Raising the likelihood that the mortgage finance company Fannie Mae would survive in the long run only on the basis of sustained federal funding, the company Friday sought an additional $19-billion aid from the US Treasury, over and above the most-recent $15.2-billion assistance it availed on March 31.
As a part of its extensive marketing and business endeavor, pertaining to its $17 billion-per-year health equipment and technology business, General Electric Co. (GE) has worked out a strategy for providing new solutions to health care - by the way of its recently-launched initiative called "Healthymagination."
The European Commission has set June 3-5 for the oral hearing of Microsoft's defense arguments with regard to the 27-country European Union's (EU) antitrust charges pertaining to the bundling of Internet Explorer (IE) with its leading Windows operating system. Microsoft has already submitted a written response to the charges - a so-called "statement of objections" - on April 28.
Washington - A man suffering heart problems died from were called complications from the H1N1 flu strain, the third human fatality reported in the US so far, according to the Seattle Times newspaper.
The online edition reported that preliminary test results on Saturday showed the man, aged in his 30s, had contracted the new influenza and died of pneumonia.
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