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Rapid Prototypes Available For Brushless DC Motors

May 8, 2009 12:27 pm | News | Comments

Portescap , A Danaher Motion Company, has available a new 24 hour rapid prototyping program for its high speed brushless DC slotted motor family.     

Roger Penske considers making bid for Saturn

May 8, 2009 12:12 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Roger Penske says he is contemplating a bid for the Saturn automotive brand that General Motors Corp. plans to sell or shut down.While Penske has not yet made an offer, he said Friday a decision would have to come soon and that a number of unidentified details need to be worked...

Allergan CEO defends Botox from new challenger

May 8, 2009 11:57 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Barely a week after the Food and Drug Administration cleared the way for a second anti-wrinkle drug, the maker of Botox is defending its product, warning physicians about the risks of switching between the two drugs.Allergan has good reason to defend Botox: it accounts for nearly...

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Trustee unveils Madoff hardship program

May 8, 2009 11:57 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — A trustee wants to give a break to investors hardest hit by the Bernard Madoff fraud.Irving Picard unveiled a hardship program Friday that will put the victims first in line for up to $500,000 of relief.The victims must show that they've lost the ability to pay for basic needs such...

Frictionless Motion

May 8, 2009 11:44 am | New Way Air Bearings | Product Releases | Comments

New Way Air Bearings announces the launch of a new line of radial air bearings for use in precision rotary motion applications. 

Gold prices hold steady as Wall Street rallies

May 8, 2009 11:41 am | by SARA LEPRO - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Gold prices held steady Friday, as a rally in stocks kept demand for the safe-haven asset in check.Other commodities, like oil and grains, surged on the day's upbeat economic data.Gold for June delivery slipped 60 cents to settle at $914.90 an ounce on the New York Mercantile...

Sun Micro: We may have broken US anti-bribery law

May 8, 2009 11:21 am | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Sun Microsystems Inc. may have broken anti-bribery laws with its actions in an unspecified location outside the United States, a revelation that would-be acquirer Oracle Corp. knew about before inking its $7.4 billion takeover deal.It's unclear what Sun's admission Friday...

Swine flu could boost some sales for drugmakers

May 8, 2009 11:16 am | by LINDA A. JOHNSON - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The swine flu might appear to be a business bonanza for makers of flu vaccines, but big profits are far from a sure thing — and production of a vaccine poses some financial risks.For the companies — including Sanofi-Aventis SA, GlaxoSmithKline PLC, Novartis AG and MedImmune —...

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2-Valve Static Pressure

May 8, 2009 11:12 am | Noshok, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

NOSHOK offers a wide spectrum of Manifold Valves, including a full line of 2-Valve Static Pressure and Liquid Level Manifolds.

Drag-And-Drop Visual Interface

May 8, 2009 10:56 am | Geomagic | Product Releases | Comments

Geomagic announces Geomagic Qualify 11, the latest version of its computer-aided inspection (CAI) software with a new Automation Designer that reduces the time it takes to create new inspections. 

Correction: Leap Wireless earnings story

May 8, 2009 10:46 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO (AP) — In a May 7 story about Leap Wireless International Inc., The Associated Press reported erroneously that the company's first-quarter loss of $50.3 million came after paying preferred dividends. The company did not pay preferred dividends during the quarter.

Many gains and a big constraint for wind industry

May 8, 2009 10:45 am | by DAVID MERCER - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

CHICAGO (AP) — A nagging issue wound its way through the chatter at what was an otherwise celebratory event for the nation's wind industry in Chicago.The U.S. has become the world's biggest wind-power generator and of the electricity production added in the country last year, 42 percent came from...

Online Configuration Tool

May 8, 2009 10:41 am | Asco Valve, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

ASCO introduces its 8262/8263 Series two-way direct acting solenoid valves with increased AC and DC pressure ratings and real-time online configuration and ordering.

Number of active oil rigs falls by 17

May 8, 2009 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in the United States fell by 17 this week to 928, down nearly half from a year ago.Of the rigs running nationwide, 730 were exploring for natural gas and 190 for oil, Houston-based Baker Hughes Inc. reported Friday. Eight...

2 state pension funds sue RBS over $123M loss

May 8, 2009 10:30 am | by TIMOTHY R. BROWN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi and Massachusetts pension systems are suing to recover $123 million they claim was lost when the Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC illegally sold 38 million shares of stock without revealing massive debts that nearly made the company collapse.The lawsuit claims the...

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