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China's Proview Warns Dealers To Stop iPad Sales

March 8, 2012 2:04 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The company challenging Apple's use of the iPad name is threatening "severe measures" against trademark infringements.


BMW Made Record $6.4B In 2011

March 8, 2012 2:02 pm | by David McHugh, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

A sharp jump in sales of its luxury cars and sport utility vehicles in China helped German automaker BMW AG increase net profit by 51 percent last year.


U.S. Unemployment Hovers Near Low Levels

March 8, 2012 2:00 pm | by Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

Slightly more people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week. But the overall level stayed low enough to suggest the job market is strengthening.


Industrial PC

March 8, 2012 1:15 pm | by noax Technologies Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

To enable a versatile range of applications, noax industrial PCs feature a number of interfaces as a standard.


Space Saver Cabinet

March 8, 2012 1:14 pm | by Shure Manufacturing Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Shure’s Space Saver Cabinet is designed with a large storage capacity to meet individual storage requirements.


Shearing/Flanging Machine

March 8, 2012 1:12 pm | by COLE-TUVE, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Model EFM is ideal for flat, crowned, round, elliptical, and double “D” heads and bottoms


Fluid Film

March 7, 2012 5:11 pm | by Eureka Chemical Company | Product Releases | Comments

Fluid Film creates a non-drying barrier of protection that moisture and corrosive environments cannot penetrate.


Clean Sponge Mop

March 7, 2012 5:10 pm | by Perfex Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

This specially formulated polyurethane foam has excellent chemical, microbial, and abrasion resistance.


Lift’n Buddy

March 7, 2012 5:08 pm | by Ergologistics, LLC | Product Releases | Comments

Lift'n Buddy combines the best of a standard two-wheeler's durability and functionality, with automatic lifting and lowering capabilities.


Blackberry In Your Car

March 7, 2012 4:20 pm | by CNN | Videos | Comments

CNN's Jim Boulden talks to Rory O'Neill with RIM about where technology is going.


The New Mobile Made From A Tree

March 7, 2012 4:18 pm | by Reuters | Videos | Comments

A university student is set to launch the world's first smartphone made out of wood.


Real Time Robot Control

March 7, 2012 4:06 pm | by University of Western Sydney | Videos | Comments

Results of the work at the University of Western Sydney using a full-body inertial motion capture suit.


Geneva Auto Show's Winners, Losers

March 7, 2012 4:02 pm | by Reuters | Videos | Comments

The international car show opens in Geneva with Europe's car industry adopting a ''small is beautiful'' approach.


Total Recall: Robot Remembers And Retrieves

March 7, 2012 4:00 pm | by Reuters | Videos | Comments

Hitachi has unveiled a robot that can recognize objects at a glimpse and guide humans to find them.


Automakers Look To Apps For Success

March 7, 2012 2:33 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Automakers are eyeing the booming market for mobile phone applications and now they're reaching for a place on the bandwagon despite safety concerns.


Chrysler Recalling Jeeps Due To Crash Risk

March 7, 2012 2:32 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NHTSA says some of the vehicles in question may have rear lower control arms that could break as a result of corrosion and lead to a crash.


Alliances The Buzz Word For Europe Auto Survival

March 7, 2012 2:29 pm | by Colleen Barry, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

The brutal European car market is pushing many automakers to look for partners for new technology and access to fresh markets without reinventing the wheel.


Israel Stunned By Defense Contract Ban

March 7, 2012 2:25 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Israel says it is "surprised" by a decision by India's defense ministry to ban a leading Israeli weapons manufacturer from bidding on Indian defense contracts for the next decade.


NY Town Gets Grant To Study Industrial Pollution

March 7, 2012 2:23 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The EPA has announced a $100,000 grant to help the town of Tonawanda, N.Y. address the health risks posed by the numerous air-polluting facilities in the area.


General Electric Forecasts Global Business Growth

March 7, 2012 2:22 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

GE believes that Latin America, not the rest of Asia, will set the pace for growth next year and confirmed its prediction of overall double-digit percentage earnings growth Wednesday in both industrial and capital segments.



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