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A Mid-Air Touch Screen Made Of Mist

November 7, 2014 11:10 am | by Reuters | Videos | Comments

A Polish company is producing a high-resolution, interactive screen made of nothing but water vapor. The screen allows users to control images in mid-air.                           


Name Confusion Causes Meltdown For Chocolate Maker

November 7, 2014 10:56 am | by Reuters | Videos | Comments

What's in a name? For the Belgian chocolate maker Libeert, it might just be its fate as a company.                                           


Engineering Newswire: Flying In A Windowless Plane

November 7, 2014 10:47 am | by Product Design & Development | Videos | Comments

Today's Engineering Newswire looks at rocket science, flying in a windowless plane, bringing new life to FrankenEyes … and flying a car.                                 


Profitability Through Supply Chain Excellence: Chemicals Business

November 7, 2014 10:36 am | by Laura Rokohl | Articles | Comments

Specialty chemicals companies today face numerous uncertainties and constantly navigate internal and external business variables, but sophisticated software systems are available to drive supply chain excellence and to align people and processes.


Businesses Urge Presidential Involvement In Port Dispute

November 7, 2014 9:50 am | by National Retail Federation | News | Comments

A diverse coalition including retailers, manufacturers and farmers and other supply chain stakeholders sent a letter to President Obama urging the government’s immediate involvement in contract negotiations between the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union. 


German Exports, Factory Production Up

November 7, 2014 9:44 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Germany's exports rose sharply in September and factory production was also up, but experts say it may not be enough to stave off a recession.                               


Honda Expands Air Bag Recall In Some States

November 7, 2014 9:41 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Honda is adding hundreds of thousands of vehicles to a previously announced recall for passenger air bags that can explode with too much force and send shards of metal into the passenger compartment.               


Another Potential Pepsi CEO Successor Departs

November 7, 2014 9:39 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The number of potential successors for the top spot at PepsiCo is thinning as yet another highly regarded executive announced his departure.                               


VarSet Low Voltage Capacitor Banks For Power Factor Correction

November 7, 2014 9:32 am | by Schneider Electric | Product Releases | Comments

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, has announced the introduction of VarSet Low Voltage Capacitor Banks for smart, simple, and reliable power factor correction. 


Manufacturing Growth: Missouri Got It Right

November 6, 2014 12:51 pm | by Bridget Bergin, Associate Editor, Manufacturing.Net | Articles | Comments

Amy Susan, the director of communications and marketing for the Missouri Department of Economic Development, talks about what Missouri did right to revive its economic growth in the wake of the Great Recession.           


Test Driving Audi's Priceless R18 Race Car

November 6, 2014 11:58 am | by Bloomberg News | Videos | Comments

Audi is the undisputed champion of the 24-hour Le Mans race, a grueling test of man and machine that pushes technology to its limits. Jason Harper went to Italy for the exceptionally rare opportunity to drive one of the world's most advanced and expensive cars.


Coca-Cola's CTO Talks Innovation

November 6, 2014 11:50 am | by Bloomberg News | Videos | Comments

Coca-Cola's Chief Technical Officer Guy Wollaert discusses the role of technology and innovation at the company.                                       


Verizon, AT&T Using 'Supercookies' To Track Online Activity

November 6, 2014 11:44 am | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

Verizon and AT&T are tracking cell phone users' online activity by deploying so-called "supercookies." Critics call them an attack on privacy. CNET editor-at-large Tim Stevens explains the controversial cookies.          


What's Really Inside That McRib?

November 6, 2014 11:37 am | by McDonald's | Videos | Comments

Is it real pork? Why is it that shape? Some of the biggest questions about McDonald's food revolves around the McRib, so Grant Imahara and a McDonald’s skeptic are going to Lopez foods, one of its U.S. pork suppliers, to find answers. Watch to see what goes into a McRib patty.


Applications For U.S. Jobless Aid Falls

November 6, 2014 10:10 am | by Josh Boak, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

Fewer people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, adding to signs that the job market should continue to improve.                                   


U.S. Productivity Rises In Q2

November 6, 2014 10:03 am | by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

U.S. workers' productivity increased in the July-September period at a slower pace than in the previous quarter. Labor costs accelerated but still remained at an extremely low level.                   


Cybersecurity Firm IDs New Apple-Targeting Malware

November 6, 2014 10:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Palo Alto Networks has discovered a new form of malware that may have affected hundreds of thousands of Apple mobile device users.                                   


Tesla Sets Delivery Record, But Losses Mount

November 6, 2014 9:54 am | by Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Electric car maker Tesla Motors beat Wall Street's expectations and set a record for deliveries of its Model S sedan in the third quarter, delighting investors even as its losses doubled from a year ago.             


Lenovo Profit Rises On Growth Outside China

November 6, 2014 9:49 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Lenovo Group, the world's biggest personal computer maker, said Thursday its latest quarterly profit rose 19 percent, driven by sales growth outside its home China market.                       


Perrigo To Buy Omega Pharma For $3.1B

November 6, 2014 9:46 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Perrigo is expanding its reach into Europe through a $3.1 billion acquisition of one of the continent's biggest suppliers of non-prescription medicines.                            



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