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EU Says Emissions Down 2 Percent In 2008

June 2, 2010 6:27 am | by | Comments

European Union says it reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 2 percent in 2008 from the previous year as an economic recession cut back energy use.

German Car Exports Jump In May

June 2, 2010 6:27 am | by | Comments

Auto industry group said German car exports increased by nearly half in May compared to a year earlier but sales continued to slide at home.

Kimberly-Clark Opens 1st Russian Plant

June 2, 2010 6:27 am | by | Comments

Consumer products maker opened its first plant in Russia, which will make two Huggies diapers.


Tata Opens New Nano Factory

June 2, 2010 6:27 am | by | Comments

Indian automaker inaugurated a factory to produce its super-cheap compact Nano car nearly two years after violent farmer...

China Moves Toward Mobile Payment Standard

June 2, 2010 6:27 am | by InformationWeek | Comments

The nation's largest wireless carrier is pressured by regulators to drop its proprietary technology and adopt the global standard.

Risoe's Next Energy Conference Takes Hold Of The Big Issues On Energy And Climate

June 2, 2010 6:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Risoe National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, the Technical University of Denmark ) Risoe DTU's next energy conference will deal with the pressing large, long-term energy issues.

OBIS Selects OpenGeo For Web-based Geospatial Mapping

June 2, 2010 6:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Census of Marine Life ) OpenGeo today announced that the Ocean Biogeographic Information System has selected it to replace their existing geospatial mapping tools. OpenGeo is a fully-integrated, open source geospatial platform for manipulating maps and data. OpenGeo will provide...

Visual System Interprets Sign Languages

June 2, 2010 6:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona ) Spanish sign language is used by over 100,000 people with hearing impairments and is made up of hundreds of signs. CVC-UAB researchers Sergio Escalera, Petia Radeva and Jordi Vitria selected over twenty of these signs to develop a new visual...


Honda Says Chinese Workers Back On The Job

June 2, 2010 5:29 am | by | Comments

Automaker said a key parts factory in China resumed full operation following a two-week strike over wages that forced Honda to halt production at four plants.

Toyota To Rev Up Highlander Production In Indiana

June 2, 2010 5:29 am | by | Comments

Japanese automaker is boosting production of the gas model Highlander sport utility vehicle at its southern Indiana plant.

Which Came First, The iPad Or The iPhone?

June 2, 2010 5:29 am | by | Comments

CEO Steve Jobs said the idea to ditch the keyboard for a multi-touch display came about in the early 2000s, although Apple was working on a telephone at the time.

EU carbon prices dip on lower power demand

June 2, 2010 5:29 am | by Reuters | Comments

LONDON (Reuters) - European carbon emissions futures dipped on Wednesday as some participants closed long positions ahead of a UK auction next week and as demand for power sagged, traders said.

Europe grid firms see no summer power shortages

June 2, 2010 5:29 am | by Reuters | Comments

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Europe's electricity transmission system is equipped to deal with weather conditions in the summer of 2010, European transmission grid operators group ENTSO-E said in a note issued late on Tuesday.

Chemical Biologist And Entrepreneur Carolyn Bertozzi Awarded $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize

June 2, 2010 5:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Lemelson-MIT Program ) Chemical biologist Dr. Carolyn Bertozzi, whose research is applied worldwide in the biopharmaceutical industry, has achieved extraordinary success for pioneering inventions in biotechnology. The proven potential for future advances, and her current work...

Global CIO: In Praise of Mark Hurd's 9,000 Layoffs At Hewlett-Packard

June 2, 2010 4:25 am | by InformationWeek | Comments

Column about why Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd deserves praise for phasing out 9,000 old jobs and bringing in 6,000 new salespeople to meet the needs of tomorrow.


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