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Microsoft Shows Off Windows 10 And 'HoloLens'

January 21, 2015 12:17 pm | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Microsoft on Wednesday took the wraps off a new version of Windows — and a new wearable 3D gadget it calls the HoloLens.                                     

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Survey Shows Increased Optimism Among Manufacturing Executives

January 21, 2015 12:15 pm | by Andrew Szal, Digital Reporter, Manufacturing Business Technology | News | Comments

A newly released survey showed top U.S. manufacturing executives were increasingly optimistic about the national economy heading into 2015 — and that many planned to increase their workforces this year.             

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The World's Only Jet Corvette

January 21, 2015 12:06 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Looks like a Corvette. Sounds like a jet. Peter Valdes-Dapena takes this 880 hp monster for a drive.                                           

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Global Economy Squeezed By Worsening Slowdown In China

January 21, 2015 10:11 am | by Kelvin Chan & Paul Wiseman, AP Business Writers | News | Comments

The global economy, slowed by stagnation in Europe and Japan, is being further hampered by China's decelerating growth.                                     

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Google, Fidelity Fuel SpaceX With $1B Investment

January 21, 2015 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SpaceX has raised $1 billion from Google and Fidelity in a deal that values the spaceship manufacturer at about $10 billion.                                    

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Ford Mustang Goes Global With First Shipment To China

January 21, 2015 9:58 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Ford Mustang is on its way to China.                                                            

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Microsoft To Show Off More Windows 10 Features

January 21, 2015 9:56 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Microsoft will use an event Wednesday to offer a wider glimpse of the next version of Windows.                                             

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U.S. Home Construction Up In December

January 21, 2015 9:52 am | by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

Construction of new homes rebounded in December, helping to push activity for the entire year to the highest level since the peak of the housing boom nine years ago.                         

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Oilfield Services Giant Bolsters Presence In Russia Amid Layoffs

January 20, 2015 12:59 pm | by Andrew Szal, Digital Reporter, Manufacturing Business Technology | News | Comments

Just days after announcing job cuts citing uncertainty in the global oil industry, Schlumberger Ltd. announced a deal to purchase a minority stake in one of Russia's leading energy companies.                 

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The State Of The Obama Economy

January 20, 2015 12:50 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

With the economy turning around, President Obama will probably do some gloating in tonight's State of the Union speech. But how much credit does the president deserve in turning around the country?               

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The World’s Top Innovative Companies

January 20, 2015 11:58 am | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Videos | Comments

Doug McIntyre talks about which companies are filing patents for new technology and leading the way in innovation.                                       

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Union To Discuss Pillsbury Plant Set To Close

January 20, 2015 11:19 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The union that represents workers at a Pillsbury plant set for closure expects to meet next month with General Mills officials to discuss the southern Indiana plant's future.                     

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BP Fights Against Billions In Federal Penalties

January 20, 2015 11:13 am | by Kevin McGill, Associated Press | News | Comments

Federal lawyers have begun making their case for adding some $13.7 billion in penalties to costs already incurred by BP after the 2010 Gulf oil spill.                             

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5 Tips For Remaining Discreet In The Digital World

January 20, 2015 11:04 am | by Mark Sell | Articles | Comments

Today’s social media age has led consumers to embrace companies that are straightforward and explicit in all external communications. However, logistics companies that handle sensitive commodities must be savvy with their communication strategy in order to preserve customers’ privacy and security.

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From Car Lots To City Budgets, Cheap Oil Means Change

January 20, 2015 9:47 am | by Henry C. Jackson, Associated Press | News | Comments

In ways large and small, plummeting oil prices are now reverberating through businesses, towns, schools and family budgets, causing confusion and changing plans. With prices having fallen by nearly half in just six months, the potential impact has been sudden and wide ranging.

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HOUSTEX 2015 To Showcase Advanced Manufacturing Growth And Innovation

January 20, 2015 9:28 am | by SME | Events

HOUSTEX 2015 will host a special presentation on the global economy’s energy outlook for the manufacturing sector, tactical and strategic additive manufacturing presentations, specially featured technologies and more than 90 new product introductions.

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New Rules Could Open Cuba To Wide Range Of American Trade

January 16, 2015 12:46 pm | by Andrew Szal, Digital Reporter, Manufacturing Business Technology | News | Comments

The Obama administration's new guidelines regarding relations with Cuba take effect today, potentially opening the Caribbean nation to a wide range of American products.                       

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U.S. Factory Output Rises In December

January 16, 2015 12:09 pm | by Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

U.S. factory production rose in December as manufacturers churned out more furniture, computers and clothing, offsetting a decline in autos.                               

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U.S. Probes Jeep Cherokee Fire, Nissan Rogue Airbag Trouble

January 16, 2015 12:03 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. auto safety regulators are investigating engine compartment smoke and fire complaints in two Jeep Cherokees, and airbags that didn't inflate properly in two Nissan Rogues.                     

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President Pushes For Paid Sick Leave

January 16, 2015 11:53 am | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

Ahead of his State of the Union speech next week, President Obama has announced that he will call on Congress to require companies to give workers up to seven days of paid sick leave a year.                 

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