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Analysis: Will BP foul Obama's relations with business?

June 18, 2010 2:30 pm | by Reuters | Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama was credited by supporters with thrashing a corporate giant when BP Plc agreed to his demand to commit $20 billion to help those affected by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Motorola ES400 Will Run Microsoft OS

June 18, 2010 2:26 pm | by InformationWeek | Comments

The three-keyboard enterprise digital assistant device will run Windows Mobile 6.5 and go on sale in September.

Heavy metal glass helps light go the distance

June 18, 2010 2:26 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

The fiber optic cable networks linking the world are an essential part of modern life. To keep up with ever-increasing demands for more bandwidth, scientists are working to improve the optical amplifiers that boost fiber optic signals across long distances. Optical amplifier research is...


Unemployment Drops In 37 States

June 18, 2010 12:26 pm | by | Comments

Majority of states saw their unemployment rates drop in May, but the widespread declines were mainly...

Environment worries to lift electric car sales: report

June 18, 2010 11:28 am | by Reuters | Comments

LONDON (Reuters) - Global sales of electric vehicles are set to rise this year due to worries about security of oil supply, the environment and fuel costs, UK consultancy J.D. Power said on Friday.

Acetone-Resistant Computer Imprintable Labels

June 18, 2010 11:02 am | Comments

Computer Imprintable Label Systems' CIL8200S metalized polyester range of chemical resistant labels allow variable data to be added in-house using a thermal transfer printer.

Dawn Gets Good Publicity from Oil Spill

June 18, 2010 7:38 am | Comments

Just about any article or newscast about wildlife coated with oil in the gulf region mentions Dawn — the only detergent recommended for cleaning the hundreds of afflicted pelicans, gulls and gannets.

EPA Delays Decision on Higher Ethanol Blend

June 18, 2010 7:32 am | Comments

The Environmental Protection Agency says it will wait until this fall to decide whether U.S. car engines can handle higher concentrations of ethanol in gasoline.


Eastman Chemical Sets Goals for Energy Efficiency

June 18, 2010 7:27 am | Comments

A new review of Eastman Chemical Co.'s policy lists 10-year targets as a 25 percent reduction in energy intensity and 20 percent reduction in greenhouse gas intensity.

CEO safe for now, heat on chairman: BP investors

June 18, 2010 7:27 am | by Reuters | Comments

LONDON (Reuters) - BP CEO Tony Hayward may cling on after Thursday's mauling by U.S. lawmakers over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, investors and analysts said, while chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg looked less secure.

Gauging Safety In The Electronic Age

June 18, 2010 7:25 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( University of Leicester ) Engineers at the University of Leicester are taking the unusual step of learning from architecture in order to design safer electrical systems.

Methane Levels Raise Concerns in Gulf

June 18, 2010 7:10 am | Comments

Scientists are concerned over the environmental impact of "the most vigorous methane eruption in modern human history."

DuPont Reports Cause of Fatal Phosgene Leak

June 18, 2010 6:44 am | Comments

The phosgene unit has remained off line since the leak, and a second unit involved in a separate leak has been permanently closed.

Managers Charged over Death of Plant Worker

June 18, 2010 6:31 am | Comments

A grand jury has indicted a southwest Ohio company and three officials in the 2008 death of a treatment plant worker who authorities say was overcome by toxic gas.

EPA Delays Decision On Ethanol Blend

June 18, 2010 6:29 am | by | Comments

Environmental Protection Agency says it will wait until this fall to decide whether U.S. car engines can handle higher concentrations of ethanol in gasoline.


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