Advertisement
The Leading Source for Design Engineering News & Insight
Subscribe to Product Design & Development All
View Sample

FREE Email Newsletter

Design Daily

Georgia Power files request to drop fuel rates

March 30, 2012 9:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Georgia Power has filed a request with state regulators to reduce fuel rates by 19 percent and total annual billings by about $567 million.The Southern Co. unit said it filed the request on Friday with the Georgia Public Service Commission.The change would mean that power bills would decrease...

Gospel duo Mary Mary debuts reality show on WEtv

March 30, 2012 9:50 am | by JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

If you thought a Mary Mary reality show would focus on gospel songs and Bible study, think again.There's plenty of raised voices, hurt feelings and snide comments on the gospel duo's self-titled WEtv series, which debuted this week. While the craziness doesn't rise to the level of an episode of...

US regulators approve new SCE & G nuke reactors

March 30, 2012 9:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Federal regulators have approved plans to build two new nuclear reactors to generate electricity in South Carolina.During a brief meeting in Washington on Friday, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission voted to allow South Carolina Electric & Gas to build two 1,100-megawatt reactors at the V.C....

Advertisement

This Robotic Hand Uses Tact

March 30, 2012 8:54 am | by Saarland University | News | Comments

It may be difficult to imagine, but pouring juice into a plastic cup can be a great challenge to a robot.

Math Software Usability Reaches New Heights with Maple 1

March 30, 2012 8:53 am | by Maplesoft | Maplesoft | Product Releases | Comments

Maplesoft has announced a major new release of its flagship product, Maple, the technical computing software for mathematicians, engineers, and scientists.

FDA: tobacco companies must report ingredients

March 30, 2012 8:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Tobacco companies will be required to report levels of dangerous chemicals found in cigarettes, chew and other products, under the latest rules designed to tighten restrictions on the tobacco industry.The preliminary rule from the Food and Drug Administration marks the first time tobacco makers...

Micron, Oracle settle lawsuit over chip prices

March 30, 2012 8:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Micron says it has settled a lawsuit filed by Oracle that alleges the Idaho memory chipmaker and other companies artificially inflated prices for microchips.The 2010 lawsuit claimed that Micron and the other companies conspired to raise prices from 1998 through 2002 in violation of federal and...

Toyota raises prices on 5 models

March 30, 2012 8:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Toyota says it is raising prices on five Toyota and Scion models by up to 1.5 percent.Affected models include the Camry sedan, Prius v gas-electric hybrid, Highlander hybrid SUV, Tacoma pickup and Scion tC small car.Toyota says the increases are due to overall business conditions but wouldn't...

Advertisement

ImmunoGen, Genentech cancer drug meets study goal

March 30, 2012 8:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ImmunoGen Inc. and Genentech say that their experimental breast cancer treatment, which combines the drug Herceptin with a cell-killing agent, worked in a late-stage clinical trial.The companies said trastuzumab emtansine, or T-DM1, was more effective than a regimen including the drug Xeloda at...

Caterpillar unit opens new parts plant

March 30, 2012 8:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The logistics subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., the world's largest maker of construction and mining equipment, said Friday it opened a parts distribution center in San Luis Potosi, Mexico.The 500,000-square-foot facility will employ up to 150 people and is expected to start operating in the...

BP argues feds must turn over oil spill documents

March 30, 2012 8:50 am | by MICHAEL KUNZELMAN - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

BP PLC accuses the federal government of improperly withholding scientific documents that could show it overestimated the amount of oil that spewed into the Gulf of Mexico from the company's Macondo well.Late Thursday, the oil company asked a federal court in New Orleans to order the government...

FDA gives Threshold's TH-302 orphan drug status

March 30, 2012 8:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) — Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. said Friday the Food and Drug Administration is granting orphan drug incentives to its drug TH-302 as a treatment for soft tissue sarcoma.The FDA grants orphan drug status to drugs that treat illnesses that affect fewer than 200,000...

Carlo Gavazzi’s Surge Arresters for PV Systems

March 30, 2012 8:35 am | by Carlo Gavazzi | Carlo Gavazzi, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Carlo Gavazzi has announced the launch of its new DSF-PV Surge Arresters .

Vegas airport traffic up 6.6 percent in February

March 30, 2012 7:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Airport officials in Las Vegas say McCarran International Airport handled 3.1 million passengers in February.That's up 6.6 percent compared with the same month one year ago.McCarran officials said Thursday that traffic at the primary airport servicing Sin City is up 3.3 percent through the...

Weatherford International begins notes offering

March 30, 2012 7:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Weatherford International Ltd. said Friday that its Bermuda-based subsidiary has begun an offering of senior notes.  The Switzerland-based oilfield services company did not disclose the size of the offering of the 10-year and 30-year notes. The net proceeds of the offering will be used to repay...

Pages

X
You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.
Loading