SmartGrid GB includes British Telecom, General Electric, IBM and Scottish Power, Siemens and Toshiba.
Sundback, the Swedish-American electrical engineer, is the founder of the modern-day zipper.
Seventy eight year old Malawi President Mutharika died after a heart attack.
Mitt Romney is poised to become the Republican nominee to take on Obama in the coming US presidential election.
An Australian newspaper accused News Corp of sabotaging the Pay- TV rivals by selling pirated smartcards, causing loss of millions of dollars to the rival channels.
British taxpayers may take billion-pound hit if plans go ahead to sell off up to a third of stake in RBS to sovereign wealth investors in Abu Dhabi.
Rick Santorum defeated Mitt Romney in the Lousiana presidential primary.
Pope Benedict is on a six-day trip to Mexico and Cuba.
Bales, a four-tour combat veteran, will also face other charges, including attempted murder.
Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has comfortable win over Rick Santorum in Illinois.
Though there are signs of recovery, the debt crisis in the developed markets and rising oil prices add to the risk factors looming large over the global economy.
The US soldier who gunned down 16 Afghan villagers including women and children on Sunday was identified as Staff Sergeant Robert Bales.
David Cameron and Barack Obama agree deal to release strategic oil supplies from government-controlled reserves in UK and US.
American sergeant who shot dead 16 Afghan villagers while they slept flown back to US base.
Rick Santorum takes crucial Alabama and Mississippi nominations, setting off alarm bells for Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich.
Credit agency lifts Greece out of default territory with B-rating on optimism that debt swap and reforms will ease economy problems.
Eurozone finance ministers approve second bailout for Greece but demand Spain acts urgently to deal with tight deficit target.
A rogue US soldier opened fire on villagers and killed sixteen Afghan civilians including nine children on Sunday.
Japan is observing the first anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami on Sunday with prayers and anti- nuclear rallies.
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn had to be whisked away in a police car to escape the wrath of women's rights activists after a speech engagement at the Cambridge University.