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American Airlines hits Orbitz with antitrust suit

April 13, 2011 7:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

American Airlines raised the stakes in its battle with ticket sellers by suing travel website Orbitz and distributor Travelport Ltd., accusing them of monopoly tactics.American says the companies are trying to control the distribution of airline tickets to business travelers and are retaliating...

McMoRan Exploration: La. oil well test succeeded

April 13, 2011 7:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

McMoRan Exploration Co. said Wednesday it successfully tested an oil well in Louisiana.McMoRan said its test of the Laphroaig No. 2 well in St. Mary Parish indicated a gross rate of about 54 million cubic feet of natural gas per day. The company said it expects to start production at the well...

Alcoa will buy back debt

April 13, 2011 7:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Alcoa Inc. issued two new tender offers to buy back its debt and enhance the maturity profile of its debt load.The aluminum mining and processing company said Wednesday that it will offer to buy back with cash all of its 5.375 percent notes due in 2013 and up to $400 million worth of its...

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Boeing to Release First-Quarter Results on April 27

April 13, 2011 7:40 am | by Boeing | News | Comments

CHICAGO, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) will release its financial results for the first quarter of 2011 at 7:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, April 27. Boeing Capital Corp. results will also be released at that time.

FEI Canada Announces 2011 Frank S. Capon Distinguished Service Award Winners

April 13, 2011 6:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Financial Executives International Canada (FEI Canada), the professional membership association for senior financial executives, is pleased to announce that Pierre Matuszewski, MBA, and Victor Wells, FCA, ICD.D, are the recipients of the 2011 Frank S. Capon Distinguished Service...

Watson Pharmaceuticals terminates drug development agreement with Stellar

April 13, 2011 6:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE:WPI) has terminated its supply and licensing agreements with Stellar Pharmaceuticals Inc (OTCQB:SLXCF) related to Uracyst, a sodium chondroitin sulfate solution for the treatment of interstitial cystitis, a chronic pain condition that affects the...

Photos of the Day: Space Shuttle Museums

April 13, 2011 6:20 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

On a memorable day in space history, NASA began its goodbyes to the shuttle program Tuesday, announcing the aged spacecraft will retire to museums in Cape Canaveral, Los Angeles and suburban Washington and sending a test-flight orbiter to New York City.

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World's Smallest Wedding Rings

April 13, 2011 6:07 am | by Thorsten Schmidt of Goethe University | News | Comments

DNA nanotechnology makes use of the ability of natural DNA strains' capacity for self asssembly. Prof. Alexander Heckel and his doctoral student Thorsten Schmidt of Goethe University were able to create two rings of DNA only 18 nanometers in size, and to interlock them like two links in a chain.

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Wii Key to Helping Kids Balance

April 13, 2011 6:01 am | by Rice University | News | Comments

By cleverly linking five Wii Balance Boards, a team of Rice University undergraduates has combined the appeal of a video game with the utility of a computerized motion-tracking system that can enhance the progress of patients at Shriners Hospital for Children-Houston.

Rainbow-Trapping Scientist Strives to Slow Light Waves

April 13, 2011 5:57 am | by University at Buffalo | News | Comments

An electrical engineer at the University at Buffalo , who previously demonstrated experimentally the "rainbow trapping effect" – a phenomenon that could boost optical data storage and communications – is working to capture all the colors of the rainbow.

NASA to Send Shuttles to FL, CA, Suburban DC

April 13, 2011 5:52 am | by MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press | News | Comments

On a memorable day in space history, NASA began its goodbyes to the shuttle program Tuesday, announcing the aged spacecraft will retire to museums in Cape Canaveral, Los Angeles and suburban Washington and sending a test-flight orbiter to New York City.

Revolutionary Technology to Offer Most Efficient and Convenient Wireless Charging Option to Future Electric Vehicle Drivers, Flexible Installation to EV Infrastructure

April 13, 2011 5:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Delphi Automotive has equipped an electric vehicle with its Delphi Wireless Charging System, a highly efficient wireless energy transfer system featuring technology developed by WiTricity Corporation. Delphi will display the test vehicle at this year's SAE World Congress here this...

Frontier Airlines cuts fee for changing tickets

April 13, 2011 5:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Frontier Airlines is cutting in half the fees its customers pay to change their tickets and is offering a $5 discount for passengers that check their bags online.For tickets purchased on or after Wednesday, Frontier will charge a $50 change fee for alterations to coach class tickets, down from...

FDA to review Teva testosterone gel

April 13, 2011 5:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BioSante Pharmaceuticals Inc. said Wednesday the Food and Drug Administration will review an application for a testosterone gel it developed and then licensed to a unit of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.Regulators will complete their review of the gel, which aims to treat low testosterone...

Motorola Solutions, Huawei settle litigation

April 13, 2011 5:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Motorola Solutions Inc. and Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co. said Wednesday they have agreed to settle all pending litigation between the two companies.They did not disclose financial terms, but said the companies agreed to dismiss cases pending in U.S....

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