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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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'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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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