An Amazon-branded Boeing 767 freighter, nicknamed Amazon One, flies over Lake Washington during the Seattle Seafair Air Show on Aug. 5, 2016 in Seattle.

Amazon offering 50 percent cheaper shipping than UPS to some sellers

Saurabh Ambulkar, a management professor at Northeastern University, said this points to Amazon’s broader goal of becoming a “one-stop shop” in the supply chain that covers everything from storage and shipping to last-mile delivery to the customers. Doing so provides more control and visibility for Amazon, while giving better prices and convenience to the merchants […]

Jim Hackett, president and chief executive officer, Ford Motor stands outside the headquarters as they celebrate the production of the 10,000,000 Mustang on August 8, 2018 in Dearborn, Michigan. 

Ford shares jump more than 4 percent on strong earnings

Jeff Kowalsky | AFP | Getty Images Jim Hackett, president and chief executive officer, Ford Motor stands outside the headquarters as they celebrate the production of the 10,000,000 Mustang on August 8, 2018 in Dearborn, Michigan.  Ford shares were up more than 4 percent Thursday after the company delivered better-than-expected earnings Wednesday night. Investors seemed […]

Ford sales in China dropped 43 percent in September

Ford sales in China dropped 43 percent in September

Ford’s sales in China dropped 43 percent in September from the same month a year earlier, a sign that sales are slowing in the world’s largest car market. This is the third straight month of declining auto sales in China. The second-largest U.S. automaker has been hit by the ongoing trade war between the U.S. […]

CHIME booth at HIMSS18

Malware hits medical devices at 18 percent of healthcare orgs in last year

Nearly one in five provider organizations (18 percent) polled for a new joint report from CHIME and KLAS have seen malware or ransomware infect or impact medical devices in the past year and a half. WHY IT MATTERS While few of those incidents ultimately resulted in compromised health information or an audit by the Office […]

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts

Comcast buys 29 percent of Sky shares, seeks to make further purchases

Comcast has acquired 29.1 percent of Sky shares, according to an official statement from the London Stock Exchange published Tuesday. “As a result of its purchases, Comcast Bidco owns a total of 499,571,959 Sky Shares, representing approximately 29.1 per cent. of the ordinary share capital of Sky,” the statement said. Comcast Bidco is an indirect, […]