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WebMD expects 1Q results to beat expectations

April 12, 2011 12:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Shares of WebMD Health Corp. climbed Tuesday after the health information provider said it expects first-quarter results to beat analyst expectations.The company's shares climbed 4 percent, or $2.01, to $51.20, in afternoon trading.WebMD expects results for the quarter that ended March 31 to...

Oversized oil load blamed for outage in ID towns

April 12, 2011 12:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The heaviest truckload to ever travel across U.S. Highway 12 in northern Idaho was blamed for knocking out power to hundreds of residents and delaying traffic longer than allowed by state transportation officials.Idaho officials say the rig carrying Imperial Oil's oversized shipment of refinery...

Retired Aetna CEO exercised $50M in stock options

April 12, 2011 12:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Retired Aetna chairman and CEO Ronald Williams exercised stock options valued at more than $50 million during his last year leading the health insurance company.The 61-year-old Williams also received a 2010 compensation package valued at more than $18 million. He retires with a pension valued at...

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Report: Effects of spill will unfold over years

April 12, 2011 12:50 pm | by CAIN BURDEAU - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

The effects of the BP oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico and the animals that live in it will take place over years, if not decades, a new report by a prominent environmental group says.The National Wildlife Federation said it is much too soon to make snap judgments about how much harm has been...

Earnings Preview: Google 1Q to shine light on CEO

April 12, 2011 12:50 pm | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Internet search leader Google Inc. is scheduled to report its first-quarter earnings results on Thursday after the stock market closes.WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Investors will be listening even more carefully to management's commentary because this quarter's conference call will mark Larry Page's...

US Energy Department backs Calif. solar projects

April 12, 2011 12:50 pm | by ADAM WEINTRAUB - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

Federal energy officials are putting financial support behind two huge solar energy projects in California that could create hundreds of jobs and power 145,000 homes.Energy Secretary Steven Chu on Tuesday announced a conditional offer of $1.2 billion in loan guarantees for the California Valley...

Ohio plant cutting back on jet engine development

April 12, 2011 12:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

GE Aviation says it is cutting back development of its competitive engine for the Pentagon's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jet after the engine's funding was cut from the 2011 federal budget.The Defense Department last month ordered work to stop on the engine being developed by the General Electric...

Identify Materials from Spectral Lines

April 12, 2011 12:32 pm | by BEI Kimco Magnetics | Product Releases | Comments

BEI Kimco Magnetics’ LA13-12 Voice Coil Actuator can be used under severe conditions.

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CANopen Interface Operator Panel

April 12, 2011 12:29 pm | by Baldor | Product Releases | Comments

The KPD202-501 from Baldor has a backlit 4-line by 20-character LCD surrounded by 6 programmable function keys.

Distributed, Decentralized Control

April 12, 2011 12:23 pm | by Nord Drivesystems | Product Releases | Comments

The SK200E line of motor mounted, high-performance vector drives from Nord Drivesystems come in 4 model sizes.

Autodesk Brings AutoCAD WS Mobile App to Android

April 12, 2011 11:53 am | by Autodesk | News | Comments

Autodesk, Inc. ( NASDAQ:ADSK ) has announced the availability of the AutoCAD WS mobile application on the Android platform. A free web and mobile application, AutoCAD WS uses cloud computing technology to enable Autodesk software users to view, edit and share their designs through web browsers and mobile devices.

Calif. sets nation's highest renewable power goals

April 12, 2011 11:50 am | by ADAM WEINTRAUB - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed legislation requiring California utilities to get one-third of their power from renewable sources, giving the state the most aggressive alternative energy mandate in the U.S.California utilities and other electricity providers have until the end of 2020 to...

Companies using derivatives as hedge get exemption

April 12, 2011 11:50 am | by MARCY GORDON - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Companies that trade derivatives solely to guard against volatile price swings won't have to meet new federal collateral requirements.The Commodity Futures Trading Commission advanced the exemption Tuesday as part of new regulations for derivatives, investments whose value depends on the future...

ITT Corp. free of oversight in night vision case

April 12, 2011 11:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A military contractor that pleaded guilty to sending classified night-vision technology used by the U.S. military overseas is free from federal oversight.Federal prosecutors say a judge in Roanoke granted a motion to dismiss a final count against ITT Corp. on Tuesday.In 2007, the company that...

Head of NBC's Spanish-language Telemundo retires

April 12, 2011 11:50 am | by LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ - AP Hispanic Affairs Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

The head of NBCUniversal's Telemundo Communications Group announced Tuesday he is stepping down after six years at the helm of the nation's second most popular Spanish-language network and 30 years with NBC.As president of Telemundo, Don Browne, 68, pushed the network to develop its own...

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