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AMD posts deeper loss, shares fall

April 21, 2009 12:35 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Advanced Micro Devices Inc.'s loss widened in the first quarter as demand and prices for its microprocessors slumped and charges for the biggest restructuring in the company's 40-year history took their toll.Its shares slipped 5 percent in after-hours trading on disappointing...

Survey: cost cuts to remain after recession eases

April 21, 2009 12:30 pm | by TALI ARBEL - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Salary freezes, bonus reductions and unpaid furloughs have surged in recent months as companies try to survive without layoffs, and a new survey found many businesses intend to keep the cost-cutting measures after the recession eases.Nearly 60 percent of the companies say they are...

Merck, Schering-Plough report Q1 revenue drops

April 21, 2009 12:25 pm | by LINDA A. JOHNSON - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Drugmakers Merck & Co. and Schering-Plough Corp., preparing to combine, both posted first-quarter sales declines Tuesday as the global recession and the stronger dollar weigh on an industry already weakened by growing generic competition.Much-larger Merck, which is buying...

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Handheld Rotating Vane Anemometer

April 21, 2009 12:18 pm | Omega Engineering, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The OMEGA  HHF141 rotating vane anemometer is a high-quality instrument providing accurate air velocity measurements in harsh environments.

Innovative Alternative For Natural Convection

April 21, 2009 12:07 pm | Cool Innovations, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Cool Innovations introduces a new line of flared pin fin heat sinks.

S & P upgrades New Orleans' bond rating

April 21, 2009 11:54 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has boosted its bond rating for the city of New Orleans to investment grade, significant for the city as it continues recovering from Hurricane Katrina.After the 2005 storm, Standard & Poor's rated the city at below-investment grade, and an...

Gold prices dip as stocks move higher

April 21, 2009 11:49 am | by SARA LEPRO - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Gold prices dipped Tuesday as stocks moved higher. Oil prices were flat, while grain prices rose.Gold has largely been at the mercy of Wall Street in recent weeks, falling as stocks gain ground, and inching higher whenever the market stumbles.Though investors have been uneasy about...

Manifold Mount Versions

April 21, 2009 11:43 am | Beswick Engineering Co., Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Beswick Engineering  (Greenland, NH) offers manifold mount versions of our award winning miniature pressure regulators.

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Study: New leaders needed for RI economic agency

April 21, 2009 11:39 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — State political leaders have failed to create a consistent economic growth strategy and the board that runs a state economic development agency should resign, a group impaneled by the governor said in a report released Tuesday.Gov. Don Carcieri had tasked the panel of...

Earnings Preview: AirTran

April 21, 2009 11:39 am | by HARRY R. WEBER - AP Airlines Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

ATLANTA (AP) — AirTran Holdings Inc., parent of discount carrier AirTran Airways, reports first-quarter results on Wednesday. The following is a summary of key developments and analyst opinion related to the period.OVERVIEW: The Orlando, Fla.-based company, which has its hub in Atlanta, is expected...

Pulsed & CW Fiber Laser Available

April 21, 2009 11:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

RPMC Lasers offers Manlight pulsed and CW fiber lasers in North America.

UL Recognized

April 21, 2009 11:22 am | Electri-Flex Co. | Product Releases | Comments

Electri-Flex announces that it has strengthened its innovative Liquatite flexible electrical conduit line with their new and improved Corrlok System.

Servo Flange Mounting

April 21, 2009 11:10 am | Asm Sensors, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

ASM introduces a new industrial grade sensor that provides a high resolution, linear output signal that is proportional to the inclination angle.

Chrysler lenders offer to swap $2.5B for equity

April 21, 2009 11:08 am | by TOM KRISHER - AP Auto Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

DETROIT (AP) — Banks and hedge funds that hold $6.9 billion in Chrysler LLC debt have proposed forgiving $2.5 billion of it in exchange for about a 40 percent stake a Chrysler-Fiat alliance, according to two people briefed on the proposal.One of the people said the lenders delivered their...

Overcomes Crosstalk Barrier

April 21, 2009 10:56 am | 3M Electronic Solutions Div. | Product Releases | Comments

3M (Austin, TX) introduces the patented “virtual coaxial box” shielding technology that reduces crosstalk experiences at 1- to 1.5-Bbps.

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