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Freeport-McMoRan says Indonesian mine strike ends

July 11, 2011 11:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold Inc. said Monday it has reached an agreement with Indonesian workers to end a week-long strike at its massive Grasberg mine.Thousands of employees will begin returning to work on Tuesday, company spokesman Eric Kinneberg said in an e-mail sent The Associated...

Moody's sees slow recovery for Sony a concern

July 11, 2011 11:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Moody's in Japan called the slow pace of recovery in Sony Corp.'s profitability since the March earthquake and tsunami a "concern" for the company.Specifically, Moody's said it is "concerned that the company's two core businesses, the TV and games segments, are under pressure due to...

Williams Partners gets approval to expand pipeline

July 11, 2011 10:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Natural gas distributor Williams Partners L.P. has received regulatory approval to expand a pipeline to the Mid-Atlantic region of the U.S.The company said Monday that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved expanding the pipeline to serve customers in Virginia and Maryland.The...

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Acura Pharmaceuticals names Jones as CEO

July 11, 2011 10:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Acura Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Monday said it named Robert B. Jones as its president and chief executive.Jones had been serving in that capacity on an interim basis since May and succeeded Andy Reddick who died on April 28. Jones also was named to the company's board.Jones joined Acura in April...

Magna gets new $2.25B credit facility

July 11, 2011 10:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Canadian auto supplier Magna International Inc. said Monday that it has entered a $2.25 billion four-year revolving credit facility with a group of lenders.The facility, which matures July 8, 2015, replaces a $2 billion revolving credit facility that was to expire July 31, 2012.It will be available...

Watson licenses Antares' overactive bladder gel

July 11, 2011 10:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc. said Monday it licensed a potential treatment for overactive bladder from Antares Pharma Inc.Watson will make a payment to Antares if the Food and Drug Administration approves the drug, which Antares has been developing under the name Anturol. Watson will also market...

Boeing, US Air Force Reserve Welcome C-17s to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

July 11, 2011 10:40 am | by Boeing | News | Comments

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, July 11, 2011 -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] on July 9 joined the U.S. Air Force Reserve at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to commemorate the base's transition to the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III airlifter. Wright-Patterson, home of the 445th Airlift Wing, previously...

Introducing the Flying Car

July 11, 2011 10:20 am | by Terrafugia | Videos | Comments

A new “roadable aircraft” could revolutionize personal travel.

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'Event Cloaks' Could Hide the Ultimate Bank Heist

July 11, 2011 10:05 am | by Institute of Physics | News | Comments

In this month's special issue of Physics World , which examines the science and applications of invisibility, researchers describe a new type of invisibility cloak that does not just hide objects – but events.

WAGO 750-880 ‘ETHERNET 2.0’ Controller Features SD Card

July 11, 2011 9:58 am | by WAGO Corporation | Wago Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

WAGO Corporation’s 750-880 “ETHERNET 2.0” Programmable Fieldbus Controller packs 1MB data memory and SD port for up to 8GB of extra memory.

Sequenom and Illumina develop Down syndrome test

July 11, 2011 9:51 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Genetic test maker Sequenom Inc. said Monday it will collaborate with Illumina on a new test that detects fetal abnormalities that can lead to Down syndrome.Under the agreement Sequenom will use Illumina's genetic sequencing equipment and other technology to develop a test for pregnant women...

Atlas Pipeline expands credit facility by $100M

July 11, 2011 9:51 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Natural gas company Atlas Pipeline Partners LP said Monday that it exercised the $100 million accordion feature on its revolving credit facility to increase its capacity to $450 million.The increase was effective Friday and the other terms of the Dec. 22 deal remain the same. Additionally, J.P....

Judges Approve Nortel Patents Sale

July 11, 2011 9:51 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. and Canadian judges have approved a $4.5 billion cash bid from a consortium that includes smartphone makers Apple and Research In Motion for patents held by bankrupt telecom-equipment maker Nortel.

Analyst says Cisco may cut 5,000 jobs soon

July 11, 2011 9:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Networking gear maker Cisco Systems Inc. may cut about 5,000 jobs in August in one of its largest work force reductions, Gleacher & Co. analyst Brian Marshall said on Monday.Marshall said that while difficult, the move is "required in order to maintain the 'competitiveness'" of Cisco going...

Judges in US, Canada approve Nortel patents sale

July 11, 2011 9:50 am | by RANDALL CHASE - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. and Canadian judges have approved a $4.5 billion cash bid from a consortium that includes smartphone makers Apple and Research In Motion for patents held by bankrupt telecom-equipment maker Nortel.The judges approved the results of Nortel's patent auction at a joint hearing Monday, just...

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