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Samsung Accuses LG Execs Of Vandalizing Its Products

September 15, 2014 | by The Associated Press | Comments

Samsung Electronics Co. has accused senior executives from rival LG Electronics Inc. of vandalizing its washing machines at stores in Germany earlier this month and has asked for an official investigation.             

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GM Expert Says 19 Deaths Eligible For Compensation

September 15, 2014 1:27 pm | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer

The death toll tied to faulty ignition switches in General Motors small cars has risen to 19, according to a compensation expert hired by the company. The number is likely to go higher.                   

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Heineken Rejects Takeover Bid

September 15, 2014 10:09 am | by The Associated Press

Family-controlled brewer Heineken says it has rejected a takeover bid by rival SABMiller.                                              

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Tesla Q&A: Tesla's Nevada 'Gigafactory'

September 15, 2014 9:55 am | by Scott Sonner, Associated Press

Now that Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed into law a package of incentives for Tesla Motors, the electric-car maker is moving ahead with plans to build a lithium battery factory to make cheaper batteries so it can afford to mass market a new line of more affordable vehicles.

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Will Apple Pay Kill The Card Swipe?

September 15, 2014 9:50 am | by Mae Anderson, AP Technology Writer

Apple wants the plastic credit card to become as rare as the paper check.                                                   

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Study: Technology An Underused Tool In Emerging Market Supply Chains

September 15, 2014 9:45 am | by Accenture

Despite the vital role that technology plays in helping companies manage the complexity and volatility in global operations, only 48 percent of the more than 1,000 global companies surveyed use technology extensively in their emerging market supply chains.  

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Report: Manufacturers Collecting More Data, Unsure How To Use It

September 15, 2014 9:28 am | by The Economist Intelligence Unit

A new report published by The Economist Intelligence Unit shows that while most manufacturing firms have greatly increased the volume of data they collect from the shop floor over the past two years, many are struggling to get the most out of it.

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GreenTech Automotive Claims MS Factory Construction Complete

September 12, 2014 11:43 am | by Jeff Amy, Associated Press

GreenTech Automotive has announced it has completed a factory in Mississippi's Tunica County for the manufacture of small electric vehicles.                               

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Nevada Governor Enacts Tesla Tax Break Package

September 12, 2014 11:23 am | by Scott Sonner, Associated Press

Calling it one of the most important pieces of legislation in Nevada history, Gov. Brian Sandoval signed into law an unprecedented package of incentives to seal a deal to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery factory to the Silver State.   

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HP Fined For Bribery Of Russian Officials

September 12, 2014 11:20 am | by The Associated Press

Hewlett-Packard Co. pleaded guilty Thursday to felony charges that former employees bribed Russian government officials for a contract, and the company has been fined $58.7 million.                   

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Ford Recalls Hybrid SUVs For Stalling Problem

September 12, 2014 9:47 am | by The Associated Press

Ford is recalling about 74,000 older-model gas-electric hybrid SUVs in the U.S. and Canada to fix a stalling problem.                                      

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U.S. Retail Sales Rise In August On Auto Sales

September 12, 2014 9:44 am | by Josh Boak, AP Economics Writer

Auto buying drove U.S. retail sales higher in August, a possible sign that job growth in recent months has led to accelerated consumer spending.                               

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OSHA Proposes Fine For Wisconsin Plant Accident

September 12, 2014 9:41 am | by The Associated Press

Federal officials are proposing a $70,000 fine for a Wisconsin manufacturing plant after a machine crushed a worker's hand and partially amputated his thumb.                           

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Silicon Valley Struggles To Speak FDA's Language

September 12, 2014 9:34 am | by Matthew Perrone, AP Health Writer

From Apple's new smartwatch that tracks heartbeats to contact lenses that measure blood sugar — Silicon Valley is pouring billions into gadgets and apps designed to transform healthcare. But the tech giants that have famously disrupted so many industries are now facing their own unexpected disruption: regulation.

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Alcoa Signs $1B+ Supply Contract With Boeing

September 11, 2014 1:34 pm | by Business Wire

Leading aerospace manufacturer Alcoa has signed a long-term contract to supply aluminum sheet and plate products to Boeing.                                 

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Toyota Recalls Pickups For Air Bag Problem

September 11, 2014 1:25 pm | by The Associated Press

Toyota is recalling about 140,000 Tundra full-size pickup trucks because a plastic trim piece can interfere with the side air bags.                                  

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Eastman Chemical Buying Taminco

September 11, 2014 1:18 pm | by The Associated Press

Eastman Chemical said in a statement that the acquisition will strengthen Eastman Chemical's presence in markets such as food, feed and agriculture.                             

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FANUC Corporation And Rockwell Automation Announce Global Collaboration

September 11, 2014 9:59 am | by Rockwell Automation

FANUC Corporation and Rockwell Automation, Inc., the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information solutions, has announced an advanced global collaboration to provide customers a more seamless and integrated manufacturing solution.

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Few Critics As Nevada Moves Forward On Tesla Tax Breaks

September 11, 2014 9:53 am | by Scott Sonner, Associated Press

Critics say Nevada lawmakers are gambling with taxpayers' money, but they clearly were in the minority as legislators moved forward with an unprecedented package of up to $1.3 billion in incentives they hope to approve in the days ahead to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery factory to the state.

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Applications For U.S. Unemployment Rise, Though Trend Remains Low

September 11, 2014 9:44 am | by Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer

More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, though the trend in benefit applications in the past month remained low.                                   

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Lawyer Claims GM Went To Great Lengths To Keep Dealers Informed

September 11, 2014 9:40 am | by The Canadian Press

General Motors Canada went to extraordinary lengths to keep its dealers informed about its restructuring plans in the aftermath of the financial crisis, a lawyer for the automaker told a Toronto courtroom Wednesday.          

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