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China Detains Meat Seller's Employees

July 23, 2014 1:28 pm | by Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Five employees of a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald's, KFC and other restaurants in China were detained by police Wednesday after an official said illegal activity was an organized effort by the supplier.    

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Microsoft CEO Sees 'Bold' Plan Moving Into Q4

July 23, 2014 1:26 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella painted an upbeat vision of the future Tuesday, saying that the next version of Windows will be unified across screens of all sizes and that two money-losing units would become profitable in 2016.     

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New Lightweight Metals Institute Headquarters Location Announced

July 23, 2014 1:15 pm | by University of Michigan | News | Comments

The new $148 million lightweight metals manufacturing institute announced in February by President Obama will locate in the Corktown neighborhood of Detroit, officials from the American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute announced.

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Amazon Fire Adds Spark To Smartphones

July 23, 2014 1:06 pm | by USA TODAY | Videos | Comments

Amazon's new Fire phone uses tweaks to the Android operating system and some innovative features to set it apart from smartphones from the likes of Apple and Samsung.                        

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Are These Blueprints For Apple's Smartwatch?

July 23, 2014 12:48 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Apple was awarded a patent yesterday for an electronic smartwatch that is possibly named iTime.                                            

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3 Reasons To Invest In A Pick-To-Light Strategy

July 23, 2014 12:41 pm | by Kevin Sosnowski | Articles | Comments

Light-directed picking has become a go-to solution for thousands of busy modern warehouses — and with good reason. Here are three ways that pick-to-light technology is an invaluable part of an efficient distribution strategy.       

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Chrysler Recalls Over 792K Jeeps For Ignition Switch Defect

July 23, 2014 9:37 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The ignition switch defects that engulfed General Motors are now a rapidly growing problem at Chrysler.                                          

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Ford: New F-150 Can Compete With Rivals

July 23, 2014 9:35 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ford says its aluminum-sided F-150 pickup will hold its own against rivals despite its lighter weight.                                           

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Investigators: Overloaded Bins Caused Collapse

July 23, 2014 9:30 am | by Josh Funk, Associated Press | News | Comments

Overloaded storage bins on the roof of an Omaha livestock feed manufacturer's plant caused the building collapse that killed two people in January, federal investigators said Monday.                   

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Saltwater Spill Cleanup Could Take Years

July 23, 2014 9:28 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The site where an underground pipeline leaked 1 million gallons of saltwater into the North Dakota badlands earlier this month could take years to clean up, an official of Native American tribes involved in the cleanup said Monday.     

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Gun Law Forces Beretta Out Of Maryland

July 23, 2014 9:25 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Beretta U.S.A. announced Tuesday that company concerns over a strict gun-control law enacted in Maryland last year have made it necessary to move its weapons making out of the state to Tennessee.               

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California Firm Recalls Fruit

July 22, 2014 1:35 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Central California company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots over concerns of possible listeria contamination.                  

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China's Suspect Meat Scandal Spreads

July 22, 2014 1:27 pm | by Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

A suspect meat scandal in China engulfed Starbucks and Burger King on Tuesday and spread to Japan where McDonald's said the Chinese supplier accused of selling expired beef and chicken had provided 20 percent of the meat for its chicken nuggets.

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Marines Show Off New Amphibious Vehicle

July 22, 2014 1:00 pm | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

The U.S. Marines recently tested out a prototype version of the Ultra Heavy-Lift Amphibious Connector in the waters off of Oahu, Hawaii. The new vehicle is expected to be the next generation of ship-to-shore transport for the U.S. Navy, and can carry a payload of almost 200 tons.

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Futuristic Products Coming Soon From Google

July 22, 2014 12:52 pm | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

Bridget Carey, senior editor for C-net.com, shows off Google products on the horizon. The tech giant will be introducing new phones, free wifi, self-driving cars and even contact lenses.                   

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5 Places You May Have Hidden Paper On Your Shop Floor

July 22, 2014 12:44 pm | by Greg Goodwin | Articles | Comments

If you’re currently planning on implementing a Manufacturing Execution System or other applications in the Manufacturing Operations Management space, you may think you have all the shop-floor areas and situations that still use manual, paper-based processes identified, but this may not necessarily be the case.

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New Research Helps Manufacturers Leverage Big Data Analytics Effectively

July 22, 2014 12:20 pm | by IDC Manufacturing Insights | News | Comments

A new report shines a spotlight on the current application of big data and analytics (BDA) across manufacturing segments, and identifies some of the ways in which leading manufacturers are approaching BDA to maximize its potential.    

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Manufacturing Calculator Launched To Show Immediate Value In Reducing Costs, Improving Efficiencies

July 22, 2014 12:13 pm | by Aptean | Product Releases | Comments

Aptean has launched a free online cost savings calculator to help manufacturers visualize the potential impact of eliminating paper-based, performance measurement on the shop floor.

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Free Enterprise File Synchronization And Sharing For Content Management Customers

July 22, 2014 12:00 pm | by OpenText | Product Releases | Comments

OpenText has announced free enterprise file sharing and synchronization for OpenText Content Suite 10.5, a single information governance backbone for the enterprise.

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Design Will Be Central To Microsoft's Future

July 22, 2014 9:48 am | by Ryan Nakashima, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Microsoft is putting an emphasis on design excellence more than ever — to make its products more competitive with offerings from rivals Apple, Google, and Amazon and to prod its hardware making partners to dream up new, more innovative devices. 

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