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GE is broken. Fixing it will be long and difficult

GE losing bulb division, lives on in retro ads Restoring General Electric to greatness, or even just mediocrity, won’t be quick or easy. GE’s(GE) fall from grace has forced the iconic company to take drastic steps just to stop the bleeding. This week, GE cut its beloved dividend in half, and launched plans to sell off the century-old railroad business as well as at least 12 other units. But just as it took years to run GE into the ground, there’s a growing realization inside and outside the company’s Boston ...

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The process needs fixing, but Elliott's suspension should stand

9:30 PM ET The federal judge in the Ezekiel Elliott case just Richard Berman-ed the NFL. You remember Berman, right? He was the U.S. District Court judge who temporarily sucked the air out of Deflategate, setting Tom Brady free to play the 2015 season while taking a sledgehammer to Roger Goodell’s union-bargained system of justice. The judge this time around, U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant might never again have to pay for lunch in Dallas (Berman famously won a lifetime supply of free Dunkin’ Donuts coffee in Maine) if Elliott ...

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Federal ethics rules need fixing, outgoing watchdog says

Walter Shaub blasts Trump’s conflicts The government’s former top ethics watchdog says he thinks more work needs to be done to make federal ethics rules stronger. Walter Shaub, who resigned as director of the Office of Government Ethics last Thursday, explained his decision on ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday. “I really always thought that the ethics rules were strong enough to protect the integrity of the government’s operations,” he said. “My recent experiences have convinced me that they need strengthening, and frankly, they convinced me I’ve achieved all I can ...

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Bethesda Fixing Reported Skyrim Remastered Audio Downgrade

Following the launch of the remastered version of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on Friday, players reported that the Special Edition’s audio sounded downgraded. Reddit user LasurArkinshade explained that Bethesda “cranked the compression way up to insane levels,” which made it sound worse than the 2011 original. Here’s a comparison to hear for yourself: Thankfully, it looks like Bethesda is on the case. A staffer wrote on Reddit (via Kotaku), “We’re currently testing a fix and hope to have an update out next week.” While you’ll have to wait a ...

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Djokovic plays down fixing in tennis

Novak Djokovic says he does not think match-fixing is prevalent today Novak Djokovic says match-fixing is not prevalent at the top level of tennis, as allegations of corruption overshadow the start of the Australian Open. The world number one, who says he rejected £110,000 to lose a match early in his career, says there is “no real proof” of fixing among the elite. “It’s just speculation,” said the Serb 10-time Grand Slam champion. The BBC and BuzzFeed News have obtained secret files that contain evidence of suspected match-fixing in tennis. ...

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Suspicions over tennis match fixing

The cache of documents passed to the BBC and Buzzfeed News include the findings of an investigation set up in 2007 by the ATP Secret files exposing evidence of widespread suspected match fixing at the top level of world tennis, including at Wimbledon, can be revealed by the BBC and BuzzFeed News. Over the last decade 16 players who have ranked in the top 50 have been repeatedly flagged to the tennis integrity unit over suspicions they have thrown matches. All of the players, including winners of Grand Slam titles, ...

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BMW: We’re keeping diesels in the US lineup. VW: We’re fixing ours

Share This article What, me worry? BMW says it’s staying the course with diesel engines in the US. They’ll continue to be in BMW’s US lineup. Currently they’re in two BMW sedans (3 Series, 5 Series) and two SUVs (X3, X5) totaling seven model variants. BMW wants them because they help BMW’s corporate average fuel economy compared with gasoline engines in the same vehicles. They also provide as much as 650 miles of driving range between fill-ups. Separately, Volkswagen brand chief Herbert Diess said at CES press conference, “We are ...

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