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APEM Introduces Emergency Stop Pushbutton

June 11, 2012 10:41 am | by APEM Components, Inc. | Apem Components Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

APEM Components, Inc. introduces its ES Emergency Stop pushbutton.

Underwater Airplanes

June 11, 2012 10:27 am | by Meaghan Ziemba, Associate Editor, PD&D | Articles | Comments

Ever wondered what was at the bottom of the ocean? What types of sea creatures and plants remain hidden? Or what kinds of natural phenomenon still linger out of our reach? Deep sea exploration is becoming more possible with the underwater aircrafts designed by San Francisco, CA-based Hawkes Ocean Technologies (Hawkes).

Registration Opens for Mediplas 2012

June 11, 2012 9:58 am | by Mediplas | News | Comments

Registration for Mediplas 2012 is now officially open.

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Iraq awards contracts for 2 oil pipeline factories

June 11, 2012 9:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Iraq has awarded contracts worth nearly $300 million to Indian and Danish firms to set up factories to manufacture oil and gas pipelines in the country's south.Khalaf al-Badran, chairman of the Investment Commission in the southern city of Basra, says Indian steel company Jindal SAW Ltd. on...

NC to review proposed energy merger

June 11, 2012 9:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

North Carolina officials expect to lay out a schedule for their consideration of Duke Energy's proposed takeover of Progress Energy.A North Carolina Utilities Commission spokesman says the agency will release a preliminary schedule Monday or Tuesday.The $13.7 billion merger would create the...

Asarco suing for help with cleanup costs

June 11, 2012 9:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Asarco LLC wants three other companies to help pay for environmental cleanup required at its former lead smelter in East Helena and a silver mine near Philipsburg.The Independent Record (http://bit.ly/KZyspw ) reports Asarco filed lawsuits in U.S. District Court in Helena last week alleging...

APPLE LIVE: Cook kicks off Apple's developers show

June 11, 2012 9:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple CEO Tim Cook kicked off the company's annual conference for software developers on Monday. He was expected to show off new iPhone software and updated Mac computers and provide more details on future releases of Mac software.In recent years, Apple Inc. has used its Worldwide Developers...

Apple introduces MacBook with sharper screen

June 11, 2012 9:50 am | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE - AP Technology Writers - Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple says it's introducing a laptop with a super-high resolution "Retina" display, setting a new standard for screen sharpness.The new MacBook Pro will have a 15-inch screen and four times the resolution of previous models, Apple CEO Tim Cook told developers at a conference in San...

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Panel: Gov't Meddling Added to Japan Nuclear Crisis

June 11, 2012 9:26 am | by Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press | News | Comments

A panel investigating Japan's nuclear disaster said Saturday that the ex-prime minister and his aides caused confusion at the height of last year's crisis by heavily interfering in the damaged and leaking plant's operation.  

Instrument Integration Begins at Goddard on MMS Spacecraft

June 11, 2012 9:19 am | by NASA | News | Comments

Engineers working on NASA’S Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission have started integrating instruments on the first of four instrument decks in a newly fabricated cleanroom at Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.

Researchers Watch Tiny Living Machines Self-Assemble

June 11, 2012 9:13 am | by University of Montreal | News | Comments

Enabling bioengineers to design new molecular machines for nanotechnology applications is one of the possible outcomes of a study by University of Montreal researchers that was published in Nature Structural and Molecular Biology

Anadarko finds more natural gas near Mozambique

June 11, 2012 8:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Anadarko announced what it described as a significant natural gas find off the coast of Mozambique on Monday.The company's Atum exploration well in the Rovuma Basin found more than of 300 net feet of natural gas pay in two areas. The company said it appears to be connected to a recent discovery...

US Internet advertising spending hits $8.4B in 1Q

June 11, 2012 8:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

An advertising industry group says revenue from Internet advertising in the U.S. hit $8.4 billion in the first three months of the year.That's the highest for the first quarter, up 15 percent from $7.3 billion in the same period last year.The record for any quarter is $9 billion in the final...

United Online buys social app maker schoolFeed

June 11, 2012 8:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

United Online Inc., the owner of the Classmates.com website, announced Monday that it has acquired social media application company schoolFeed Inc. for an undisclosed price.SchoolFeed operates online yearbooks, games and other applications, used on Facebook, that allow users to keep in touch...

Southwest opens new call center in San Antonio

June 11, 2012 8:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Southwest Airlines Co. on Monday opened a new call center in San Antonio, replacing a smaller, 30-year-old facility nearby.City officials said the new facility will keep 478 jobs and add 322 new jobs in the area.Southwest also has call centers in Chicago, Houston, Phoenix, Oklahoma City and...

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