ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Listed at Best Buy for $400

We’ve been hearing a lot about the Eee Pad Transformer’s availability lately but most of their news has been for folks in Europe. That doesn’t mean they’re sleeping on their United States plans, though. A coming soon page has now been published at major retailer Best Buy’s webiste and it even comes with a price tag that might excite you folks – a mere $400.I say “mere” because this thing is loaded as far as specs go – a 10.1 inch 1280×800 display, two USB 2.o ports, front and rear Read more [...]

Council gives planning permission to Cumbernauld House development

Cumbernauld House: Planning permission granted. Pic: © STV Planning officials at North Lanarkshire Council have given the green light to the proposed development of Cumbernauld House. At a meeting at the council's Motherwell headquarters, CHB Development were granted permission to turn the 18th century A-listed former hunting lodge into a ten unit residential development. The developers want to convert the building into two four-bedroom houses, two three-bedroom houses, two houses with two bedrooms Read more [...]

Get Out: Music, Murder Mystery and More

Some of you may already realize how cool Patch is. This hyper-local news website is the best online spot to find out what is happening in your town, and in towns near you. If you click on the “Change Towns” option at the top of your screen, you’ll have access to other Patch websites. In addition to great news, each website has its own events calendar. This week, as every week, we’re highlighting interesting ways for you to spend your days. Starting tonight, you can head to the theater for Read more [...]

Buyer sought for fridge manufacturer Blighline

A buyer is being sought for British industrial fridge manufacturer, Blighline, after news emerged that it fell into administration last week. The company, which is based in Canterbury, saw Deloitte appointed as it administrators, after it amassed debts thought to be in the region of £6 million. The fridge company's management said they had been left with absolutely no alternative, having been badly affected by "deteriorating Read more [...]

2/3 of companies listed in FY 2011 trading below issue prices

MUMBAI: Two-third of the companies that made their debut on stock exchanges this fiscal are trading well below their issue prices, resulting in significant negative returns for the investors. As many as 61 companies, including SKS Microfinance and Coal India, hit the primary market in the 2010-11 fiscal. Out of them, more than 40 entities are now trading way below their issue prices, according to an analysis based on data available Read more [...]

Five Things March 31: Puffin to Hold Book Signing With Author David Wheeler

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Taylor Wimpey completes North American sale

Housebuilder Taylor Wimpey (TW.) announced the sale of its North American business on Thursday for $955 million (£595 million) in a significant step towards its aim of focusing its business in the UK. The FTSE 250-listed company said it has agreed to sell the entire issued sale capital of Taylor Woodrow Holdings in the US and Canada to TMM Holdings, a partnership controlled by a raft of investment funds. Taylor Wimpey said it will also receive Read more [...]

Layman pleads guilty to one count wire fraud, signs plea agreement – WRDW

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 AUGUSTA, Ga. -- A Martinez man pleaded guilty to one count of Wire Fraud in federal court this morning. 51-year-old Fred William Layman III signed a plea agreement with prosecutors, agreeing to plead guilty to the first of five counts against him. In the same agreement, prosecutors say they will drop the remaining four counts in exchange for Layman's cooperation during the Read more [...]