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Nokia Shakes Up Management To Tackle Rivals

May 11, 2010 6:28 am | by | Comments

Cell phone maker is reorganizing its leadership to tackle growing competition from rivals in smart phones and high-end mobile computers.

Underage Slaughterhouse Workers Testify

May 11, 2010 6:23 am | by MICHAEL J. CRUMB, Associated Press Writer | Comments

Two former underage workers testified against their former manager, who faces 83 child labor violation charges stemming from a May 2008 raid at the plant in which 389 illegal immigrants, including 31 children, were detained.

Oil Spill Blame Game Begins

May 11, 2010 6:02 am | Comments

Executives from BP, Halliburton and Transocean are trying to shift responsibility to each other.


BP Resumes Subsea Dispersant Spraying, LA Concerned

May 11, 2010 5:45 am | Comments

The EPA administrator is meeting with LSU scientists to discuss the state's concerns about the potential longterm effects.

Toyota Quarterly Profit Recovers To $1.2B

May 11, 2010 5:26 am | by | Comments

World?s top carmaker cruised back to profit in latest quarter as the company cut costs and hitched a ride on the global auto sales recovery while fighting to salvage its reputation.

U.K. Manufacturing Production Up In March

May 11, 2010 5:26 am | by | Comments

Manufacturing output in March was 3.3 percent higher than a year ago and 2.3 percent better than the previous month, U.K. government statisticians said.

Samsung Unveils $20.6 Billion Investment Plan

May 11, 2010 5:26 am | by | Comments

South Korean conglomerate to invest $20.6 billion in technologies including solar cells and medical devices, aiming to boost sales and increase its work force by tens of thousands.

Glaxo Extends Asia Push With Stake In Dong-A Pharma

May 11, 2010 5:26 am | by | Comments

GlaxoSmithKline says it has signed a strategic alliance with South Korea's Dong-A Pharmaceuticals, acquiring a 9.9 percent stake for $109.5 million.


Abbott Forms Unit, Signs Licensing Deal With Zydus

May 11, 2010 5:26 am | by | Comments

Drug and medical device maker Abbott Laboratories is licensing the products from Zydus Cadila, based in India, and will sell them in 15 emerging markets through a new unit.

NI reveals graphical system design event schedule

May 11, 2010 5:23 am | by Processingtalk | Comments

National Instruments (NI) has announced plans for NIWeek, a graphical system design conference and exhibition targeted at engineers, scientists and members of the academic community.

Singapore sand demand seen damaging Cambodia environment

May 11, 2010 3:30 am | by Reuters | Comments

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's thirst for sand to increase land reclamation and construction is driving an ecologically damaging sand-dredging industry in Cambodia, according to a report by a non-governmental organization. London-based Global Witness said on Tuesday that Cambodia's...

Germany needs storage solution for green power

May 11, 2010 3:30 am | by Reuters | Comments

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany is at the forefront of installing renewable energy but there is an Achilles heel to its strategy.

U.S. Renewables plans 2 billion yuan China fund

May 11, 2010 3:29 am | by Reuters | Comments

BEIJING (Reuters) May 11 - Private equity firm U.S. Renewables Group said it plans to raise up to 2 billion yuan ($293 million) for a fund investing in renewable energy projects in China.

Industry, transport drive leap in India CO2 emissions

May 11, 2010 1:26 am | by Reuters | Comments

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's greenhouse gas emissions grew 58 percent between 1994 and 2007, official figures released on Tuesday showed, underlining the country's growing importance in the fight against climate change.

Solar players wary on 2011 after first quarter demand boost

May 11, 2010 12:25 am | by Reuters | Comments

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's top solar companies warned an ongoing drop in prices for cells and modules could hit profits after releasing mostly better-than-expected results on strong demand in their home market, the world's biggest.


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