Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer explains that the U.S. economy and unemployment problems are worse than Washington has let on. According to Spitzer, the real unemployment rate in this country is around 12.9 percent, as opposed to 9.6 percent, which was the figure released in the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics report.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Google Inc. is road-testing cars that steer, stop and start without a human driver, the company says. The goal is to "help prevent traffic accidents, free up people's time and reduce carbon emissions" through ride sharing and "the new 'highway trains of tomorrow,'" project leader Sebastian Thrun wrote Saturday on Google's corporate blog.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The jobs crisis has brought an unwelcome discovery for many unemployed Americans: Job openings in their old fields exist. Yet they no longer qualify for them. They're running into a trend that took root during the recession. Companies became more productive by doing more with fewer workers.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Electric carmaker Tesla Motors said Friday it was recalling 439 Roadsters from the 2010 model year to address potential fire hazards connected to battery cables. The government's auto safety agency said the recall involves Roadster 2.0 and 2.5 vehicles with a 12-volt auxiliary cable.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Defense contractor ITT Corp. announced that it has received a U.S. Army contract worth up to $1.4 billion to support Army facilities in Kuwait. The one-year contract includes four one-year options. It would be worth $1.4 billion if all options are exercised.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A wave of government layoffs in September outpaced weak hiring in the private sector, pushing down the nation's payrolls by a net total of 95,000 jobs. The unemployment rate held at 9.6 percent last month, the Labor Department said Friday. The jobless rate has now topped 9.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Boeing Co. has received a $12.4 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to work on computer systems on the B-52, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The contract calls for Boeing to work on future beyond line of sight communication capability for terminals on the B-52.
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A brand-new, state-of-the-art device that will soon give people paralyzed by serious injuries another chance at walking was recently unveiled to the public. The invention, called eLEGS, or Exoskeleton Lower Extremity Gait System, was unveiled by Berkeley Bionics, an East Bay company founded in 2005.
Pepperl+Fuchs (Twinsburg, OH) now offers an updated version of its advanced diagnostic module DTM software. Advanced diagnostic modules (ADM) monitor quality of fieldbus communication for FOUNDATION fieldbus H1 and PROFIBUS PA networks. Diagnostic manager software includes a number of updates that dramatically speeds fieldbus commissioning and is designed to take the guesswork out of troubleshooting for ADM users.
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Adobe soared in heavy trading Thursday on a report that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer discussed a possible buyout of the company. A report posted in the "Bits" blog of The New York Times said Ballmer recently met with Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen to talk about Apple's control of the cell phone market and how Microsoft and Adobe could work together to fend off the iPhone maker.
SHANGHAI (AP) — China is not using its control over supplies of rare earth — exotic metals crucial in advanced manufacturing — as a diplomatic "bargaining chip," state media quoted Premier Wen Jiabao as saying during a visit to Europe. Recent reports that Beijing had temporarily suspended shipments to Japan of the metallic elements, used in computer disk drives, hybrid car components and other high-tech products, has drawn attention to China's near monopoly on the materials.
LONDON (AP) — Eurostar International Ltd., which operates high-speed trains between London and the European continent, said Thursday it will buy 10 new trains from German manufacturer Siemens in a 700- million-pound ($1.1-billion) program to upgrade and expand its fleet. Eurostar said the new 900-passenger trains would be capable of operating anywhere on Europe's high-speed rail network, as the company looks beyond its current destinations of London, Paris and Brussels.