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A Second Gear Scare

May 5, 2011 6:32 am | by WXYZ | Videos | Comments

Instead of coming out of second gear, a motor cycle unexpectedly goes into neutral, putting the riders in danger.

Bias Power's Low-Power AC-DC Modules

May 5, 2011 6:28 am | by Bias Power | Product Releases | Comments

Bias Power’s new BPH series of ½ and 1 watt switching power supply modules offer the smallest drop-in solution to comply with CSA CAN3-C235-83 for Canada as well as Australia and other 347 VAC mains input countries.

NASA: Blown Circuit Found in Shuttle Fuse Box

May 5, 2011 6:12 am | by Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer | News | Comments

NASA says a switch box removed from space shuttle Endeavour has a blown circuit. The repair work is taking longer than expected, which means Endeavour's launch may face another delay.


California gas station owners sue BP subsidiary

May 5, 2011 5:50 am | by LINDA DEUTSCH - AP Special Correspondent - Associated Press | News | Comments

About 100 gas station franchise owners sued BP PLC's California subsidiary Wednesday along with two other companies over an electronic payment system that they say cheated them and their customers, sometimes charging as much as $1,000 for a tank of gas.In the lawsuit filed in Los Angeles...

Cisco says it's streamlining business structure

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

Cisco is planning more changes as it continues to focus on streamlining operations following several challenging quarters.Cisco Systems Inc., which last month killed off its Flip Video camcorder business, has been working to narrow its focus amid growing competition.It now says it wants to...

Company Prepares for Growth with New Products and Executive Appointments

May 5, 2011 4:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

DataKinetics, the leader in mainframe transaction and performance optimization, has unveiled the Java to DB2 Optimizer, a product that significantly increases mainframe data capacity and throughput while decreasing data access request time for DB2. In a trial with a large US bank, the... to Report First Quarter Fiscal 2011 Results on Thursday, May 12, 2011

May 5, 2011 4:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments ( , Inc. (NASDAQ: DIET), a leading provider of convenient at-home diet, fitness and healthy lifestyle solutions, will announce financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011, on Thursday, May 12, 2011, after the market close. The Company will...

New Alliance Enables Rapid Deployment of Axcelerate On-Demand, Recommind's Leading End-to-End eDiscovery Review Platform, Supported by LexisNexis Hosted Litigation Solutions

May 5, 2011 4:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Recommind ( , the leader in predictive information management software, today announced a strategic hosting and sales alliance with LexisNexis@ to provide the industry's most advanced hosted eDiscovery review and analysis. The new solution enables rapid...


Colo.: Public speaks out on federal oil shale plan

May 5, 2011 4:50 am | by CATHERINE TSAI - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

Revising a Bush administration plan to open nearly 2 million acres of public land to potential oil shale development will only delay efforts to reduce U.S. reliance on foreign oil, Shell Exploration and Production Co. said Wednesday.Tracy Boyd, a Shell official, was among speakers at Bureau of...

Wall-Mart remains atop Fortune 500 list

May 5, 2011 4:50 am | by CHRIS KAHN - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. remains atop the Fortune 500 list.The annual ranking, released Thursday, also shows that the largest U.S. companies have fared much better than ordinary Americans. Companies that made the Fortune 500 this year posted the third-largest combined profit gain in the lists'...

Airplane parts maker plans Ga. plant expansion

May 5, 2011 3:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

An airplane parts manufacturing plant in Milledgeville has announced an expansion that's expected to add up to 250 jobs.Gov. Nathan Deal said Wednesday that Triumph Aerostructures-Vought Aircraft Division plans to invest about $17 million in the expansion.The company is a subsidiary of...

Lattice Semiconductor to Present at Jefferies Global Technology Conference

May 5, 2011 2:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments () —Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced that it is scheduled to present at Jefferies Annual Global Technology, Internet, Media & Telecommunications Conference, on Wednesday, May 11th at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York City. Darin G....

Illinois offers incentive package to manufacturer

May 5, 2011 12:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Gov. Pat Quinn says investment incentives the state is offering a packaging manufacturer should create 40 jobs in Illinois.Quinn announced the package for Winpak Portion Packaging Inc. on Wednesday. The company will use the offer to help build a manufacturing facility in the southern Chicago...

Chinese Tech Giants Fight Over 4G Phones

May 5, 2011 12:50 am | by Joe McDonals, AP Business Writer, Associated Press | News | Comments

Two of China's biggest technology companies have launched a court battle in Europe over mobile phone patents in a rare public clash between firms Beijing is promoting as national champions.

GM Recalling 150,000 Chevrolet Cruze Sedans

May 4, 2011 7:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors is recalling about 150,000 2011 Chevrolet Cruze compact sedans to verify their steering shafts were installed properly as well as check for  proper installation of the transmission shift linkage.


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