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Comcast agrees to pay $800K in settlement with FCC

June 27, 2012 3:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Comcast Corp. has reached a settlement with federal regulators under which it will pay the government $800,000 and offer a broadband Internet access option to customers who don't subscribe to the cable company's video cable services.The Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday that...

Boeing settles satellite lawsuit with ICO Global

June 27, 2012 3:50 pm | by LINDA DEUTSCH - AP Special Correspondent - Associated Press | News | Comments

A global communications company has settled its multi-million-dollar lawsuit against Boeing over a failed effort to launch a fleet of satellites.ICO Global Communications Ltd. announced this week that Boeing Co. has agreed to pay $10 million and waive appellate legal costs. The move averted a...

How Google's new device compares with rivals

June 27, 2012 3:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Google Inc. said Wednesday that it will sell its own tablet computer, the Nexus 7, based on its Android operating system.Google is the latest challenger to Apple, maker of the popular iPad. The new tablet will also compete directly with Amazon.com Inc.'s Kindle Fire.Here's a look at the key...

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AP Source: Airbus plans factory in Alabama

June 27, 2012 3:50 pm | by JOSHUA FREED - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

European plane maker Airbus intends to build its first U.S. plant in Mobile, Ala., a person with knowledge of its plans told The Associated Press on Wednesday.The person, who requested anonymity because a public announcement has not been made, says the company would build A320s there.The A320 is a...

American Airlines pilots will vote on contract

June 27, 2012 2:50 pm | by DAVID KOENIG - AP Airlines Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Union leaders at American Airlines agreed to let pilots vote on a company proposal for deep cuts in labor spending, just two days before a bankruptcy judge could have imposed even tougher terms.A union spokesman said Wednesday that the Allied Pilots Association board voted 9-7 to order a...

Synergetics eye surgery system gets FDA approval

June 27, 2012 2:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical device maker Synergetics USA Inc. said Wednesday the Food and Drug Administration approved its VersaVIT surgical system.The VersaVIT system is designed to be used in vitrectomies, or surgeries were some or all of the vitreous gel is removed from the middle of the eye. The procedures are...

Faster search, better photo sharing in new Android

June 27, 2012 2:50 pm | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Faster ways to search content on the Internet and share photos between two phones are promised in the next version of Google's Android operating system for mobile devices.Android 4.1 is nicknamed Jelly Bean, following Google Inc.'s tradition of likening its updates to a delectable treat. Google...

Red Hat to buy FuseSource for undisclosed sum

June 27, 2012 2:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Red Hat Inc., which sells the Linux open-source operating system, said Wednesday that it will acquire open-source integration and messaging provider FuseSource from Progress Software Corp.The company didn't say how much the deal is worth, but it said buying FuseSource will enable it to deliver...

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Boeing to Release Second-Quarter Results on July 25

June 27, 2012 2:41 pm | by Boeing | News | Comments

CHICAGO, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) will release its financial results for the second quarter of 2012 at 7:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, July 25. Boeing Capital Corp. results will also be released at that time.

Report finds red flags in energy firm Ind. wooed

June 27, 2012 1:50 pm | by ALEX CAMPBELL - The Indianapolis Star - Associated Press | News | Comments

Build us a 40,000-square-foot manufacturing facility, throw in some needed equipment -- all for around $5 million -- and we'll create up to 200 new jobs.That was the pitch by a California businesswoman and her renewable energy company, Global Energy Solutions, to officials at the Indiana...

United CEO won't oppose American-US Airways deal

June 27, 2012 1:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The CEO of United Airlines, who is trying to mop up an airline merger of his own, said he wouldn't oppose a merger between US Airways and American Airlines.Jeff Smisek, who runs United Continental Holdings Inc., told the Financial Times that an American-US Airways deal could hurt the airline...

FalconStor to pay $5.8M to settle 2 federal cases

June 27, 2012 1:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Data storage company FalconStor Software Inc. said Wednesday that it will pay federal authorities $5.8 million in penalties to settle cases involving improper payments it made to a customer.The company announced in 2010 that its president, CEO and Chairman, ReiJane Huai, would resign after he...

Number of active users at Facebook over the years

June 27, 2012 1:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

On Wednesday, Google disclosed that its year-old Google Plus social network now has 250 million registered users. That's up from 170 million a few months ago.That's far smaller than Facebook's more than 900 million — and that counts only those who use the service in a given month. But near the...

Reno mulls tax breaks for proposed Apple project

June 27, 2012 1:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Reno City Council is considering tax breaks meant to coax Apple Inc. to open two facilities in northern Nevada as part of a $1 billion investment over 10 years.At a meeting Wednesday, councilmembers were set to consider their portion of a deal that includes $89 million in county, city and...

DesignSight Structure for Medical Devices

June 27, 2012 12:54 pm | by Dassault Systemes | Videos | Comments

An example of a Medication Reminder assembly static analysis with Dassault Systemes.  

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