Return to first-yearly profit post-financial crisis for Swiss banking giant UBS

Return to first-yearly profit post-financial crisis for Swiss banking giant UBS

By Jay Raol - Feb 09, 2011

A significant turn-around since a loss of 2.7bn francs in 2009, UBS, Switzerland’s biggest bank, has posted a net profit of 7.2bn Swiss francs ($7.5bn; £4.7bn) for 2010 –

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Fasten your Seatbelts... Supercar Bloodhound Goes into Production.

Fasten your Seatbelts... Supercar Bloodhound Goes into Production.

By Vrushti Mawani - Feb 08, 2011

Can you handle it? It’s designed to reach a record-breaking 1,000mph – making it faster than a speeding bullet! British engineers finally begin construction this week o

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Beer-powered! Canada set to sample ‘beer waste-to-energy’ technology

Beer-powered! Canada set to sample ‘beer waste-to-energy’ technology

By Carrie Ann - Feb 08, 2011

Waste from Beer turned to Energy Give me beer, I’ll give you energy ! A $500,000 modular pilot plant will be set up for ethanol production in Atlantic Canada by the end of this m

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Life’s Better with 3D! LG to unveil ‘world’s first 3D phone’ at MWC 2011.

Life’s Better with 3D! LG to unveil ‘world’s first 3D phone’ at MWC 2011.

By Richard Meryn - Feb 07, 2011

The South Korean Electronics company with the very popular tag-line “Life’s Good” is set to make life even better with the world’s first 3D phone to be unveiled by later th

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China’s Green Transportation Drive: World’s Largest Solar Roof to power High Speed Rail Station

China’s Green Transportation Drive: World’s Largest Solar Roof to power High Speed Rail Station

By Vrushti Mawani - Feb 07, 2011

Could China be turning over a new leaf after more than three decades of letting pollution levels reach record highs with the dramatic economic growth it has witnessed? China is th

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The High with a Soul: Swedish Vodka ‘Karlsson’s Gold’

The High with a Soul: Swedish Vodka ‘Karlsson’s Gold’

By Christy Gren - Feb 04, 2011

What do you think will be the fate of Karlsson’s, a start-up Swedish vodka brand, when its difference and essence is based in ‘going against the grain’, so to speak, of vodka

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Bike Riding to get even more sustainable in the Netherlands with Solar-Paneled Cycle Path

Bike Riding to get even more sustainable in the Netherlands with Solar-Paneled Cycle Path

By Vrushti Mawani - Feb 02, 2011

With cities like Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Melbourne having made cycling a way of life towards more sustainable living, the next question obviously was, ‘how could bike riding be

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POSCO: The new Metal Heads in India

POSCO: The new Metal Heads in India

By Tom Parker - Jan 31, 2011

Monday turned out to be a great day for POSCO in India.  The Environment Ministry of India has finally approved POSCO’s plans to set up a $12 billion steel mill for the foreign

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Alpha's Massey've Acquisition!

Alpha's Massey've Acquisition!

By Tom Parker - Jan 30, 2011

Kevin Crutchfield, CEO,  Alpha Natural Resources Inc.  said that  Massey Energy Co. tops its list of companies to acquire this year. He strongly feels that Alpha’s step to agr

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