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DoD Floats Electric Boat a $46M Submarine Maintenance Deal

May 28, 2015 11:07 am | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) awarded several work contracts Wednesday, including a $46.4 million deal with Electric Boat to execute planning efforts required to conduct maintenance, upgrades and modernization efforts on the USS Montpelier submarine ...


Volvo App Coming to Apple Watch

May 28, 2015 10:55 am | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Volvo has teamed up with Apple to allow drivers to unlock their car and control services such as heat and cooling from their wrist ...


Software Glitch Can Cause iPhones to Crash

May 28, 2015 10:13 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

A newly-discovered glitch in Apple's software can cause iPhones to mysteriously shut down when they receive a certain text message. Apple says it's aware of the problem and is working on ...


GM to Offer Android, Apple Systems in Many 2016 Models

May 28, 2015 10:09 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

By the end of the year, nearly every major automaker will begin offering Apple's CarPlay or Google's Android Auto, two systems that effectively turn a car's dashboard screen into a smartphone. General Motors made the biggest ...


Engineering Newswire 141: New Robot Walks Like a Cartoon

May 28, 2015 10:09 am | by David Mantey, Melissa Fassbender | Videos | Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we’re designing an all-terrain knee for all walks of life, getting a new point of view on SpaceX’s pad abort test, and mimicking Mickey Mouse’s movements ...


Jawbone Files Lawsuit Against Rival Fitbit

May 28, 2015 10:04 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

In a clash of rival makers of fitness trackers, Jawbone is suing Fitbit and a group of employees who quit Jawbone to work for Fitbit, saying they stole ...


GM Adding Shift, Upgrading Camaro Plant

May 28, 2015 10:02 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors Co. says it's returning a second shift and 500 workers to a Michigan plant to build the new Chevrolet Camaro. The Detroit-based automaker announced Thursday that the shift will ...


UAW Rival at VW Represented By 'Union Avoidance' Expert

May 28, 2015 9:58 am | by Erik Schelzig, Associated Press | News | Comments

The rival group to the United Auto Workers union at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee brands itself as local, independent and free of outside influence or political agenda. But the American Council of Employees won't divulge ...


Photos of the Day: Carrier Air Wing 5 Completes Qualifications

May 28, 2015 9:56 am | by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Paolo Bayas | News | Comments

Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 and the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) completed its carrier qualifications (CQ), May 23. CQ allows CVW 5 pilots and George Washington's flight deck crew to ...


AI Helps Hire Engineers

May 28, 2015 9:45 am | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

An artificial intelligence could be deciding whether or not engineers get hired for jobs. That's just one of the capacities in which AI might be used. Another article explore the "deep learning" behind tools that remember and learn ...


Lamborghini Signs Deal to Build New SUV

May 28, 2015 9:41 am | by Colleen Barry, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Super sports carmaker Lamborghini confirmed Wednesday it will enter the luxury SUV market and signed a deal to produce the new vehicle in Italy after receiving more than 80 million euros ($87 million) in government incentives ...


GoPro Introduces Tech for Use in Virtual Reality

May 28, 2015 9:36 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Shares of GoPro's are rising before the opening bell after the company's CEO said the company is getting into the drone and virtual reality business. The company already dominates ...


Avago to Buy Chipmaker Broadcom for $37B

May 28, 2015 9:29 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Avago Technologies is buying rival chipmaker Broadcom in a cash and stock deal worth about $37 billion. The deal, announced Thursday, comes at a time when technology ...


Top 5 from RAPID 2015

May 28, 2015 9:23 am | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy | Blogs | Comments

Last week, Long Beach, California was home to the latest in 3D printing and scanning technology. RAPID celebrated its 25th anniversary with a smorgasbord of innovative technology from both established companies and ...


Boeing Phantom Works Eyes Laser-Toting UAVS

May 27, 2015 4:58 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Boeing’s Phantom Works president Darryl Davis expects a lot out of the team’s stratospheric Phantom Eye UAV ...



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