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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

07 Dec 2017

General Electric to cut 12,000 jobs in power business revamp

ZURICH/LAS VEGAS General Electric Co said Thursday it is axing 12,000 jobs at its global power business, the struggling industrial conglomerate's latest effort to shrink itself into a more focused company. | Video

01 Dec 2017

General Electric lays off workers at power business in New York

NEW YORK General Electric Co said on Friday it was laying off workers at its power division in Schenectady, New York, as it tries to reduce costs after a steep profit drop at the division.

30 Nov 2017

U.S. startup Uptake valued at $2.3 billion in new funding round

NEW YORK U.S. analytic software firm Uptake Technologies Inc said on Thursday it raised $117 million in venture funding, a deal that gave it a valuation of $2.3 billion.

14 Nov 2017

Shrinking GE rattles investors, shares hit 5-year low

General Electric Co's new Chief Executive John Flannery on Monday outlined steps that will turn the biggest U.S. industrial conglomerate into a smaller, more focused company, surprising some investors who sold the company's shares to a five-year low. | Video

10 Nov 2017

GE cutting staff ahead of new CEO's Monday overhaul: sources

NEW YORK General Electric Co is laying off sales staff and other employees in its software division, according to people familiar with the matter, ahead of new Chief Executive John Flannery's expected announcement on Monday of a plan to slash costs and jettison units in an effort to improve the company's profits.

10 Nov 2017

GE cutting staff ahead of new CEO's Monday overhaul -sources

NEW YORK, Nov 10 General Electric Co is laying off sales staff and other employees in its software division, according to people familiar with the matter, ahead of new Chief Executive John Flannery's expected announcement on Monday of a plan to slash costs and jettison units in an effort to improve the company's profits.

09 Nov 2017

Boeing signs deal to sell 300 planes worth $37 billion to China

Boeing Co said it signed an agreement on Thursday to sell 300 planes to China Aviation Supplies Holding Company worth $37 billion (28.11 billion pounds) at list prices, one of several deals announced during a state visit by U.S. President Donald Trump to Beijing.

30 Oct 2017

Boeing says it is catching up on 777 aircraft production snags

NEW YORK Boeing Co is fixing production problems with its 777 wide-body jetliner but has not stopped production and does not expect the snags to delay deliveries to airlines, it said on Monday.

27 Oct 2017

Apple, GE release app-making tools for industrial internet

SAN FRANCISCO Apple Inc and General Electric Co released app-making tools on Thursday tailored to GE's Predix platform for connecting power plants, jet engines and other industrial equipment to the internet.

26 Oct 2017

GE's CEO sees more partnerships ahead for digital business

SAN FRANCISCO General Electric Co will use more alliances to build its digital-industrial business in coming years, Chief Executive Officer John Flannery said on Wednesday, suggesting the industrial conglomerate will curb spending in that area.

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