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Photos of the Day: Galileo Satellites Enclosed for Launch

March 31, 2015 10:04 am | by ESA | News | Comments

Thousands of engineers have worked on the seventh and eighth navigation satellites of Europe’s Galileo constellation in recent years.The team from ESA and builders OHB in the S3B building of Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana looked ...

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The True Leadership Challenge in a World that Changes Faster Every Day

March 31, 2015 9:46 am | by Joakim Ahlström | Blogs | Comments

To secure long-term survival in a complex and volatile world you need to develop an organization with the ability to collectively adapt and continuously improve as one synchronized entity. Better information technology and more efficient ...

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Why Now Is the Time to Invest in Security

March 31, 2015 9:44 am | by Alan Grau, President & Co-Founder, Icon Labs | Articles | Comments

The IoT and IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) are comprised of a wildly diverse range of system and device types – from wearables and consumer gadgets to sophisticated systems found in DoD, utility and industrial/manufacturing systems ...

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3D Printing Tech Providing 'Robohand' to 7-Year-Old Girl

March 31, 2015 9:39 am | by John Rogers, Associated Press | News | Comments

Seven-year-old Faith Lennox never thought she needed a left hand; after all, she couldn't remember losing hers when she was only 9 months old. But when it came to getting one custom made in a day by a ...

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Ferry Operator Tests Running Ship on Methanol

March 31, 2015 9:37 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Swedish ferry operator Stena Line says it has converted one of its ships to enable it to run on methanol, testing the potential of the environmentally friendly fuel for the shipping industry ...

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LED Lights for Harsh Industrial Environments

March 31, 2015 9:34 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Binder has announced its industrial LED light bar. The IP69K rated lights are suitable for diverse automation and industrial machinery. The LED lights are designed to provide energy efficient illumination while defying harsh work environments and are able to withstand high pressure washdowns and ...

IBM to Invest $3 Billion in Internet of Things Unit

March 31, 2015 9:34 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

IBM is investing $3 billion to build an "Internet of Things" division aimed at harnessing the massive trove of data collected by smartphones, tablets, connected vehicles and appliances and using it to ...

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Google, J&J Team Up to Build Robot Surgeons

March 31, 2015 9:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Google is teaming up with Johnson & Johnson to build robots that can help surgeons in the operating room. The alliance announced this week ...

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China Behind Cyberattacks on U.S. Sites

March 31, 2015 9:25 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Chinese authorities have taken over computers both inside and outside the country to launch cyberattacks against the website of an anti-online censorship group and a U.S.-based web resource that hosts some of the group's data, according ...

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Report: Auto Industry Must Overhaul Supply Chain Training

March 31, 2015 9:25 am | by Andy Szal, Real Time Digital Reporter, Manufacturing Group | News | Comments

A new report recommends that auto companies strengthen industry collaboration, worker training and career opportunities in order to resolve a worsening talent crisis in their supply chains ...

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Microsoft Makes Cheaper Version of Surface Pro 3 Tablet

March 31, 2015 9:22 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Microsoft is making a cheaper version of its Surface Pro 3 tablet computer in an effort to reach students and budget-conscious families. Graphic artists, engineers and finance professionals needing to run complex ...

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Israel Installs Solar Panels at Parliament to Save Energy

March 31, 2015 9:17 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Israel has installed solar panels on the roof of its parliament building, creating what it calls the largest solar field of any national assembly in the world. The office of the parliament speaker says energy generated from ...

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Twin Fools NASA at Brother's Launch on 1-Year Flight

March 31, 2015 9:12 am | by Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer | News | Comments

Astronaut Scott Kelly's identical twin pulled a fast one on NASA right before his brother blasted off on a one-year space station mission. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden told Kelly on Monday that he almost had a ...

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Toyota Cuts Price of Automatic Braking Safety Devices

March 31, 2015 9:08 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Those pricey high-tech systems that automatically stop or slow your car if it's about to run into something are getting a lot cheaper. Toyota says it will offer lower-cost versions of the safety features in new Lexus and ...

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GM Ignition Switch Death Toll Rises to 77

March 31, 2015 9:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Families of at least 77 people killed in crashes caused by defective General Motors ignition switches will get compensation from the company. Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by GM to compensate victims ...

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