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Brittany Umar

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Brittany joined TV in November 2006 after completing a degree in Journalism and Media Studies at Rutgers College. Previously, Brittany interned at the local ABC affiliate in New York City WABC-TV 7 where she helped research and produce On Your Side, a popular consumer advocacy segment.

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Intel Creates 'Internet of Things' Group to Compete With Qualcomm

By Brittany Umar

Intel establishes a new group focused on setting the standard for the 'Internet of Things' that will compete with an alliance already created by Qualcomm.

12:24PM 07/08/14

Samsung Says New Smartphones Should Boost Third Quarter

By Brittany Umar

Samsung Electronics warns that its second-quarter operating profit likely will miss analysts' expectations but it issues an optimistic outlook for the third quarter.

11:26AM 07/08/14

Tesla Is Sued for $3.85M for Trademark Infringement in China

By Brittany Umar

Electric carmaker Tesla is being sued by a Chinese businessman for trademark infringement.

10:24AM 07/08/14

ADM Buys Wild Flavors for $3.1 Billion in Its Biggest Acquisition

By Brittany Umar

Archer-Daniels-Midland says it will buy Swiss natural ingredient company Wild Flavors for $3.1 billion in cash and debt, marking its biggest acquisition to date.

11:57AM 07/07/14

Tax Evaders Beware: Foreign Account Compliance Act Is In Effect

By Brittany Umar

As the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act goes into effect today, foreign banks are now required to reveal American accounts holding more than $50,000.

01:37PM 07/01/14

Philip Morris Cuts Forecast, Buys E-Cigarette Maker

By Brittany Umar

Philip Morris cut its earnings forecast, citing a 'complex and truly atypical' year, and announced the acquisition of e-cigarette maker Nicocig.

02:39PM 06/26/14

Monsanto Climbs on Bullish Outlook and $10 Billion Buyback Plan

By Brittany Umar

Shares of Monsanto are soaring on Wednesday after the world's largest seed company reported a 6% drop in quarterly profit but issued a bullish fiscal-year outlook.

01:59PM 06/25/14

Avon to Cut More Jobs as It Seeks to Reduce Costs

By Brittany Umar

Avon Products says it will eliminate another 600 jobs as part of a restructuring program designed to save $400 million by 2016.

12:46PM 06/24/14

Google Confirms It Bought 5G Start-Up Alpental Technologies

By Brittany Umar

Google buys wireless communications company Alpental Technologies, a start-up that has been developing 5G technologies. There's speculation that it's actually a step toward Google becoming a wireless service provider.

12:31PM 06/20/14

General Electric Plans to Step Up Promise to Protect French Jobs

By Brittany Umar

General Electric is preparing to bolster its $17 billion offer for Alstom, according to a report by the Financial Times. This comes after Siemens and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries launched a $9.5 billion joint bid for Alstom's energy business on Monday. The two companies have been competing for the support of the French government, which is seeking to preserve French jobs and a national industrial icon. Now, General Electric, which has vowed to create 1,000 new jobs in France, says it will reinforce its commitments to French jobs by offering to increase investments in Alstom if the deal is approved.

12:20PM 06/18/14

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