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3D SpacePilot and ZW3D Turbocharge Productivity

June 13, 2012 1:03 pm | by 3Dconnexion | Videos | Comments

A video to explain to non 3D mouse users what they are missing.

The Fallacy of Raising the Bar

June 13, 2012 12:58 pm | by Mike Collins, Author, Saving American Manufacturing | Blogs | Comments

There is a new education reform coming and it is getting a lot of attention by the media.

Dell planning more than $2B in cuts over 3 years

June 13, 2012 12:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Computer maker Dell Inc. is planning to trim its expenses by more than $2 billion during the next three years as it tries into move into the more lucrative fields of technology.Dell outlined its cost-cutting plans Wednesday, the day after the company committed to paying the first quarterly...


Textron gets 4th vehicle order from Afghan army

June 13, 2012 12:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Textron Marine & Land Systems has gotten an order for 71 mobile strike force vehicles for the Afghanistan National Army, with a cost cap of just under $79.2 million, according to a news release from the Textron Inc. subsidiary.The order brings the total to be made for Afghanistan, including...

United Technologies adding jobs in North Carolina

June 13, 2012 11:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

United Technologies Co. plans to create 325 jobs in Charlotte, N.C. over the next five years and invest at least $4 million.Gov. Beverly Perdue said Wednesday that the expansion was made possible in part by grants from two state funds, including more than $16 million in maximum benefits from...

Stage Stores names C. Clayton Reasor to its board

June 13, 2012 11:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Department store chain Stage Stores Inc. said Wednesday that it named longtime ConocoPhillips executive C. Clayton Reasor to its board.Reasor's appointment, which was effective Friday, increases the board's membership to eight.Reasor, 55, will serve on the board's compensation committee and its...

Dell eyes more than $2B in cuts over 3 years

June 13, 2012 10:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Computer maker Dell Inc. is planning more than $2 billion in cost cuts over the next three years as its looks to transform its business so it can keep pace in the highly competitive technology sector.The company said during the second day of a conference in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday that the...

No deal between American Airlines, union mechanics

June 13, 2012 10:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

American Airlines and the union for its mechanics ended two days of negotiations without a deal on labor cost-cutting, making it likely that the decision will be left to the judge handling American's bankruptcy case.The airline resumed talks Wednesday with its pilots. The pilots' union reported...


Energy Source for Future Medical Implants: Sugar

June 13, 2012 10:03 am | by MIT | News | Comments

MIT engineers have developed a fuel cell that runs on the same sugar that powers human cells: glucose.


Engineers Conceive Disc Replacement for Low Back Pain

June 13, 2012 9:58 am | by Brigham Young University | News | Comments

A new biomedical device to surgically treat chronic back pain – an artificial spinal disc that duplicates the natural motion of the spine – has been licensed from Brigham Young University to a Utah-based company.  

Robotic Assistants May Adapt to Humans

June 13, 2012 9:50 am | by MIT | News | Comments

Large, automated robots are typically cordoned off in metal cages, manipulating heavy machinery and performing repetitive tasks, while humans work in less hazardous areas on jobs requiring finer detail.

Endeavour International prices stock offering

June 13, 2012 9:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Endeavour International Corp. has priced a public offering of 7.5 million shares of common stock at $7.50 per share with the goal of raising $53 million in net proceeds to finance development.The Houston oil and gas company said Wednesday that it also may use the money for general corporate...

Nigeria's 2nd-largest airline grounded for checks

June 13, 2012 9:50 am | by JON GAMBRELL - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

Regulators grounded Air Nigeria for safety checks Wednesday, while the company's top executive claimed instead that he had stopped flights from the country's second-largest airline to "reorganize" after its engineers held a sporadic strike.The halting of Air Nigeria flights — and the confusion...

Electrically-Assisted Intelligent Watercraft

June 13, 2012 9:45 am | by BionX International | Videos | Comments

With the support of a powerful electric motor, SeaScape 12 lets riders be active and travel further on the water while using less effort.

Tiny 'Speed Bump' Device Could Sort Cancer Cells

June 13, 2012 9:35 am | by Johns Hopkins University | News | Comments

In life, we sort soiled laundry from clean; ripe fruit from rotten. Two Johns Hopkins engineers say they have found an easy way to use gravity or simple forces to similarly sort microscopic particles and bits of biological matter


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