10 Chinese Companies You Should Probably Know About

10 Chinese Companies You Should Probably Know About

Many of the most common household brand names in America are not American companies, and that’s been true for decades. When it comes to technological innovation especially — from cars to phones and every appliance in between — we’ve become used to huge numbers of goods coming from countries in Asia. [More]

GE Selling Its Appliance Business To China’s Haier For $5.4 Billion

GE Selling Its Appliance Business To China’s Haier For $5.4 Billion

A month after giving up on the idea of selling its appliance business to Electrolux, GE has found a new buyer willing to pay big bucks for the company’s slate of washers, dryers, and fridges. This time, it’s the China-based Haier Group, which will pay $5.4 billion to take over this portion of GE’s business. [More]

One Man's Campaign To End Six Months Without A Working Haier TV

One Man's Campaign To End Six Months Without A Working Haier TV

Andrew took advantage of a great Black Friday deal from Newegg to buy a nice large TV. At least, he assumes that it’s nice. The first set he received never worked, and the second worked for only 48 hours. Stuck dealing with Haier, he still hasn’t managed to extract a working TV out of them. [More]

Black & Decker and Haier Freezers Recalled Because Cold
Stuff Isn't Supposed To Burst Into Flames

Black & Decker and Haier Freezers Recalled Because Cold Stuff Isn't Supposed To Burst Into Flames

The Consumer Product Safety Commission and Haier America have announced the recall of 67,500 Black & Decker and Haier chest freezers over a potential fire hazard. [More]