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Boeing engineers split on contract, talks to resume

By Bill Rigby SEATTLE | Wed Feb 20, 2013 2:21am EST SEATTLE (Reuters) - The largest group of engineers working at Boeing Co approved the planemaker's latest contract offer in a vote on Tuesday, likely paving the way for a full agreement as Boeing attempts to focus its resources on fixing battery problems on its 787 Dreamliner. However, members of the union represent...

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Exclusive: Life Technologies sale process cools - sources

By Greg Roumeliotis and Soyoung Kim NEW YORK | Wed Feb 20, 2013 3:07am EST NEW YORK (Reuters) - An $11 billion-plus sale of Life Technologies Corp (LIFE.O) is looking less likely as a gap in price expectations with the company has left potential buyer Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (TMO.N) skeptical about a deal while buyout firms' offers came up short, people familia...

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Boeing close to fixing Dreamliner battery: source

By Anurag Kotoky NEW DELHI | Wed Feb 20, 2013 3:55am EST NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Boeing Co (BA.N) has found a way to fix battery problems with its grounded 787 Dreamliner jets which involves increasing the space between cells, a source familiar with the U.S. company's plans told Reuters. "The gaps between cells will be bigger. I think that's why there was overheating,...

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Analysis: Squaring investor optimism with tighter euro credit

By Mike Dolan LONDON | Wed Feb 20, 2013 2:15am EST LONDON (Reuters) - Investor optimism about the euro zone may actually tally with what at first sight appears to be an untimely credit squeeze within the bloc over the past couple of months. Although a new year surge in world markets has leveled off this month, February's survey of investors and analysts by the Germa...

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02/22/2013 – Find Out How Shapedown Could Benefit Your Family at Our Upcoming OPEN HOUSE

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02/22/2013 – Honey Don’t, A Musical Performance

20 Feb, 2013 Engage Newswire services provides the most relevant Business, Technology News and Press Releases on the web. For Engage Newswire services contact news@EngageNewswire.com For Immediate Release For Information Contact: Lori Thompson: PR@EngageNewswire.com This promises to be a very entertaining evening. Honey Don’t presents their music which is based on t...

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02/26/2013 – Business after Hours (February 26, 2013)

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02/26/2013 – Government Affairs Meeting (February 26, 2013)

20 Feb, 2013 Engage Newswire services provides the most relevant Business, Technology News and Press Releases on the web. For Engage Newswire services contact news@EngageNewswire.com For Immediate Release For Information Contact: Lori Thompson: PR@EngageNewswire.com Tuesday, February 26, 2013 10:00am to 11:30am Source Article from http://rifl...

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Dell profit plummets 31 percent as investors ponder $24 billion buyout

By Poornima Gupta SAN FRANCISCO | Tue Feb 19, 2013 7:00pm EST SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Dell Inc on Tuesday reported a 31 percent drop in profit, hurt by a shrinking consumer business, as investors weighed founder Michael Dell's offer to buy out the world's No.3 maker of personal computers. Michael Dell, teaming up with private equity firm Silver Lake and software m...

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M&A deals lift Wall Street shares nearer a record high

By Edward Krudy NEW YORK | Tue Feb 19, 2013 4:28pm EST NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday as this year's ongoing surge in merger activity suggested investors were still finding value in the market even as indexes closed in on all-time highs. Office Depot Inc (ODP.N) surged 9.4 percent to $5.02 after a person familiar with the matter said the No. 2 U.S....

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