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6 Challenges Facing Modern Manufacturing Companies

November 25, 2014 9:35 am | by Danielle Iera, Marketing Coordinator, TPC Wire & Cable Corp | Articles | Comments

Manufacturing is an ever-changing industry, where manufacturers face new issues and concerns every year. Since this year is no exception, here are a few of the top concerns that manufacturers are grappling with ...     


Google Designs Balanced Spoon Using Hundreds of Algorithms

November 25, 2014 9:27 am | by Martha Mendoza, AP National Writer | News | Comments

Just in time for the holidays, Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon. Of course these spoons (don't call them spoogles) are a bit more than your basic utensil: Using hundreds of algorithms, they ... 


New Multi-core Embedded PCs from Beckhoff Target Medium Performance Range

November 25, 2014 9:10 am | by PD&D Staff | Beckhoff Automation Llc | Product Releases | Comments

Beckhoff Automation’s new CX5100 series features the latest Intel Atom CPUs. The 22-nm technology found with these Atom processors results in higher performance while maintaining the same thermal balance and ...


FAA Chief: Disaster Response Depends on Funding

November 24, 2014 6:00 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Federal Aviation Administration outlined steps Monday to improve its security and air traffic control backup systems following the sabotage of a suburban Chicago air traffic control center that disrupted travel nationwide — but said ...


Honda Admits Failing to Report Deaths, Injuries

November 24, 2014 5:02 pm | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Honda is admitting that it failed to report more than 1,700 injury and death claims about its vehicles to U.S. safety regulators, a violation of federal law. The automaker says that it found out about the omissions in 2011, yet it took about ...


Yokogawa Releases SMARTDAC+ GM Data Acquisition System

November 24, 2014 4:43 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Yokogawa Electric Corporation has announced the SMARTDAC+ GM data acquisition system. The system improves operational efficiency due to its modular design, which facilitates the mounting and removal of modules. In addition ...

State Sues GM Over Delayed Recalls

November 24, 2014 4:29 pm | by Bob Christie, Associated Press | News | Comments

Arizona's attorney general has sued General Motors for failing to recall millions of cars and trucks with safety defects the auto giant did not disclose for years. The lawsuit seeks potentially billions of dollars in fines ...   


Cardinal Announces New Development Offering for Rapid Prototyping

November 24, 2014 4:29 pm | by PD&D Staff | Cardinal Components Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Cardinal Components has introduced a new board-level product line for the Internet of Things (IOT) called Electro-Set. Cardinal’s interface Electro-Set boards provide a standard unified 6 Pin connector including I2C interconnect ...


Coding Academy Helps Close Tech Skills Gap

November 24, 2014 4:25 pm | by Leisa Richardson, The Indianapolis Star | News | Comments

Willie Pritchett is a Purdue man. He graduated in 2000 with an undergraduate degree in organizational leadership and minors in communications and computer science. He has an MBA from Indiana Institute of Technology. And if he had it to ...


Crew Blasts Off for International Space Station

November 24, 2014 4:20 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Russian capsule carrying three astronauts from Russia, the United States and Italy has blasted off for the International Space Station. The Soyuz capsule roared into the pre-dawn darkness just after 3 a.m. Monday ...     


U.S. Steel to Build New Headquarters

November 24, 2014 4:16 pm | by Joe Mandak, Associated Press | News | Comments

United States Steel Corp. announced Monday it will build its new world headquarters in Pittsburgh as part of the ongoing redevelopment of the former Civic Arena site by the NHL's Penguins. Company, team, local and state officials made the ...


Ford's New F-150 to Get 26 MPG

November 24, 2014 4:12 pm | by Dee-ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Ford said that its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup will get up to 26 mpg on the highway, making it the most fuel efficient gas-powered full-size pickup. The Ram truck is the current leader among pickups, getting up to 25 mpg on the ...  

Report: Wind Power Saves $1.2B Each Year

November 24, 2014 4:09 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A trade association says that wind power saved electricity customers in Oklahoma and surrounding states more than $1.2 billion last year. The American Wind Energy Association analyzed hourly data from the Southwest Power Pool in ...  


Baumer Unveils Optical Edge Sensor PosCon 3D

November 24, 2014 4:05 pm | by PD&D Staff | Baumer Electric | Product Releases | Comments

Baumer has announced the optical edge sensor PosCon 3D. It masters tasks which previously required complex laser measuring systems. Multiple capabilities make the sensor a solution to detect edge positions and object or gap width in ...

Mouser Promotes New Formula E 270hp Electric Vehicle Racing Tech

November 24, 2014 3:34 pm | by Mouser Electronics | News | Comments

Mouser Electronics is now promoting the technology and development of the new Formula E Electric Vehicle (EV) Racing. Mouser is a proud sponsor of the China Racing Formula E Racing Team, race cars running on batteries which ...  



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