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Flashback To 1988: Flying Car Test Flight

March 25, 2015 12:21 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Videos | Comments

In this flashback, inventor Paul Moller invited CBS News to witness a test flight of his flying car, the M200X. 

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New Alternatives To Computer Passwords

March 25, 2015 11:52 am | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

Forget about forgetting passwords — Yahoo has introduced a system for sending single-use passwords on demand to mobile phone users, while Microsoft is proposing "biometric authentication,” in which your computer must recognize your face, iris or fingerprint to grant you access

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Top 5 Trends Impacting Asset Performance Management: No. 3

March 25, 2015 11:39 am | by Greg Goodwin | Articles | Comments

This week, Greg Goodwin of LNS research is counting down the top 5 asset performance trends in the manufacturing sector. 

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How Centralizing Your Company’s Business Intelligence Can Improve Your Bottom Line

March 25, 2015 11:32 am | by Heine Krog Iversen | Articles | Comments

To improve your company’s overall efficiency, rather than looking at the next big program that hits the market, the answer to better gains might very well be to simply re-organize your existing BI system.

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HJ Heinz Buying Kraft And Building A $28 Billion Food Giant

March 25, 2015 10:32 am | by Michelle Chapman, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

H.J. Heinz Co. is buying Kraft Foods, creating one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world with annual revenue of about $28 billion.

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GM Recalls Chevy Malibus To Fix Sunroof Control Issue

March 25, 2015 10:26 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors is recalling nearly 92,000 Chevrolet Malibu midsize sedans to fix a problem with the power sunroof controls.

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Lexmark Agrees To Buy Software Maker Kofax For $1 Billion

March 25, 2015 10:21 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Printer maker Lexmark International will buy software developer Kofax Ltd. for about $1 billion.

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Mercedes Recalls 30,000 Cars To Fix Rear Tail Lamp Problem

March 25, 2015 10:11 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Mercedes-Benz is recalling just over 30,000 CLS-Class cars in the U.S. because the LED tail lamps may not light properly on the sides.

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Study: Electric Cars Could Alleviate Urban Heat

March 25, 2015 10:08 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A newly released study finds electric cars could help alleviate heat concentrated in large urban areas.

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Report: GM, Ford Could Seek Lower Wage Tier From UAW

March 25, 2015 9:58 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

General Motors and Ford might seek a new, lower wage tier from the United Auto Workers union after a report showed they have the highest labor costs among U.S. automakers.

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Safety Experts: Chrysler's Gas Tank Fix Still Risky

March 24, 2015 1:34 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

After Chrysler initially refused to recall vehicles over a gas tank issue, there are now safety concerns about the solution and the speed at which it is moving on the fix.

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Boeing Receives Patent For 'Force Field'

March 24, 2015 1:24 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

According to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Boeing Co. has invented a system of "shockwave attenuation via electromagnetic arc."

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Invisible Solar Cells That Could Power Skyscrapers

March 24, 2015 12:41 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Silicon Valley startup Ubiquitous Energy is making the world’s first transparent solar cells, a technology that could greatly expand the reach of solar power. 

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The Cars That Could Save Aston Martin

March 24, 2015 12:38 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Aston Martin unveiled two future cars at the Geneva Auto Show. CEO Andy Palmer hopes they are the key to expanding the brand without losing its heritage.

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Top 5 Trends Impacting Asset Performance Management: No. 4

March 24, 2015 12:29 pm | by Greg Goodwin | Articles | Comments

This week, Greg Goodwin of LNS research is counting down the top 5 asset performance trends in the manufacturing sector. 

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Five Truths In Building An Effective Digital Marketing And E-commerce Strategy

March 24, 2015 12:17 pm | by Corey Torrence | Articles | Comments

Consumers today have more information and options available to them than ever before. To stay competitive in this fast-paced digital world, manufacturers must take a hard look at their digital marketing and e-commerce strategies.

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Wilson To Purchase Louisville Slugger

March 24, 2015 11:41 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

One of the most iconic brands in baseball is changing hands for the first time in its more than 130-year history.

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FDA Warns Cosmetics Companies Against Promises That 'Go Too Far'

March 24, 2015 11:36 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says an increasing number of cosmetics companies are improperly promoting their products as drugs.

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China Manufacturing Lowest In Nearly A Year

March 24, 2015 11:32 am | by Kelvin Chan, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

China's manufacturing fell to the lowest level in nearly a year as new orders shrank, according to a report Tuesday that underscored the weakening outlook for the world's second biggest economy.

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U.S. Drillers Scrambling To Thwart OPEC Threat

March 24, 2015 11:30 am | by Jonathan Fahey, AP Energy Writer | News | Comments

OPEC and lower global oil prices delivered a one-two punch to the drillers in North Dakota and Texas who brought the U.S. one of the biggest booms in the history of the global oil industry. Now they are fighting back.

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