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Galena says shareholders are selling 2.5M shares

July 3, 2012 10:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Galena Biopharma Inc. said Tuesday that some of its stockholders are selling 2.5 million shares of the company, including 942,500 that will be issued when outstanding warrants are exercised.According to a filing the drug developer made with the Securities and Exchange Commission, those warrants...

Rochester Delivers RoHS-Compliant Semiconductor Device

July 3, 2012 10:26 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Rochester Electronics  has created a lead-free version of the AM188EM microprocessor.

Baumer's Programmable Encoders with Enhanced Monitoring

July 3, 2012 10:07 am | by PD&D Staff | Baumer Electric, Ltd. | Product Releases | Comments

The HS35F family of incremental hollow shaft encoders from Baumer , are now available with an integrated enhanced monitoring system (EMS) that signals potential failure of the encoder.

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This Summer is 'What Global Warming Looks Like'

July 3, 2012 9:59 am | by Seth Borenstein, AP Science Writer | News | Comments

Is it just freakish weather or something more? Climate scientists suggest that if you want a glimpse of some of the worst of global warming, take a look at U.S. weather in recent weeks.

Amelia Earhart Search Continues

July 3, 2012 9:52 am | by Discovery News | Videos | Comments

Seventy-five years after her mysterious disappearance, the search for Amelia Earhart's airplane continues. The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery believe they can find what others couldn't.

Boeing, Southwest seek delay in plane inspections

July 3, 2012 9:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Boeing Co. and Southwest Airlines Co. have asked federal officials for more time to inspect certain passenger jets for cracks in the frame while a manufacturer produces more spare parts.The aircraft maker notified airlines last October that cracks were found in one of its Boeing 717s. In May...

Humana evacuates offices because of gas leak

July 3, 2012 9:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Humana Inc. spokesman says the company has evacuated employees from its downtown Louisville offices because of a possible gas leak.Spokesman Marvin Hill says employees left the building near the Ohio River before 9 a.m. EDT Tuesday after someone smelled gas circulating in the ventilation...

Hawker Beechcraft in Talks with Potential Buyers

July 3, 2012 9:39 am | by AP | News | Comments

Aircraft maker Hawker Beechcraft is narrowing down a list of potential buyers as part of its plan to emerge from bankruptcy reorganization.

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Perch-and-Stare UAV Challenge Proves Too Difficult

July 3, 2012 9:27 am | by DARPA | News | Comments

DARPA's UAVForge, a crowdsourcing competition to design, build and manufacture an advanced small unmanned air vehicle (UAV), set out to determine if a loosely-connected community of UAV enthusiasts could develop a militarily relevant back-pack portable UAV with specific capabilities.

Framework for Good Design

July 3, 2012 9:01 am | by Framework Creative, 3Dconnexion | News | Comments

London-based Framework Creative Ltd specializes in visualization, spatial, interior and product design, providing a range of services from concept level through to detailed design. Customers include PR companies, marketing agencies and major brands like Airbus, Nike, Vodafone and Chevrolet.

More southern NJ customers regaining power

July 3, 2012 8:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Utility crews in southern New Jersey are restoring power to more homes and businesses that lost electricity during a storm last weekend.Atlantic City Electric, a unit of Pepco Holdings Inc., says about 69,000 homes and businesses are still without service. That's down from about 206,000 at the...

Abbott gets FDA approval for cataract surgery gel

July 3, 2012 8:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Abbott Laboratories said Tuesday that it received U.S. regulatory approval for a product used to protect the eye in cataract surgery.The Food and Drug Administration approved the company's Healon EndoCoat gel to coat the eye during surgery, reducing damage to the cornea.About three million...

Miss. Power credit rating cut after rate rejected

July 3, 2012 8:50 am | by JEFF AMY - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

A credit rating agency has cut its outlook for Mississippi Power Co. after the company's attempt to collect money for a power plant was rejected.Fitch Ratings said Tuesday that it is cutting the company's main credit rating to A- from A, and also said it had a negative outlook for the future....

Activision Blizzard partnering with Tencent

July 3, 2012 8:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Game publisher Activision Blizzard Inc. and Chinese internet services provider Tencent Holdings Ltd. are teaming up to bring Call of Duty Online to Chinese video game players.Financial terms were not disclosed. The multi-year deal gives Tencent the exclusive license to run Call of Duty Online...

Carmakers report strong June sales, easing worries

July 3, 2012 8:50 am | by DEE-ANN DURBIN - AP Auto Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

From mini cars to monster pickups, sales of vehicles charged higher in June and eased concerns that Americans would be turned off by slower hiring and other scary headlines.By midday Tuesday, most automakers reported big gains over June of last year. Chrysler posted its best June in five years....

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