China says air pollution worsening

China's air pollution increased this year for the first time since 2005, the environmental protection ministry has said, due to sandstorms, a rise in construction and industrial projects, and more cars.

German chip maker Infineon raises full-year outlook

German semi-conductor maker Infineon raised on Friday the outlook for its current fiscal year after booking better than expected first quarter results thanks to the economic recovery.

IT to generate 5.8 million new jobs by 2013: IDC

Information technology will be an employment machine, generating 5.8 million new jobs in the coming four years, according to International Data Corporation (IDC) research released.

Obama vows to fast track high speed rail

US President Barack Obama Thursday called for a US high speed rail service to rival the express trains of France, Japan, Spain and China, highlighting a 13 billion dollar government funding boost.

Automating European production processes in just 24 hours

While the automation of production facilities can lead to cost efficiencies and safer workplaces, the expense can be prohibitive. Plant managers, when weighing up the cost of halting production and putting in place expensive ...

RIM knocks Motorola off list of top five handset makers

Canada's Research in Motion, maker of the Blackberry, knocked Motorola off the list of the world's top five mobile phone manufacturers in the first quarter of 2010, industry tracker IDC said Friday.

India says US protectionism is regressive

India's trade minister lashed out at perceived protectionist moves by the US on Saturday, calling them "regressive" and saying they could delay economic recovery.

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