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L-com Reports Counterfeit Cables Are a Disturbing Trend

May 29, 2012 7:36 am | by L-com | News | Comments

L-com, a designer and manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, has taken a public stance on the hot-button issue of counterfeit cables, posting an extensive article on its web site.

New Piton Rack Handle

May 29, 2012 6:55 am | by Piton Engineering | Product Releases | Comments

Piton Engineering (Newport Beach, CA) has introduced a new concept in handling and securing 19" rack mounted equipment: the Piton Rack Handle.

MEG-Array Connectors

May 29, 2012 6:51 am | by FCI | Product Releases | Comments

FCI (Etters, PA) has announced that its MEG-Array Connectors, in 4mm connection height, can now be recommended for next-generation pluggable, optical transceivers because they perform at the higher speeds of 28 Gbps per electrical lane.

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Mont. panel calls for pipeline safety improvements

May 29, 2012 6:50 am | by MATTHEW BROWN - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

A state panel in Montana created to help prevent a repeat of last year's oil spill into the Yellowstone River is calling for pipeline technology upgrades by companies and more money for government inspectors.Those recommendations are in a report due for release Tuesday by the governor-appointed...

Marubeni buying Gavilon for about $3.6 billion

May 29, 2012 6:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Japan's Marubeni Corp. is buying Nebraska-based grains company Gavilon Holdings LLC for approximately $3.6 billion.The privately-held Gavilon owns and runs a grains, fertilizer and energy commodities distribution and storage network.Marubeni buys and distributes various industrial and consumer...

Court won't block suit in Minn. bridge collapse

May 29, 2012 6:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Supreme Court will not block Minnesota's lawsuit against a California design firm over the deadly 2007 interstate bridge collapse in Minneapolis that killed 13 people.The justices did not comment Tuesday in turning down an appeal by Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. of Pasadena, Calif., arguing...

Spain's Repsol halts Cuba oil exploration effort

May 29, 2012 6:50 am | by LPA-pls translateAssociated Press | News | Comments

Spanish oil firm Repsol says it will stop looking for oil in Cuba after hitting a dry well drilled at a cost of more than $100 million.Repsol Chairman Antonio Brufau says the company decided not to make another attempt but that the Petroliam Nasional Berhad oil (Petronas) company from Malaysia...

Removable Top Linear Shaft Supports

May 29, 2012 6:47 am | by Ondrives US Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Ondrives US Corporation (Freeport, NY) has announced the only removable top low profile linear shaft supports.

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Astronauts Enter World's 1st Private Supply Ship

May 29, 2012 6:32 am | by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer | News | Comments

Space station astronauts floated into the Dragon on Saturday, a day after its heralded arrival as the world's first commercial supply ship.

New York is Vying to Become Global High-Tech Hub

May 29, 2012 6:24 am | by VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press | News | Comments

Just as a trench dug in the 1800s created a shortcut to the nation's interior and helped make New York a global trading hub, the city is now hoping for another "Erie Canal moment" with a high-tech research complex to be built on an island in the East River.

3 Rescued From Plane Crash Site in Remote Idaho

May 29, 2012 6:10 am | by KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press | News | Comments

Hours after their plane crashed on a steep and snowy mountainside in Idaho, a California fireman, his wife and their daughter were airlifted to safety by National Guard rescuers.

Air Canada Plane Makes Emergency Landing

May 29, 2012 5:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

An Air Canada jet bound for Japan made an emergency landing in Toronto Monday afternoon after an engine shut down shortly after takeoff from Pearson International Airport. No injuries were reported.Police believe that chunks of metal that fell on cars near Pearson International Airport came...

MSNBC host Hayes apologizes for 'heroes' comments

May 29, 2012 5:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MSNBC host Chris Hayes says he's sorry for his comments about his discomfort with the use of the word "heroes" to describe fallen soldiers.Hayes made the comments during his show on Sunday, the day before Memorial Day. He was met with a strong backlash, including from a veterans' group.Hayes...

FedEx buying Rapidão Cometa for undisclosed sum

May 29, 2012 5:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

FedEx Corp. said Tuesday that it is buying Brazilian transportation and logistics company Rapidão Cometa Logística e Transportes SA to expand its presence in the region.Financial terms were not disclosed.Rapidão has served as an authorized FedEx representative in Brazil for the past 11 years...

Photos of the Day: Snakebots Perform Surgery

May 29, 2012 5:47 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

It's not science fiction. Scientists and doctors are using the creeping metallic tools to perform surgery on hearts, prostate cancer, and other diseased organs.

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