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Talbots, Sealy, VeriFone are market movers

May 25, 2012 12:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market:NYSESealy Corp., up 7 cents at $1.68Shares of mattress makers, including Sealy, jumped after an industry survey found that U.S. mattress sales improved sharply in April.VeriFone...

Mentor Graphics Corp

May 25, 2012 11:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

1stQtrYearAgoRevenue$247,900$230,000Net Inco$28,200d$2,400Per Share$0.25d$0.02

Quest shares climb on report of Dell bid

May 25, 2012 11:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Shares of Quest Software Inc. rose Friday on a published report that personal computer maker Dell Inc. is bidding to buy the company, potentially disrupting Quest's previous deal with investment firm Insight Venture Partners.THE SPARK: Citing unnamed people who were familiar with the situation,...


Weekly US oil, gas rig count down by 3 to 1,983

May 25, 2012 10:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. is down three this week to 1,983.Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. reported Friday that 1,383 rigs were exploring for oil and 594 were looking for gas. Six were listed as miscellaneous. A year ago...

Passenger restrained on flight to Miami arrested

May 25, 2012 10:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A 24-year-old Canadian man is in federal custody for rushing toward the front of an American Airlines flight from Jamaica after the plane landed in Miami.The FBI says Ryan Snider faces federal charges including interference with a flight crew. His court appearance is scheduled for Tuesday. It's...

Italian automaker Fiat halts sales to Iran

May 25, 2012 9:50 am | by COLLEEN BARRY - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Italian automaker Fiat SpA, which controls Chrysler, said Friday that it and subsidiaries will immediately halt sales to Iran, following similar moves by other carmakers under pressure to cut ties to Tehran over its disputed nuclear program.The international community has been toughening...

The Problem with Siri

May 25, 2012 9:27 am | by Chris Fox, Managing Editor | Blogs | Comments

  IBM has recently outlawed the use of Siri in their facilities. When I heard this news it immediately struck me as odd and as a sign of our time.  

Thermadyne Changes Name to Victor Technologies

May 25, 2012 8:58 am | by Victor Technologies Group | News | Comments

Thermadyne Holdings Corporation has announced that it has changed its name to Victor Technologies Group, Inc. and the name of its wholly owned subsidiary Thermadyne Industries, Inc. to Victor Technologies International, Inc.  


Society of Women Engineers Hosts NCWIT Summit on Women and IT

May 25, 2012 8:52 am | by SWE | News | Comments

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is hosting the National Center for Women & Information Technology ( NCWIT) Summit on Women and IT

BLM rejects permit for methane bacteria project

May 25, 2012 8:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Federal land managers have rejected an application by a Colorado company to use bacteria to produce methane from northeast Wyoming coal beds.Luca Technologies Inc. wants to use a process called methane farming in which water and chemicals are injected into a coal seam, activating microbes that...

maxon’s 16 mm Spindle Drive for DC motors

May 25, 2012 8:44 am | by maxon motors | Maxon Precision Motors | Product Releases | Comments

maxon’s newest product for converting rotary motion into powerful linear motion.

J.W. Winco's Quick Release Set Collars Allow for Easy Adjustment

May 25, 2012 8:25 am | by J.W. Winco | J.W. Winco, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

J.W. Winco, Inc. has announced it now offers GN 704 Quick Release Set Collars.

Fujipoly Introduces its Sacron Thermal Interface

May 25, 2012 7:59 am | by Fujipoly | Fujipoly America Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Fujipoly announces the availability of Sarcon 25GR-T2d, a very soft highly conformable thermal interface medium that is suited for both low- and high-volume production applications.

New ISO 7-Class 10000 Clean Room Certification at Sterling Instrument

May 25, 2012 7:54 am | by Sterling Instrument | News | Comments

Commitment to Sterling Instrument customers’ spearheads decision to proceed with certification of Class 10000 Clean Room.

Calumet Specialty Products plans Indy expansion

May 25, 2012 7:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A company that makes oils, gels and other substances for use in food, lubricants and personal care products plans to expand its Indianapolis headquarters, creating up to 48 new jobs by 2015.Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. announced the project Friday.The Indiana Economic Development...


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