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Samsung Vows Changes after Mobile Profit Plunges

October 30, 2014 9:25 am | by Youkyung Lee, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics Co. admitted erring in its smartphone strategy and vowed Thursday to overhaul its handset lineup after profit from those devices tumbled last quarter to the lowest in more than three years. The South Korean company, which ...


Saving Computing Capacity with a New Algorithm

October 30, 2014 9:14 am | by University of Luxembourg | News | Comments

The control of modern infrastructure such as intelligent power grids needs lots of computing capacity. Scientists of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) at the University of Luxembourg have ...   


Microrockets Fueled by Water Neutralize Chemical & Biological Warfare Agents

October 30, 2014 9:08 am | by American Chemical Society | News | Comments

With fears growing over chemical and biological weapons falling into the wrong hands, scientists are developing microrockets to fight back against these dangerous agents, should the need arise. In the journal ACS Nano, they describe ...  


Running Robots of Future May Learn from Birds

October 30, 2014 9:03 am | by Oregon State University | News | Comments

With an eye toward making better running robots, researchers have made surprising new findings about some of nature's most energy efficient bipeds – running birds. Although birds are designed primarily for flight, scientists have learned ...


3D Print Plays Large Role in Guardians of the Galaxy

October 30, 2014 8:56 am | by Stratasys | News | Comments

Stratasys has announced that its Objet Connex technology has played a starring role in one of this year’s biggest movie blockbusters, through its continued use by leading movie costumes and props specialists, FBFX Ltd.FBFX Ltd was ...  


Redesigning Today's IC Design Methodology

October 29, 2014 5:22 pm | by Sonics | Videos | Comments

Is IC design methodology at the breaking point? Evidence is mounting that traditional "waterfall" methods used to develop complex ICs are running out of steam. Consider that today ...          


Still Air: Apple iPad Air 2 Largely Holds the Line on Features and Costs, Study Reveals

October 29, 2014 5:10 pm | by IHS | News | Comments

With a design and feature set only incrementally different from the original iPad Air, the new iPad Air 2 carries a nearly identical hardware cost as its predecessor, according to the Teardown Analysis Service at IHS. The 16-gigabyte (GB) ...


Ebola & Engineering: Containing an Epidemic

October 29, 2014 4:54 pm | by Michigan Engineering | Videos | Comments

Ebola isn't just a public health issue, it's an engineering problem, says Wallace Hopp, a professor of engineering and business at the University of Michigan. "The same principles we use to design safe aircraft and nuclear reactors can be used to ...


NASA Seeks Proposals to Develop Capabilities for Deep Space Exploration, Journey to Mars

October 29, 2014 4:31 pm | by NASA | News | Comments

NASA is soliciting proposals for concept studies or technology development projects that will be necessary to enable human pioneers to go to deep space destinations such as an asteroid and Mars. Through a Broad Area Announcement ...  


3D Printed Gadget Accessories Challenge

October 29, 2014 4:14 pm | by CGTrader | Events

Think about a box. Do you picture it? Now think out of the box. It’s a dead-simple instruction how to become a cool inventor. We need your shining talent to upgrade the things we cannot get enough of – phones, laptops, cameras, TVs, tablets ...


Two 3D Design Competitions

October 29, 2014 3:49 pm | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy | Articles | Comments

The holidays are rapidly approaching, and CGTrader has teamed up with the 3D printing experts from i.materialise to present a holiday-themed challenge. Design a gift that you would love to give to a friend or relative that could be printed in ...


KEMET CEO Per-Olof Loof to Join Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences

October 29, 2014 12:20 pm | by KEMET | News | Comments

KEMET CEO Per-Olof Loof has been elected to the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA). Founded in 1919, it is the world’s oldest such academy and promotes the exchange of knowledge throughout ...      


Global Market for Gas Flow Meters, Sensors, & Monitors to Reach $6.4B by 2019

October 29, 2014 12:08 pm | by BCC Research | News | Comments

BCC Research reveals in its new report, Gas Sensors and Gas Metering: Applications and Markets, the global market for gas flow meters, sensors, monitors, and secondary flow instrumentation is estimated to exceed $6.4 billion by 2019 ...  


Mouser Launches New Security Applications Site

October 29, 2014 12:00 pm | by Mouser Electronics | News | Comments

Mouser Electronics has unveiled their new Security Applications Site on offering design resources for engineers looking to develop cutting-edge security systems. As the world continues down the fast path of internet connectivity ...


Red Lion’s Crimson Software Supports over 300 Protocols

October 29, 2014 11:49 am | by Red Lion Controls | News | Comments

Red Lion Controls has announced that the company’s flagship Crimson 3.0 software now offers communication support for more than 300 industrial protocols. Protocol conversion is a key element needed to make the concept of the ... 



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