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Prosecutors call US art dealer a ruthless con man

March 14, 2011 12:16 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (AP) — A federal prosecutor said during his closing argument Monday that a former Rhode Island art dealer charged in a $6 million fraud case is a ruthless con man, but a defense attorney countered that his client is the victim of his accountant, a greedy business partner...

Palladium, platinum fall on closed Japan plants

March 14, 2011 12:16 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Palladium and platinum prices fell Monday after some Japanese automakers suspended operations following a devastating earthquake and tsunami.Toyota Motor Corp., Nissan Motor Co. and Honda Motor Co. temporarily stopped production at their auto plants in Japan. The area hit by Friday's earthquake is...

Dominion pilots veteran energy jobs initiative

March 14, 2011 12:16 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Energy provider Dominion Resources Inc. said Monday that it's launching a pilot program to help military veterans find jobs in the energy industry.Richmond, Va.-based Dominion is one of five utility companies participating in the two-year pilot program called "Troops to Energy Jobs."The program...

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Tech Companies Pitch in on Earthquake Response

March 14, 2011 12:16 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Google, Twitter and other technology companies are finding ways to help following last week's earthquake in Japan.Google Inc. has an online "person finder" for people seeking information about a missing person.Microsoft Corp. is offering free technical support and temporary software licenses to...

Palladium, platinum fall on closed plants in Japan

March 14, 2011 11:46 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Palladium and platinum prices are falling as some Japanese auto manufacturers suspended operations after a devastating earthquake and tsunami.Palladium prices settled down 2.3 percent Monday and platinum settled down 1.7 percent. The metals are used in manufacturing automobile catalytic...

Prosecutors call RI art dealer a ruthless con man

March 14, 2011 11:46 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A federal prosecutor said during his closing argument Monday that a former Rhode Island art dealer charged in a $6 million fraud case is a ruthless con man, but a defense attorney countered that his client is the victim of his accountant, a greedy business partner and investors who want their...

AA Eagle to fly from Chicago to Charlottesville

March 14, 2011 11:16 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

American Airlines' regional affiliate, American Eagle, will start daily nonstop flights between Chicago and Charlottesville, Va., on June 9.The airline said Monday that it will operate two daily round-trip flights using 44-seat jets.Flights will leave Chicago's O'Hare Airport at 1:10 p.m. and...

Metflex Precision Mouldings' Dispersed Fiber Technology

March 14, 2011 11:08 am | by Metflex Precision Mouldings | Product Releases | Comments

Metflex Precision Mouldings has appointed Ipotec Inc of Exeter, NH as the exclusive North American sales agent and distributor for products made with Dispersed Fiber Technology (DFT).

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Boeing CFO James Bell to Speak at J.P. Morgan Conference on March 23

March 14, 2011 10:56 am | by Boeing | News | Comments

CHICAGO, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) Corporate President and Chief Financial Officer James Bell will speak at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Defense Conference in New York on March 23, 2011 from 11:10 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Eastern Time.

Precision Quincy’s Electrically Heated Oven

March 14, 2011 10:54 am | by Precision Quincy | Product Releases | Comments

Precision Quincy’s model #49C-650D is an electrically heated oven, available in NFPA 86 Class ‘A’ or Class ‘B’ configuration.

Harley-Davidson CEO got $6.4M pay package in 2010

March 14, 2011 10:46 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Harley-Davidson Inc. CEO Keith E. Wandell received compensation valued at about $6.4 million in 2010, a 1 percent bump over what he got the year before, according to an Associated Press review of data filed with regulators.Wandell, who took over as CEO of the motorcycle maker part way through...

Human Genome Sciences names Morrow to board

March 14, 2011 10:46 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Lupus drug maker Human Genome Sciences Inc. on Monday named former Amgen Inc. executive George Morrow to its board of directors.Morrow worked at Amgen from 2001 to January 2011. From April 2003 to Jan. 31, he was in charge of the company's global commercial operations. Morrow previously worked...

Elma Bustronic Offers New 3U OpenVPX Backplane

March 14, 2011 10:34 am | by Elma Bustronic Corporation | Elma Bustronic Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Elma Bustronic Corporation now offers a new 3U 6-slot OpenVPX backplane with a twisted-ring routing topology that is compliant to VITA 65 specifications for OpenVPX.

Solar System Lightens the Load for Soldiers

March 14, 2011 10:19 am | by Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | News | Comments

A system's innovative combination of solar photovoltaic (PV) cells, thermoelectric devices, and leading-edge energy storage technology will provide a reliable power supply round-the-clock, just like a normal battery pack.

Southern Co: Japan quake won't stall Ga nuke plant

March 14, 2011 10:16 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The head of the Atlanta-based Southern Co. does not expect an earthquake that triggered a nuclear crisis in Japan will delay construction of two more nuclear reactors in Georgia.Southern Co. chief executive Tom Fanning said in a statement that his company is monitoring events in Japan, but it...

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