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Ford Recalls Nearly 423K Vehicles for Power Steering Problem

May 27, 2015 9:49 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ford is recalling nearly 423,000 cars and SUVs in North America because the power-assisted steering can fail while they're being driven. The recall covers certain Ford Flex and Taurus vehicles, as well as ...


Makers Leverage Innovative Laser Technology

May 27, 2015 9:46 am | by Robert Boyes, Senior Product Line Manager, Laser Machine Tools, Coherent | Articles | Comments

The rise of maker culture is closely connected with the development of 3D printing because it empowers individuals to easily create physical objects from digital files, without the need for ...


Prank Text Crashes Phones

May 27, 2015 9:45 am | by Megan Crouse Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

One single text message could cause iPhones to continually crash. A string of Arabic and other Unicode characters crashes Springboard when the phone tries to render it. This "prank" text can be fixed by sending the phone another message ...


Photos of the Day: ​Sikorsky S-97 RAIDER Helicopter Takes First Flight

May 27, 2015 9:35 am | by Sikorsky | News | Comments

During the first test flight, which lasted approximately one hour, RAIDER Pilot Bill Fell and Co-Pilot Kevin Bredenbeck took the aircraft through a series of maneuvers designed to test the aircraft’s ...


MaterialsLab Improves How We Conduct Research On Earth & in Space

May 27, 2015 9:23 am | by Bill Hubscher, NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center | News | Comments

When companies try to "build a better mousetrap," the process can involve lots of internal studies and tests on the kinds of materials to use and effective designs ...


More 2D Printing Companies Open 3D Service

May 27, 2015 9:20 am | by Megan Crouse Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

A 3D printing startup called MatterFab has raised $5.75 million with help from GE Ventures, an appropriate backer since MatterFab CEO Matt Burris became interested in 3D printing after GE started to print some of the machine parts that he used ...


Cheap Motorbikes Bring Opportunity & Chaos to Haiti

May 27, 2015 9:16 am | by David McFadden, Associated Press | News | Comments

Joseph-Marc Carel knows the danger of ferrying passengers on his small motorbike, sometimes two at a time, as tides of the buzzing vehicles cut through the chaotic Haitian capital. He has a prosthetic leg to prove it ...


Hyundai Is first to Offer Android Auto System

May 27, 2015 9:11 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hyundai is the first carmaker to offer Google's Android Auto system. Starting Tuesday, Android smartphone users with a 2015 Sonata can ask dealers to download the system for ...


GM Plans $1.2B in Upgrades for Pick-Up Truck Plant

May 27, 2015 9:08 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors announced Tuesday it would spend $1.2 billion on new facilities and technology at an Indiana factory where it builds Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks ...


Peeking into Healthy Brains to See if Alzheimer's Is Brewing

May 27, 2015 9:06 am | by Lauran Neergaard, AP Medical Writer | News | Comments

Sticky plaque gets the most attention, but now healthy seniors at risk of Alzheimer's are letting scientists peek into their brains to see if another culprit is lurking ...


Fire at Giant Apple Plant Potentially Sparked by Rooftop Solar Panels

May 27, 2015 9:02 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A fire at a huge plant owned by tech giant Apple Inc. in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa caused a section of the roof to collapse, but no one was hurt. Deputy Chief Forrest Smith of Mesa Fire and Medical says ...


Amtrak to Install Long-Sought Cameras in Locomotives

May 27, 2015 8:52 am | by Joan Lowy, Associated Press | News | Comments

Amtrak said Tuesday it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of train engineers, a move that follows a deadly derailment earlier this month in which ...


Company Eyes Drones for Human Transportation

May 26, 2015 5:30 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

Drones that transport people? One company thinks it makes sense. Joby Aviation views human transportation by way of UAV as a life-altering measure ...


3D Printing Company Management Service Begins Beta Testing

May 26, 2015 4:10 pm | by Megan Crouse Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

A Japanese company is offering a closed beta test of their cloud-based business management service for 3D printing companies, which advises companies on everything from creating a website to manufacturing process management ...  


How Should IoT Move Forward?

May 26, 2015 3:15 pm | by Megan Crouse Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

In today's Internet of Things roundup, one writer proposes that a lack of standardization is holding IoT back, while others examine Google's rumored IoT project with an eye for IT ...



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