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Panasonic invests $30M in electric car maker Tesla

November 3, 2010 8:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Panasonic Corp. is investing $30 million in Tesla Motors Inc., the U.S. maker of electric sports cars, eyeing expansion in the global market for green vehicles, both sides said Thursday....

Commercialization of Large-current Common Mode Choke Coils Supporting Various Automotive Power Supplies -PLT10HH Series-

November 3, 2010 7:21 pm | by Murata Manufacturing | Comments

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has commercialized the PLT10HH series of SMD-type common mode choke coils*, which are designed to reduce undesirable radiation noise from automotive power lines.

Panasonic says it has invested $30 million in Tesla Motors

November 3, 2010 7:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Panasonic says it has invested $30 million in Tesla Motors.


Panasonic invests $30 million in Tesla

November 3, 2010 7:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Panasonic Corp. said Thursday it has invested $30 million in Tesla Motors Inc., the U.S. maker of electric sports cars, eyeing an expansion in the global market for electric vehicles.Panasonic, Japan's biggest home appliance maker, said it will acquire about a 2 percent stake in Tesla....

Amdocs to provide system for P & T Luxembourg

November 3, 2010 2:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Telecommunications software maker Amdocs Ltd. said Wednesday that P&T Luxembourg and LUXGSM selected its software to replace an existing billing system.Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The deal was made after a merger between P&T Luxembourg's telecommunications sales entity and its mobile...

Scientists produce transparent, light-harvesting material

November 3, 2010 1:22 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(DOE/Los Alamos National Laboratory) Scientists at the US Department of Energy's Los Alamos National Laboratory and Brookhaven National Laboratory have fabricated transparent thin films capable of absorbing light and generating electric charge over a relatively large area. The material,...

HSN net income slips 10 percent to $14.9M

November 3, 2010 1:07 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

HSN Inc., the shop-at-home retailer, said Wednesday its net income slipped 10 percent, hurt by the impact of a product recall and other charges.Shares plunged $3.20, or 10.8 percent, to close at $26.55.For July through September, net income dipped to $14.9 million, or 25 cents per share, from...

AOL adds 2 executives to technologies team

November 3, 2010 1:05 pm | Comments

AOL Inc. said Wednesday that it added Curtis Brown and Erynn Petersen to its technologies team. Brown will be senior vice president of engineering for AOL Media, while Petersen will be vice president of developer evangelism.Petersen will start on Monday and Brown will start on Nov. 29.Brown...


Horizon Develops New Hydrogen Fuel Generator Technology

November 3, 2010 12:21 pm | by | Comments

Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies Pte Ltd. announced the successful development of a new proprietary hydrogen fuel generator technology targeting portable, military and aerospace markets. According to the company, pushing the limits further on price...


Advanced Energy Announces Record Revenues and Inverter Sales for the Third Quarter 2010

November 3, 2010 12:20 pm | by | Comments

Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010. Total sales for the third quarter were $141.0 million, another record for the company, with earnings of $0.40 per...


NIST Ships First Programmable AC-DC 10V Standard

November 3, 2010 12:20 pm | by | Comments

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have begun shipping a new 10V standard to users around the world. The programmable system measures both direct current (dc) and alternating current (ac) voltages. The new...


'Hobbit' money sought as MGM files for bankruptcy

November 3, 2010 12:05 pm | by RYAN NAKASHIMA - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Hollywood studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., the home of James Bond, filed for bankruptcy protection on Wednesday in a plan that had the backing of its lenders, and it sought permission to begin funding its half of "The Hobbit."The "prepackaged" bankruptcy plan, more than a year in the making,...

Cosmic Curiosity Reveals Ghostly Glow of Dead Quasar

November 3, 2010 11:24 am | by Yale UniversityYale University | Comments

While sorting through hundreds of galaxy images as part of the Galaxy Zoo citizen science project two years...


Georgia Manufacturing Survey 2010: Recession Makes Innovation More Critical Than Ever for Competitiveness

November 3, 2010 11:23 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

The recession has expanded the business advantages of Georgia manufacturers that compete on the basis of innovation in new or technologically improved products, processes, organizational structures or marketing practices.  These innovative companies are more than twice as profitable...

Discounts offered in Facebook check-in 'Deals'

November 3, 2010 11:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

If you use Facebook to "check in" to your favorite restaurants or shops, you can now expect to see rewards and discounts from companies looking to drum up business and lure in loyal customers....


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