Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission is seeking supplemental public comments on proposed changes to the agency’s Used Car Rule and the Used Car Buyers Guide that the Rule requires dealers to display. The Commission is not adopting any final amendments to the Rule at this time.
Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) Launches Online Community at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit
Washington, DC - Today, the U.S. Department of State, in partnership with private and non-governmental organizations, launched the Global Innovation through Science and Technology’s Network (GIST Net) at the fifth Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Morocco.
Washington, DC - The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 29th annual informal price survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $49.41, a 37-cent increase from last year’s average of $49.04.
Washington, DC - The defendants in a federal court action brought by the FTC have agreed to stop operating an advance fee recovery scheme for the duration of the on-going litigation. The FTC seeks to permanently stop the operation, which in the past year took close to $1.3 million from consumers, many of them elderly people who had lost money to timeshare resale and precious metal investment frauds.
3-D printing innovation capable of making stronger, lighter metal works for auto, aerospace industries
Crawfordsville, Indiana - A Purdue innovation that produces stronger, lighter metal parts that work for the automotive and aerospace industries through a new, 3-D printing technology is being commercialized through Frontier Additive Manufacturing LLC, a Crawfordsville, Indiana-based company.
West Lafayette, Indiana - Faculty and staff in Purdue University’s College of Engineering have come up with a holiday gift guide that can help engage children in engineering concepts.