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Brazil overtakes UK as world's sixth largest economy
Brazil has overtaken Britain to become the world's sixth-largest economy, economists have said. ANI

Sony and Samsung Shift to New LCD Panel Business Alliance
Sony Corp. (Sony) and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd (Samsung) today announced that the two companies have signed agreements to transition the current business relationship with respect to LCD panels ACN Newswire

Toyota Launches 'Aqua' in Japan
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces the launch in Japan today of the "Aqua" gasoline-electric compact hybrid.The Aqua combines a comfortable and roomy interior with a stylish body, and displays exciting acceleration and agility ACN Newswire

World's Highest Level Conversion Efficiency over 11.4%; Tanaka Precious Metals Exclusively Supply Ruthenium Dye for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
Tanaka Holdings Co., Ltd. (a company of Tanaka Precious Metals) today announced that Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K., which operates the Tanaka Precious Metals' manufacturing business, will begin exclusively providing the CYC-B11 ruthenium complex dye with a conversion efficiency over 11.4% -one of the world's highest level for dye-sensitized solar cells(*1) ACN Newswire

Eisai Resubmits AMPA Receptor Antagonist Perampanel (E2007) NDA to U.S. FDA
Eisai Co. Ltd announced today that it resubmitted the New Drug Application (NDA) for the investigational AMPA receptor antagonist perampanel for partial-onset seizures associated with epilepsy to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on December 22, 2011 (U.S. eastern standard time) ACN Newswire

MHI Delivers Large-capacity Energy Storage System Using Lithium-ion Rechargeable Batteries for Advanced Microgrid Study and Verification Testing at Shimizu
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) has delivered a large-capacity energy storage system employing lithium-ion rechargeable batteries to the Shimizu Institute of Technology in Tokyo ACN Newswire

Expert Employment Law Attorneys' Year End Review on California Wage and Hour Cases
While reflecting on hour and wage "battles" of 2011, Berger Kahn principal David Ezra and associate Erin Mindoro have determined that there may be a changing trend in California employment law disputes in favor of employers. MarketWire

Ez Texting Reports on the Best of 2011 in the Mobile Phone Industry
In an effort to recap developments in the mobile phone industry to enthusiasts, Ez Texting recently analyzed the hottest events from last year in its first annual year in review at MarketWire

tastytrade Financial Network Expands to Six Hours of Live, Daily Programming
tastytrade, the fastest growing online financial network, has added two new shows to expand its daily, live programming to six hours. The tastytrade Network, launched in May, 2011, combines financial news, options, futures, equities strategies for traders of every level MarketWire

Give Your Body a Boost With Blueberries
(Family Features) You may have heard the saying that if you take good care of your body, it will take good care of you. Well, taking care of your body is a lot easier when you can enjoy delicious and healthy fresh fruits, such as blueberries. MarketWire

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