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Deere 3Q profit falls as equipment sales decline

MOLINE, Ill. - Deere's third-quarter profit fell 15 percent and the farming equipment maker believes that the same weak sales at home and abroad will cut into earnings for the year.Deere, which makes lawn tractors in...

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...forecast after profits declineMOLINE, ILL. - Deere's profit slumped 15 percent in the third quarter and the farming equipment maker, seeing weak sales ahead, trimmed its outlook and will cut production.Chairman and CEO Samuel Allen said Wednes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-13/business-news
No need to Clari-fi, quality music can be had with apps

...ANGELES - Bring back the equalizers!That's my conclusion after trying out Clari-Fi, a new technology from audio equipment maker Harman Kardon. Clari-Fi aims to restore some of the audio signal that is lost because of digital compression in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2014-07-10/no-need-clar
Lucent in pact to buy Ascend for $18.7 billion in stock

...Lucent Technologies Inc., the huge telecommunications equipment maker, will buy Ascend Communications Inc. for $18...customer service. Lucent is the world's No. 1 phone equipment maker. Ascend is a major supplier of computer networking...

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Lucent in pact to buy Ascend for $18.7 billion in stock

...Lucent Technologies Inc., the huge telecommunications equipment maker, will buy Ascend Communications Inc. for $18...customer service. Lucent is the world's No. 1 phone equipment maker. Ascend is a major supplier of computer networking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/13/bus_250028.shtml
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Alcatel in deal to buy Internet firm

PARIS -- French telecommunications company Alcatel SA is buying the California-based Internet equipment maker Xylan Corp. for about $2 billion in cash in a move that will boost Alcatel's profile in the United States. The purchase will...

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3Com agrees to buy Andover company

...same computer network. The deal is expected to close in March. 3Com, the Santa Clara, Calif. data communications equipment maker, does not expect to lay off any of NBX's 87 employees, said Edgar Masri, senior vice president and general manager...

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Stocks fall across the globe on fears over shaky emerging-market economies and currencies

...the biggest gainer in the Dow on Monday, rising $5.12, or 6 percent, to $91.29, after the earth-moving equipment maker reported fourth-quarter net income that easily beat analysts' estimates.After gains of nearly 30 percent in the...

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Traditional holiday parties yield to shopping sprees, cruises, volunteering

...DOING GOODNautilus used to have lavish parties with employee gifts such as big-screen TVs. In 2004, the fitness equipment maker decided to focus more on the community, says Wayne Bolio, a senior vice president. So Nautilus began sponsoring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-11/traditional-holiday-partie
NFL joins brain research partnership

...wanted to see results quickly."The Head Health Initiative described Monday, which also includes sports apparel and equipment maker Under Armour, involves a four-year, $40 million research and development program to find ways to detect and diagnose...

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