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GE Energy Accelerates Telecom Infrastructure Energy Efficiency

September 20, 2011 9:08 am | by GE Energy | News | Comments

GE Energy ( NYSE: GE ) has announced a broad portfolio of Retrofit Power Systems (RPS) designed to accelerate energy efficiency upgrades across telecom outside plants, cell sites and central offices.

United Auto Workers leaders endorse new contract

September 20, 2011 8:50 am | by DEE-ANN DURBIN - AP Auto Writers - Associated Press | News | Comments

Union leaders from General Motors factories around the U.S. have endorsed a new four-year contract with the company.They are recommending that GM's 48,500 factory workers approve the deal in votes during the next week.The...

Caterpillar global sales rise 34 percent in August

September 20, 2011 8:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Caterpillar's global heavy equipment sales rose 34 percent in August, with strong growth continuing despite the economic slowdown in the U.S. and Europe.The world's largest maker of mining and construction equipment, based...

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Merck speeding up layoffs of many US employees

September 20, 2011 8:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. (AP) — Drugmaker Merck...

Sheriff: Warnings let workers escape Okla. blast

September 20, 2011 7:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Authorities say workers at an Oklahoma natural gas rig that exploded had enough prior warning that they were all able to make it to safety.Blaine County Sheriff Ricky Ainsworth said Tuesday that none of the roughly one-...

Cypress Semiconductor board OKs $400M buyback plan

September 20, 2011 7:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Chip maker Cypress Semiconductor Corp. said Tuesday that its board has approved a plan to repurchase $400 million of its shares.The company said it has completed another, $600 million buyback program that was authorized...

GM OK's electric vehicle cooperation with China

September 20, 2011 7:50 am | by ELAINE KURTENBACH - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors Co. agreed Tuesday to deepen cooperation with its flagship Chinese partner on development of electric vehicle knowhow amid pressure from Beijing to hand over proprietary technology.GM would not say how much...

Photos of the Day: Air Show Fireball

September 20, 2011 7:14 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

a single engine T-28 from the six-plane Trojan Horsemen Demonstration Flight Team crashes and explodes during a performance at the Thunder Over the Blue Ridge Open House and Air Show at the 167th Airlift Wing in...

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1 Killed in 2nd Deadly Air Show Crash in 24 hours

September 20, 2011 6:54 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

The second deadly air show crash in 24 hours has left one pilot dead in West Virginia and prompted the National Transportation Safety Board to dispatch an investigator to the site where an aerobatic demonstration plane...

Tests Under Way on the Sunshield for NASA's Webb Telescope

September 20, 2011 6:52 am | by NASA | News | Comments

NASA  is testing an element of the sunshield that will protect the James Webb Space Telescope's mirrors and instruments during its mission to observe the most distant objects in the universe.  

GE energy business signs $3 billion in new orders

September 20, 2011 6:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Electric Co. said Tuesday its energy business has received a series of new orders worth more than $3 billion.The deals involve projects around the world and range from natural gas production to electrical grid...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on Apple's App Store

September 20, 2011 6:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

App Store Official Charts for the week ending Sept. 19, 2011:Top Paid iPhone Apps:1. SPY mouse (Electronic Arts)2. Angry Birds (Clickgamer.com)3. Angry Birds Seasons (Rovio Mobile Ltd.)4. Fruit Ninja (Halfbrick Studios)5....

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes store

September 20, 2011 6:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending Sept. 19, 2011:Top Songs:1. "Moves Like Jagger (Studio Recording from 'The Voice' Performance) (feat. Christina Aguilera)," Maroon 52. "Someone Like You," ADELE3. "Pumped Up...

Xilinx lowers 2Q revenue outlook

September 20, 2011 6:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Chip maker Xilinx Inc. lowered its revenue outlook for the fiscal second quarter on Tuesday, citing weaker than expected sales growth, mainly in the communications and industrial categories.The company now expects revenue...

Merck to spend $500M to reduce childbirth deaths

September 20, 2011 6:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Merck...

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