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

FREE Email Newsletter

Design Daily

Cowboys show off giant TV in $1.1 billion stadium, FBN

May 22, 2009 7:11 am | by SCHUYLER DIXON - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Huge images of Tony Romo dodging tacklers and tossing passes flashed across what the Cowboys are calling the biggest HDTV in the world.Owner Jerry Jones wants Cowboys fans to know that the most audacious gadget in a new $1.1 billion stadium sure to be full of them might even...

EPA administrator Jackson tours Wyoming gas field, APFN

May 22, 2009 7:10 am | by BOB MOEN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency administrator Lisa Jackson says she is encouraged by efforts to understand the unique air pollution issues in rural Wyoming.Jackson on Thursday toured Jonah field, one of the most productive natural gas fields in the nation.The field in sparsely...

2ND LD: Myanmar court accepts charge against Suu Kyi+

May 22, 2009 7:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

YANGON, May 22 (Kyodo) — (EDS: ADDING DETAILS)The special court trying pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday accepted the charge against her, increasing the likelihood of her being convicted, according to her lawyer.Following five days of hearing the testimony of prosecution witnesses, the...


Job losses up in 44 states as recession drags on, 4th Ld-Writethru, US

May 22, 2009 7:10 am | by JEANNINE AVERSA - AP Economics Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — All but six states lost jobs in April and double-digit unemployment persisted in every corner of the country as companies squeezed by the recession slashed payrolls.For the fifth straight month, California led the nation in net job losses, with 63,700 jobs disappearing in April....

Mystery Virus Attacks Feds, Marshals

May 22, 2009 7:07 am | by Devlin Barrett, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

Law enforcement computers were struck by a mystery computer virus Thursday, forcing the FBI and the U.S. Marshals to shut down part of their networks as a precaution.

Homeowners turn to online home trading sites

May 22, 2009 7:05 am | by LISA ORKIN EMMANUEL - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

MIAMI (AP) — Diane Peek needed to move from Georgia to central Florida, but for six months no one even showed interest in the house she and her husband built outside Atlanta.In suburban Orlando, Andrew Bou needed to sell his family home to move to Atlanta, but also no luck. Peek and Bou each joined...

Regents allocate funds to schools, programs, 1st Ld-Writethru, OK

May 22, 2009 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — State higher education regents have approved a $1.124 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year, an increase of about 2.8 percent over the previous year because of federal stimulus funds.State money for higher education, including that for the Oklahoma Higher Learning Access...

Alaska's unemployment rate drops to 8 pct in April, APFN

May 22, 2009 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — State labor officials say Alaska's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has fallen to 8 percent for April.The Alaska Department of Labor says that's a drop of four-tenths of a percentage point. The March rate was revised down 0.1 percent to 8.4 percent.Regular claims for...


Sound Energy Urges Everyone to Contact 811 to "Call Before You Dig" to Schedule a Free Utility Locator and Marking Service Business Editors/Energy Writers

May 22, 2009 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BELLEVUE, Wash.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 22, 2009-- With Memorial Day weekend marking the start of many outdoor home improvement projects, Puget Sound Energy urges everyone to contact the 811 "Call Before You Dig" hotline to schedule a free utility locator service before beginning any work that...

Steel Dynamics shares climb, APFN

May 22, 2009 7:04 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Shares of Steel Dynamics Inc. rose Friday as an analyst pointed to higher orders for the company's steel, a trend that could help lift quarterly earnings.But steel companies are still operating at their lowest rates in years as the global economic downturn pinches demand for the...

Space Urine

May 22, 2009 6:59 am | News | Comments

NASA's Mission Control gave the Expedition 19 astronaut crew aboard the International Space Station a "go" to drink water that the station's new recycling system has purified.

Solar-power plant planned west of Phoenix, 1st Ld-Writethru, AZ

May 22, 2009 6:59 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona power provider is teaming up with two companies to build a solar-power plant west of Phoenix that could help it surpass a state-imposed alternative-energy requirement.The $1.5 billion plant, in combination with other Arizona Public Service Co. projects, would give the...

Bristol-Myers Squibb Welcomes "Help is Here Express" to New Brunswick Pharmaceutical Writers/Business Editors

May 22, 2009 6:59 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 22, 2009-- With New Jersey's unemployment rate hovering around 8.3 percent, thousands of residents are facing the loss of health insurance. Many, however, may be eligible for patient assistance programs that help people without prescription drug coverage...

Higher ed funding increases 3 percent, OK

May 22, 2009 6:59 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Chancellor Glen Johnson is praising lawmakers for supporting higher education this legislative session.He says higher ed got a 3 percent increase in state appropriations for the 2010 fiscal year starting July 1.Johnson said the system got an additional $25.5 million in...

Oklahoma measure to protect water rights passed, APFN

May 22, 2009 6:59 am | by RON JENKINS - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The state Senate on Thursday gave final passage to a bill designed to protect Oklahoma water rights during the consideration of any proposed sale of water to out-of-state interests.Paul Sund, spokesman for Gov. Brad Henry, said the governor "supports the legislation and will...


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

Curated By Logo