... * Jenkins sacked after three years in post. * Board wants successor to accelerate strategy, boost returns. * Chairman to assume executive duties until successor found.
BOSTON - As Massachusetts has increased its reliance on solar, wind and other sources of renewable power over the past decade, companies specializing in alternative energy have begun flexing their political muscles on Beacon Hill.
The solar industry's apparently doing really well in the US right now, but the White House wants to broaden its reach even further.
SEATTLE - Microsoft plans to announce a major new round of layoffs as early as Wednesday, as the company seeks to further cut costs in a shifting technology landscape.
At least one Wall Street analyst is sounding the alarm about the burger chain's overly “expensive” stock price and the public's equally inflated opinion of the company.