Business News Archive - May 14, 2010

ALBLASSERDAM, The Netherlands, May 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Oceanco's Vibrant Curiosity, the 85.47m Nuvolari-Lenard designed superyacht, was awarded Best Custom-Built Yacht (150ft and up) by Asia Boating Awards during a ceremonial gala at the Gold Coast Yacht and Country Club in Hong Kong on May 8, 2010. Vibrant Curiosity has definitely struck a resounding cord in the superyacht industry with her innovative design.

SHANGHAI, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd.

VANCOUVER, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (TSX.V - CVV) ("CanAlaska" or the "Company") is pleased to report on new gold mineralization of up to 24.36 g/t identified on the Poplar project, located in Northern Saskatchewan.

Embedding a "super" microprocessor from video games into cars will provide drivers with traffic management information HAMILTON, ON and MARKHAM, ON, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - McMaster and IBM (NYSE: IBM) have launched a research project to investigate how the automotive industry can connect a vehicle's multiple microprocessors, which currently work in isolation, to create a "cognitive car" that can predict vehicle failures before they happen, redirect drivers to less congested routes and help reduce traffic accidents. Engineers at McMaster will study how using a single IBM multi-core processor to integrate what are currently disconnected automotive systems could improve vehicle efficiency and driver safety, as part of a Shared University Research (SUR) Award from IBM.

ZHEJIANG, China, May 14 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- SORL Auto Parts, Inc.

HOUSTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: KMP) and Copano Energy, L.L.C.

HOUSTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TPC Group Inc. (NASDAQ:TPCG) today reported revenues of $400.7 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2010 compared to $162.6 million in last year's third quarter and $415.8 million in the immediately preceding fiscal 2010 second quarter.

Current production exceeds 10,000 bopd CALGARY, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Bankers Petroleum Ltd. ("Bankers" or the "Company") (TSX: BNK, AIM: BNK) is pleased to provide its first quarter 2010 Financial and Operational Results, together with its Management's Discussion and Analysis.

PERRYSBURG, Ohio, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Owens-Illinois, Inc.

WALTHAM, Mass., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Green builder Blu Homes, Inc. today announced it has raised more than $7 million from private investors. The funds will be used primarily to support new product development, R&D and sales and marketing.

Word of the Day
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.