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By Sarah Tolkoff Monday, April 5, 2010 Orange County Business Journal Broadcom Corp. could see a boost from Apple Inc.’s latest toy—the iPad tablet, according to reports. A handful of teardowns—where the device is stripped to see which companies have supplied parts—have confirmed that the Irvine-based company has chips inside. Apple said that it sold… Read more »

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Adjusting to an employer’s corporate culture may be the hardest part of starting a new job. In a recent survey by OfficeTeam, nearly one-third (32%) of workers interviewed said acclimating to a new corporate culture poses the greatest challenge when re-entering the workforce after an extended absence. By Dave Willmer on Mon, April 12, 2010… Read more »

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Published: April 14, 2010 at 8:56 AM on UPI HAMPTON, Va., April 14 (UPI) — The U.S. space agency says it has selected five companies to provide its Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., with aerospace vehicle development support. The companies are Analytical Services & Materials Inc. of Hampton, Va.; ATK Space Systems of Beltsville,… Read more »

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By ANDREW TAYLOR The Associated Press Tuesday, April 13, 2010; 6:06 PM WASHINGTON — A top Senate Democrat proposed Tuesday to give unemployed people jobless benefits through Memorial Day instead of risking another cutoff in just three weeks. Max Baucus, D-Mont., proposed the additional time as the Senate officially began debate on legislation to revive… Read more »

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By Robin Nixon, LiveScience Staff Writer posted: 09 April 2010 09:42 am ET It is too soon to know the toll the last few years of economic turmoil has taken on the American psyche. But with people remaining unemployed for unprecedented amounts of time, as the most recent job report announced, and more than a… Read more »

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April 09, 2010: 09:00 AM ET on CNNMoney.com Trans-Pacific Aerospace Company, Inc. (OTCBB: TPAC) announced today that it intends to continue talks with Aviation Industries of China (AVIC) on a number of long-term growth initiatives. Trans-Pacific Aerospace Company plans to use its proprietary aerospace bearing technologies to manufacture and sell component parts for both new… Read more »

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BY MICHELLE SPITZER • FLORIDA TODAY • April 7, 2010 It’s a history-making day for women. With the planned docking early this morning of space shuttle Discovery to the International Space Station, four women will become residents of the orbiting outpost. That’s the largest number of women in orbit ever. “Women have come a long… Read more »

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Looking for a job can turn mundane and discouraging very quickly…especially in today’s economy.  We’ve learned how important it is to include other activities into your day to day routine, one of them being exercise.  Here is an article originally posted in Active.com about setting small goals and staying motivated.  The ideas presented here will… Read more »

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Bigelow Aerospace, a commercial spacecraft company, recently announced that it was looking to fill dozens of positions, including astronauts and mission control specialists. So, how tough are the job requirements for being an astronaut? Very tough. “Qualified applicants need to have completed a training program from their government or recognized space agency and have at… Read more »

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Tuesday, April 6, 2010 – San Diego Business Journal San Diego County’s golf industry had a total economic impact of $3.7 billion in 2008, making it a key driver of the region’s economy, according to a study released April 6 by the National University System Institute for Policy Research. The study said that area golf… Read more »