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Dell's Future May Not Be In PCs

March 13, 2014 2:00 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Dell CEO Michael Dell talks about how the company's move into big data services will become a big part of their business.                                     

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VW Cautiously Optimistic

March 13, 2014 1:52 pm | by David McHugh, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

The company warned of a "difficult market environment" with tough competition and sharp changes in exchange rates and prices for raw materials.                              

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McDonald's Hit By Lawsuits Over Worker Pay

March 13, 2014 1:48 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Several lawsuits being filed against McDonald's this week say the fast-food chain engages in a variety of practices to avoid paying workers what they're owed.                           

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IMF: Income Disparities Can Hurt Economies

March 13, 2014 1:42 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The International Monetary Fund is warning that wide income inequality can slow economic growth and is proposing ways to reduce it.                                  

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Gov't. Closes Jeep Liberty Probe

March 13, 2014 1:40 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. safety regulators have closed an investigation into driver's side door fires in Jeep Liberty SUVs without seeking a recall.                                   

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GM Excluded Deaths From Ignition Inquiry

March 13, 2014 1:37 pm | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

According to the chronology, GM employees were told about most of the Ion crash deaths within two weeks of when they occurred. So GM knew about the deaths but still failed to consider them until this year.             

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Stress Less: Partner With PFI

March 13, 2014 10:54 am | by PFI | Videos | Comments

Located at booth #8937 during MODEX 2014, PFI will demonstrate how working with them to increase operational efficiency and lower operating costs can mean big gains for your business.                   

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Spacesaver's ActivRACK Mobilized Storage System

March 13, 2014 10:47 am | by Spacesaver Industrial | Videos | Comments

Located at booth #8527 during MODEX 2014, Spacesaver Industrial will showcase a new interactive app that helps visitors visualize their storage potential.                           

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Chrysler Recalls 49,000 Dodge Chargers

March 13, 2014 9:42 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Chrysler is recalling more than 49,000 Dodge Charger muscle cars because a connector can overheat and knock out low-beam headlights.                                 

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Graco Adds More Than 400,000 Child Seats To Recall

March 13, 2014 9:39 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Graco has added 403,222 child seats to last month's recall of 3.8 million to replace faulty harness buckles. But the added seats won't end a dispute with the U.S. government's road safety watchdog.               

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Chemicals In iPhones Could Be Dangerous For Workers

March 13, 2014 9:37 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple's labor practices are under attack by two activist groups who contend the company makes its iPhones with a hazardous mix of chemicals that threaten the health of factory workers assembling the devices in China.          

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How LEGO Builds Toys Kids Want

March 13, 2014 9:29 am | by CNNMoney | News | Comments

LEGO says they became the number two toy manufacturer by staying true to what kids want.                                               

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GM's Stock Is A Lemon In 2014

March 13, 2014 9:25 am | by CNNMoney | News | Comments

Recalls and investigations have plagued the start of Mary Barra's tenure as CEO of General Motors. But if she continues to address the issues head on, a stronger economy and auto sales should help GM.               

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5 Bad Signs For Bitcoin

March 13, 2014 9:22 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

The hits keep coming for virtual currency Bitcoin. Christine Romans has 5 reasons why Bitcoin may not be the currency of the future.                                     

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Take Profitability To The Next Level

March 13, 2014 8:25 am | by Anna Wells, Executive Editor, IMPO | Articles | Comments

We truly believe manufacturers and distributors can benefit tremendously by collaborating on best practices and generating new ideas for better business models.                           

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New Approaches To Contract Manufacturing Open Doors For Manufacturers

March 12, 2014 5:28 pm | by David Douthit, Operations Executive, Accenture | Articles | Comments

Contract manufacturing can be an effective way for companies to extend capacity and add flexibility to their production network, critical benefits in a highly volatile business environment.                 

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Millennials Want To Ruin Everything

March 12, 2014 2:51 pm | by Anna Wells, Executive Editor | Blogs | Comments

It seems that — if we’re to believe the hype — unless you’re Apple, a skinny-jeans manufacturer, or in the organic foods business, you can kiss your growth goodbye.                         

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Cutting Tool Consumption Up 14.5 Pct.

March 12, 2014 2:39 pm | by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology | News | Comments

January U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $158 million, up 14.5 percent from December’s total and down 10.6 percent from January 2013.                                

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Looks Like A Helicopter, Works Like a Boat

March 12, 2014 2:27 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

HeliCat is a $75,000 catamaran designed to go through rough waters better than a single hull small boat.                                          

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Why Not A Tesla ‘Gigafactory’ In California?

March 12, 2014 2:24 pm | by Joel Hans, Managing Editor, Manufacturing.net | News | Comments

The state made a few proposals for several possible sites, but the automaker wasn’t interested — there are a few compelling reasons not to invest too heavily in the state of California.                   

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