16, 2011 in Business
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Sanofi-Aventis to buy Genzyme for $20.1 bln cash

(AP) -- French drug maker Sanofi-Aventis SA has agreed to buy Genzyme Corp. in a sweetened all-cash $20.1 billion deal that ends months of corporate haggling and positions Sanofi at the forefront of the market in lucrative ...

dateFeb 16, 2011 in Biotechnology
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