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Startup Works On Low-Cost Ultra Narrowband IoT Network

May 28, 2015 11:55 am | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

Architect Rem Koolhaas and startup chairman Anne Lauvergeon are both big names in the Internet of Things today, for opposite reasons ...

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Breakthrough Heralds Super-Efficient Light-Based Computers

May 28, 2015 11:53 am | by Stanford School of Engineering | News | Comments

Stanford electrical engineer Jelena Vuckovic wants to make computers faster and more efficient by reinventing how they send data back and forth between chips, where the work is done. In computers today, data is ...

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Autonomous Robots Divvy Up Assembly Tasks on the Fly

May 28, 2015 11:49 am | by Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office | News | Comments

Today’s industrial robots are remarkably efficient — as long as they’re in a controlled environment where everything is exactly where they expect it to be. But put them in an unfamiliar setting, where they have to think for ...

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Spinning a New Version of Silk

May 28, 2015 11:42 am | by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office | News | Comments

After years of research decoding the complex structure and production of spider silk, researchers have now succeeded in producing samples of this exceptionally strong and resilient material in the laboratory. The new ...

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Boeing Avionics Facility to Enhance ROKAF Readiness, Affordability

May 28, 2015 11:31 am | by Boeing | News | Comments

Boeing has formally opened a new avionics maintenance and repair center in the Yeongcheon Industry District of Daegu-Gyeongbuk Free Economic Zone. The 10,000 square-foot facility will test and repair aircraft electrical ...

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DoD Floats Electric Boat a $46M Submarine Maintenance Deal

May 28, 2015 11:07 am | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) awarded several work contracts Wednesday, including a $46.4 million deal with Electric Boat to execute planning efforts required to conduct maintenance, upgrades and modernization efforts on the USS Montpelier submarine ...

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Volvo App Coming to Apple Watch

May 28, 2015 10:55 am | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Volvo has teamed up with Apple to allow drivers to unlock their car and control services such as heat and cooling from their wrist ...

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Software Glitch Can Cause iPhones to Crash

May 28, 2015 10:13 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

A newly-discovered glitch in Apple's software can cause iPhones to mysteriously shut down when they receive a certain text message. Apple says it's aware of the problem and is working on ...

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GM to Offer Android, Apple Systems in Many 2016 Models

May 28, 2015 10:09 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

By the end of the year, nearly every major automaker will begin offering Apple's CarPlay or Google's Android Auto, two systems that effectively turn a car's dashboard screen into a smartphone. General Motors made the biggest ...

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Engineering Newswire 141: New Robot Walks Like a Cartoon

May 28, 2015 10:09 am | by David Mantey, Melissa Fassbender | Videos | Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we’re designing an all-terrain knee for all walks of life, getting a new point of view on SpaceX’s pad abort test, and mimicking Mickey Mouse’s movements ...

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Jawbone Files Lawsuit Against Rival Fitbit

May 28, 2015 10:04 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

In a clash of rival makers of fitness trackers, Jawbone is suing Fitbit and a group of employees who quit Jawbone to work for Fitbit, saying they stole ...

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GM Adding Shift, Upgrading Camaro Plant

May 28, 2015 10:02 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors Co. says it's returning a second shift and 500 workers to a Michigan plant to build the new Chevrolet Camaro. The Detroit-based automaker announced Thursday that the shift will ...

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UAW Rival at VW Represented By 'Union Avoidance' Expert

May 28, 2015 9:58 am | by Erik Schelzig, Associated Press | News | Comments

The rival group to the United Auto Workers union at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee brands itself as local, independent and free of outside influence or political agenda. But the American Council of Employees won't divulge ...

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Photos of the Day: Carrier Air Wing 5 Completes Qualifications

May 28, 2015 9:56 am | by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Paolo Bayas | News | Comments

Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 and the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) completed its carrier qualifications (CQ), May 23. CQ allows CVW 5 pilots and George Washington's flight deck crew to ...

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AI Helps Hire Engineers

May 28, 2015 9:45 am | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

An artificial intelligence could be deciding whether or not engineers get hired for jobs. That's just one of the capacities in which AI might be used. Another article explore the "deep learning" behind tools that remember and learn ...

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