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2009 Tech Fair & Users Conference

May 6, 2009 11:01 am | News | Comments

Yokogawa announces the 2009 Technology Fair and Users Conference at the InterContinental in Houston, TX, May 19-21, 2009.  

Williams Cos. CEO earns 10 percent more in 2008

May 6, 2009 10:23 am | by DEBORAH JIAN LEE - AP Energy Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The chief executive of natural gas provider Williams Cos. earned 10 percent more in 2008 than the previous year, according to an Associated Press analysis of a filing made with the Securities and Exchange Commission.Tulsa-based Williams Cos. gave Steven Malcolm a 2008 pay...

Skill Builder Seminars For Summer of 2009

May 6, 2009 10:04 am | News | Comments

Omron Scientific Technologies will host more than 35 regional US Skill Builder training seminars from June through August of 2009.     


EU Parliament rejects law allowing Internet cutoff

May 6, 2009 9:58 am | by CONSTANT BRAND - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Worried about trampling on the rights of innocent consumers, the European Parliament rejected Wednesday attempts by EU governments to crack down on people who illegally download copyright-protected music and movies over the Internet.The EU assembly voted 407 to 57 to...

US-EU beef trade spat nears end

May 6, 2009 9:48 am | by AOIFE WHITE - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

BRUSSELS (AP) — The United States on Wednesday dropped its threat of import duties on such classic European products like Italian mineral water and French Roquefort cheese after it struck a deal with the European Union to bring a 13-year trade disagreement closer to an end.French farmers had begged...

Company Launches Enhanced BOM Upload Tool

May 6, 2009 9:41 am | News | Comments

Avnet Express ( NYSE: AVT ) has launched an enhanced bill of materials (BOM) tool. The new BOM upload tool gives online customers the ability to search multiple parts simultaneously and retrieve instant pricing and stock availability information.

Chrysler lenders group releases list of members

May 6, 2009 9:37 am | by BREE FOWLER - AP Auto Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — The names of a handful of Chrysler debt holders who oppose the automaker's bankruptcy were disclosed Wednesday, but a number of others dropped their opposition, a week after President Barack Obama publicly chastised the group for not supporting his plan to help remake the...

3D CAD Provider Accepted As Adobe Solution Provider

May 6, 2009 9:33 am | News | Comments

Anark announces that it has been accepted as an Adobe Systems Incorporated Solution Partner. Adobe's Solution Partner Program is designed for companies that provide solution-based sales, system integration, services, or extended products based on Adobe technology. 


Sector Snap: Airlines pull back

May 6, 2009 9:32 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ATLANTA (AP) — Shares of U.S. carriers fell Thursday as the broader stock market pulled back and oil prices inched higher, continuing a rally that started earlier in the week.The AMEX Airline Index fell 3.9 percent, with 10 of 13 component stocks lower.Benchmark crude for June delivery rose 37...

Audit: air traffic systems vulnerable to attack

May 6, 2009 9:32 am | by LOLITA C. BALDOR - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's air traffic control systems are vulnerable to cyber attacks, and support systems have been breached in recent months allowing hackers access to personnel records and network servers, according to a new report.The audit done by the Department of Transportation's...

Supervalu appoints Wal-Mart leader as its CEO

May 6, 2009 9:27 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Supervalu Inc. on Wednesday announced that it has appointed Wal-Mart executive Craig Herkert as its new chief executive officer.Supervalu said it has not set a start date for Herkert, 49, to assume the leadership position at the national grocery chain. He takes over the job from...

Canada warns US Steel about temporary shutdown

May 6, 2009 9:16 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

OTTAWA (AP) — The Canadian government warned United States Steel Corp. on Wednesday that it must live up to its production commitments at the former Stelco Inc. plants in Ontario which it has temporarily shut down.Industry Minister Tony Clement said he sent a letter indicating that the shutdown at...

Company’s Software’s Development Tools Picked For MCUs

May 6, 2009 9:13 am | News | Comments

Green Hills Software announces the successful launch of optimized software products that support automotive microcontrollers (MCUs) jointly developed by Freescale Semiconductor based on the Power Architecture technology.  

Marsh & McLennan settles price fixing claims

May 6, 2009 9:11 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's attorney general says New York-based insurance broker Marsh & McLennan will pay the state $2.4 million to settle claims of bid rigging, price fixing and receiving kickbacks.Attorney General Richard Blumenthal says Marsh "masterminded" a conspiracy of kickbacks...

SaaS-Based Engineering Design Optimization At All-Energy 2009

May 6, 2009 9:01 am | News | Comments

dezineforce will be exhibiting at All-Energy 2009, the exhibition and conference devoted to renewable energy. The event will be held in Aberdeen, Scotland on 20-21 May 2009. dezineforce will use All-Energy 2009 to showcase its innovative SaaS-based (software as a service) engineering design optimization service.  


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