Health care products supplier Covidien said it plans to sell its specialty chemicals business for $280 million in cash to an affiliate of New Mountain Capital.
Tyco International?s fire safety systems unit has ordered 200 Ford Fusion gas-electric hybrid sedans with a goal of replacing 25 percent of its fleet with hybrid vehicles.
The maker of Tylenol and Motrin has hired an outside consulting firm to help fix manufacturing problems that triggered a massive recall.
Spacecraft completes final mission as NASA's shuttle program draws to a close.
Stainless-steel intermediate bulk containers (IBCs) from Tote ® Systems a re constructed to ensure powder-flow consistency, uniformity and reliability.
Economic recovery in world's richest countries is accelerating thanks to 'substantial' rebound in trade and growth in Asia, but austerity measures are needed to reduce deficits.
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Under intense pressure from the Obama administration, the chief executive of BP Plc said he expects to decide later on Wednesday whether to proceed with a tricky "top kill" procedure to try to contain leaking oil in the Gulf of Mexico.
Domestic internet routers could reach further by using UHF frequencies left free by TV broadcasts – if only they can avoid trouble with the neighbours
Google has moved Chrome 5 for Windows out of beta and taken the Mac and Linux versions of Chrome out of beta for the first time.
Customer's use of minutes supplied by Verizon’s Global Wireless VoIP increased more than 200% last year.
HONG KONG/LONDON (Reuters) - After sparking a massive price war and wreaking havoc on earnings at European and U.S. makers of crystalline silicon solar cells and panels, China now has established wind turbine manufacturers in its sights.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - BP Plc told congressional investigators on Tuesday that pressure tests on a drill pipe showed a fundamental mistake hours before the deadly explosion that caused the Gulf of Mexico oil leak, a memo released by two congressmen showed.
( Georgia Institute of Technology Research News ) Researchers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute are designing, fabricating and testing planar ion traps that can be more readily combined into large, interconnected trap arrays. In the future, these arrays may be used to create a...
HOUSTON (Reuters) - BP Plc warned on Tuesday that a planned attempt to plug its gushing Gulf of Mexico oil well may be delayed or abandoned, as the energy giant faced mounting pressure from the Obama administration to contain the catastrophic spill.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Just how many barrels of oil are gushing into the Gulf of Mexico from the Deepwater Horizon spill is a billion dollar question with implications that go beyond the environment. It could also help determine how much BP and others end up paying for the disaster.