New Mexico

Gov. Martinez To Lawmakers: Permanent Fund Not A Budget Fix

Governor Susana Martinez stands firm in telling new lawmakers not to tap on the state's permanent fund to resolve budget deficit. There have been moves towards increasing fund distribution for education.

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SkyBender: Google’s Secret Drone Project in New Mexico Using 5G Internet With a Cost of $300,000

Google has been reported to conduct secret tests over drones under codename of SkyBender at Spaceport America in New Mexico. The tech giant is using 5G wireless that involves millimeter wave technology which is considered as the future of high speed data transmission technology. Though the test results have been kept secret, but the $300,000 tests bring fortune for Virgin Galactic Spaceflights, reportedly suffering from cash crunch.

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New Mexico Attorney General takes Volkswagen to court due to scandal emission

New Mexico has become the first US state to sue the German automaker, Volkswagen, for breaching the Clean Air Act with huge levels of emissions as well as for trade malpractices. The allegation is the company sold as many as 4000-10000 faulty models whose nitrogen-oxide emissions exceeded the limits by 40%, which could cost VW almost $20 billion in fines.

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U.S. shale output still surges, to add 103,000 bpd by Jan-EIA

Oil production from the United States' biggest shale plays is poised to keep expanding at the same breakneck pace into early next year, according to new U.S. projections released on Monday that highlighted a slow response to tumbling prices.

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Tesla hiring workers for second California facility

Tesla Motors quietly secured permits to modify a former Chrysler facility in California and is hiring 32 workers for the said facility, according to a Bloomberg report published last week.

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Google agrees to acquire US drone maker Titan Aerospace to bring Internet to more people

US-based search giant Google agreed to acquire Moriarty, New Mexico-based solar-powered drone maker Titan Aerospace for an undisclosed amount for Project Loon, an initiative that aims to bring the Internet to currently offline places of the world.

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Knowledge Delivery Systems bags $6M in funding to improve US urban school districts

New York, US-based online educational provider Knowledge Delivery Systems bagged $6 million in its fourth funding round from Edison Ventures to implement programs that will help improve urban school districts in the country.

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Identity authentication firm HID Global acquires New Mexico's Lumidigm

California-based identity authentication firm HID Global acquired Albuquerque, New Mexico-based authentication solutions provider Lumidigm for an undisclosed amount to extend its product portfolio and gain new secure identity solutions.

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New Mexico student startup ByteWare launches iPad gaming app

New Mexico, US-based app design and development startup ByteWare Apps launched Superflat, its first iPad gaming app, which is a supplement to the construction-based computer game Minecraft.

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Student loan on the rise, varies by region -report

A study by The Institute for College Access and Success found that America's class of 2012 graduated with an average of USD29,400 in student loan debt. Student debt levels, however, varies according to state and geographical regions.

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Vanderbilt Capital to Pay New Mexico US$24 Million

Vanderbilt settles with New Mexico on unjust enrichment investments.

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