Stacey Vanek Smith
Oct 25, 2012 Airlines are increasingly canceling flights of 15 hours or more because of softened demand.
Oct 15, 2012 Softbank, Japan’s No. 3 mobile phone network, agrees to buy a majority stake in Sprint, in a bold bid to take on giants AT&T and Verizon.
Aug 29, 2012 United’s technical team is scrambling to solve the computer problems that caused long lines of angry people. United has struggled with this since acquiring Continental in 2010.
Aug 27, 2012 The separate brands are expected to survive a merger of their parent companies.
Aug 20, 2012 The $5.7 billion deal with let Aetna double its number of Medicaid members.
Aug 13, 2012 Mergers and acquisitions news today as Google adds guidebook company Frommer's to its travel and entertainment quiver. What does the search company want to do with the old-school guidebook?
Jul 30, 2012 Near Boeing's Charleston, S.C., assembly plant on Saturday, something got sucked into a 787 Dreamliner's engine and sparked a grass fire on the runway. It's just another problem that's faced the Dreamliner line of planes recently.
Jul 27, 2012 If you are one of the brave souls traveling this summer you've surely noticed that airfares are soaring. And most of the major airlines are reporting healthy profits.
Jul 20, 2012 After the close on Wall Street yesterday, Microsoft announced its first quarterly loss ever. And Google announced a $2.8 billion profit for the quarter. Two very different situations -- but they might just share a theme.
Jul 13, 2012 The biggest event of the year for airline makers like Airbus and Boeing is wrapping up outside of London. And at this year's Farnborough Air Show, the companies have announced orders worth more than $50 billion. Sounds like a good thing for the industry -- and the economy.