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Mitsubishi to start building Ark. plant this fall

April 6, 2010 3:30 pm | by CHUCK BARTELS - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Mitsubishi said Tuesday it is aiming to produce wind turbines in Arkansas by next year at a new $100 million plant, a facility that signals the company is seeking to regain its U.S. customers.Company executives gathered with state and local officials to mark Mitsubishi's decision to build the...

AOL to Bail Out of Bebo

April 6, 2010 3:24 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

AOL is evaluating whether to sell or shut down Bebo, the social-networking site it acquired for $850 million two years ago.

Canadian earnings declared Tuesday: Forzani, One Exploration, Sandvine

April 6, 2010 2:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Canadian earning declared Tuesday as of 5 p.m. ET:The Forzani Group Ltd. (TSX:FGL): Three months ended Jan. 31, 2010, $22,923,000, $0.75 a share; 2009, $24,229,000, $0.80 a share. Revenue: 2010, $372,923,000; 2009, $380,812,000.One Exploration (TSXV:OE.A): Three months ended Dec. 31, 2009, net...


FTC May Be Preparing to Challenge Google's AdMob Deal

April 6, 2010 2:24 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

The FTC appears to be laying the groundwork to challenge Google's proposed acquisition of mobile-advertising company AdMob on antitrust grounds.

Coldwater Creek appoints new CFO

April 6, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Coldwater creek Inc. said Tuesday that it has promoted James A. Bell to become the company's senior vice president and chief financial officer.Bell joined the specialty women's retailer in June 2009, working most recently as its vice president of financial planning.He takes over the CFO...

CA to Cut 1,000 Jobs

April 6, 2010 1:23 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Software maker CA plans to cut about 1,000 positions, or 7.6% of its work force, as part of a restructuring effort.

Vietnam denies responsibility for hackings

April 6, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Vietnam has dismissed what it called "groundless" implications it used malicious computer programs to hack Web sites and spy on political opponents.Google Inc. said in a post last week on its security blog that software known as "malware" was used to snoop on opponents of a controversial...

Icron technologies narrows net loss in Q4; revenue increases five per cent

April 6, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Icron Technologies Corp. (TSXV:IT) reports net loss of $3,270 in the fourth quarter of 2009 compared with a net loss of $76,958 the same period of 2008. Both amounts represented less than a penny a share. Revenues for the period ended Dec. 31 were $2,623,785, up five per cent from the...


Moody's gives Merge Healthcare B2 rating

April 6, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Moody's Investors Service said Tuesday it assigned a B2 corporate family rating to Merge Healthcare Inc. with a stable outlook, reflecting the risks of its proposed acquisition of Amicas Inc.The B2 rating, five notches below investment grade, also apply to Merge's $200 million senior notes...



April 6, 2010 12:21 pm | by Screaming Circuits | News | Comments

Screaming Circuits is seeing more and more components in short supply or on allocation these days. A while back, we took a survey of our customers and found that on average, an engineer would spend about 16 hours sourcing parts...

Nevada tree plantation to help fight deforestation

April 6, 2010 11:30 am | by SCOTT SONNER - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

A California-based company has picked Nevada's high desert for a tree plantation aimed at building up carbon credits and slowing deforestation.ECO2 Forests Inc. announced plans Tuesday to plant up to 3 million kiri (kih-REE') trees over the next seven years at irrigated farms outside of...

Startup automaker planning 2nd run at fed loan

April 6, 2010 11:30 am | by ALAN SAYRE - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

V-Vehicle Co., a startup automaker planning to build its vehicle in northeastern Louisiana, will apply again for $321.1 million in government loans, but must come up with another $100 million in private investment and credit to satisfy federal concerns, the acting company head said Tuesday.Late...

Embedded System Module Touts Compact Footprint

April 6, 2010 11:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

The PQ7-M103XL, a Qseven (Q7) open standard module from American Portwell Technology is built with Intel's Atom Z510PT (1.1 GHz) or Z520PT (1.33 GHz) processor and Intel System Controller Hub (SCH) US15WPT. This module, capable of


Molded Power Inductor Touts Robust Design

April 6, 2010 11:03 am | Product Releases | Comments

TT electronics BI Technologies has developed a new SMT power inductor. Designated the HM72B Series, the inductor measures 6.8 mm x 7.23 mm, with a maximum board height of 3.0 mm, and is designed for use in harsh environments.


Ultracapacitor Touts Flat Prismatic Cell Design

April 6, 2010 10:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tecate's PowerBurst Type PC5 ultracapacitor – offered under a license agreement with Maxwell Technologies – is engineered to provide extended power availability during dips, sags, and outages in the main power sources as well as to relieve batteries of burst power functions.



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