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Engineering Racing Greatness: The Car

May 19, 2015 11:41 am | by TE Connectivity | Videos | Comments

What does it take to be first on race day? The Indianapolis 500 is the world’s largest single-day sporting event—and one of its greatest engineering challenges. With cars hitting speeds near ...


Court Agrees Samsung Copied Apple, But Tosses Some Damages

May 19, 2015 11:05 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

A federal appeals court has upheld a jury's finding that Samsung illegally copied some patented features in Apple's iPhone, but it sided with Samsung on one point that could ...


Today in Engineering History: Patent Issued for the Carborundum Furnace

May 19, 2015 11:03 am | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

On this day in history, inventor Edward Goodrich Acheson was issued a patent for an electrical furnace used to produce carborundum, or silicon carbide, a nearly pure form of graphite which he also invented ...


From German Wineries to Chinese Factories, U.S. Dollar Echoing

May 19, 2015 11:03 am | by Kelvin Chan, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

For Americans, there are cheaper vacations in Europe and lower-priced imports. A Chinese factory is selling fewer goods in Europe. A U.S. toymaker's exports are being squeezed ...


EU Nations Pledge Cooperation on Developing 'Euro-Drone'

May 19, 2015 10:59 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Germany, France and Italy have pledged cooperation to jointly develop a "Euro-drone" for intelligence-gathering and surveillance of the skies. The three on Monday committed to a ...


U.S. Agency to Hold Hearing on Fiat Chrysler Recall Compliance

May 19, 2015 10:58 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

The U.S. government's highway safety agency says it will hold a public hearing in July to determine if Fiat Chrysler met requirements to notify customers and fix safety problems in ...


Apple Updates MacBook Pro, Cuts Price on High-End iMac

May 19, 2015 10:54 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple is introducing an updated MacBook Pro and iMac and lowering the price for its top-end iMac. The updated 15-inch MacBook Pro laptop has ...


'Reuseum' Spurs Kids' Passion for Technology

May 19, 2015 10:51 am | by Ryan Struyk, Associated Press | News | Comments

Watching a toothbrush-bristle robot skitter across the table, John Schiff grins and laughs with a childlike fascination. Schiff says he hopes to instill that same enthusiasm in others at ...


Century-Old Bridges Becoming Increasingly Strained

May 19, 2015 10:47 am | by David B. Carusco & Justin Pritchard, Associated Press | News | Comments

The trains that link global centers of learning, finance and power on the East Coast lumber through tunnels dug just after the Civil War, and cross century-old bridges that ...


Photos of the Day: America's Premier Rail Superhighway Is Slowly Falling Apart

May 19, 2015 10:46 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The rails of the Northeast Corridor are decaying, increasingly strained, and moving more people than ever around the nation's most densely populated region ...


Alibaba's Ma Expresses 'Regret' over Counterfeits Lawsuit

May 19, 2015 10:38 am | News | Comments

Alibaba, the world's biggest e-commerce company by sales volume, has launched a series of initiatives to keep counterfeit goods off its platforms following complaints by trademark owners ...


Security Expert Said He Accessed Plane Controls Mid-Flight

May 19, 2015 10:34 am | by Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press | News | Comments

A security researcher told federal agents he was able to hack into aircraft computer systems mid-flight numerous times through the ...


Raytheon Awarded Contract for Patriot Missile System Ground Support Equipment

May 19, 2015 10:34 am | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) awarded only three contracts on Monday, highlighted by a $6.9 million foreign military sales contract modification which was given to Raytheon ...


The Apple TV Set That Never Was

May 19, 2015 9:35 am | by Megan Crouse Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

The rumors are true: Apple announced a new 15-inch MacBook Pro and a 27-inch iMac today, the latter coming in at a lower price than its predecessor. Other Apple stories today include the TV that never was: The Wall Street Journal conducted an interview about a 4K TV set Apple wanted to release over a year ago ...


China is Using Drones to Bust Environmental Law Breakers

May 18, 2015 5:35 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

Drones are being deployed by China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection in an effort to catch factories, which have been breaking environmental laws in the country’s northern Hebei Province ...



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