Microsoft Corp. (MSFT:US)'s push into cloud computing, which is accelerating under new Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella, paid off in the fiscal third quarter.
DETROIT - General Motors, the nation's largest automaker, said its net income in the first quarter fell about 85 percent because of costs from safety recalls and a one-time charge for Venezuelan currency changes.
... * Russia launches army drills near Ukraine border. * U.S. shares pare early gains made on Apple, Facebook rally. * Dollar loses ground on risk aversion.
(Reuters) - Former KPMG LLP senior partner Scott London, who had provided tips to a friend about the accounting firm's clients, was sentenced to 14 months in prison on an insider trading charge by a federal judge in Los Angeles on Thursday.
Some people would never eat at a Taco Bell. The fast-food chain's executives know this, and they won't bother trying to persuade them otherwise.