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  • Obama's Adler Planetarium projector

     
    by Frank James We've been hearing for days now from Sen. John McCain about the earmark Sen. Barack Obama asked for to replace the failing projector at Chicago's venerable Adler Planetarium. In case you've wondered what all the fuss was......
  • U.S. EV Battery Production Planned

     
    One of the big problems that's rarely discussed in the tizzy around hybrid electric and plug-in electric vehicles becoming massively adopted is the availability of the batteries that power them. Today, there are no U.S. plants that can build large......
  • Tailgate 'Skins' Show Team Loyalty, Uglify Your Car

     
    Just in time for football season, the San Diego-based company Skinit is offering Tailgate Packs that let you turn your car, truck or RV into a full-fledged advertisement for your favorite NFL or college team by adorning your vehicle with......
  • Way Basics recycled -- and recyclable -- paper furniture

     
    Need a quickie coffee table, jigsaw puzzle spot or kids’ table for a holiday meal? How about one that isn't particleboard and doesn't require a tool box to assemble? The Way Basics tables and cube-like chair sets are ideal for instant gathering, craft...
  • Earnings roundup: Lockheed, Bristol-Myers, 3M, Estee Lauder and more

     
    Several major companies reported mixed but generally strong quarterly earnings this morning. Some, like Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., reported soaring profits, and others posted losses that were smaller than expected. Lockheed Martin Corp., the world’s...
  • Rally on: Dow hits highest level since October 2008

     
    Better late than never, if you're a bull: The Dow Jones industrial average, playing catch-up, is finally following the rest of the market to a new 17-month high. The 30-stock Dow was up 78.75 points, or 0.7%, to 10,764.73 at......
  • State officials approve Valley 'enterprise zone' to boost business growth

     
    State officials have approved Los Angeles’ request to expand the city’s “enterprise zone" in the San Fernando Valley, making thousands of businesses eligible for state and local tax breaks as well as reduced utility bills, city officials said...
  • NASCAR Sprint Cup Coke Zero 400 starting lineup

     
    Thanks to rain at Daytona International Speedway, the field for Saturday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Coke Zero 500 was set by the rule book. It puts Kevin Harvick and Jimmie Johnson on the front row, followed by Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin....
  • 3M gets 'a steal' in Cogent buyout, and some investors wonder why

     
    Cogent Inc. investors and analysts sent a message to the Pasadena company’s founder on Monday: You’re selling the business too cheap. Cogent, which makes biometric security systems that identify fingerprints, faces and eyeballs, said it had accepted...
  • Big shareholder of Cogent opposes buyout terms

     
    The third-largest shareholder of Cogent Inc. says it will “vigorously oppose” the Pasadena tech company’s agreement to sell itself to conglomerate 3M Co., saying the bid price significantly undervalues the business. Atlanta-based money manager...
  • Shares of Cogent slip after 3M says buyout offer is 'fair'

     
    Investors and traders in shares of Pasadena-based technology firm Cogent Inc. are losing faith that the company will fetch a sharply higher takeover price, even though some of the firm’s biggest holders object to its merger terms with conglomerate 3M......