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New Tool Makes Online Personal Data More Transparent

August 18, 2014 12:54 pm | by Columbia University | News | Comments

The web can be an opaque black box: it leverages our personal information without our knowledge or control. When, for instance, a user sees an ad about depression online, she may not realize that she is seeing it because she recently sent an ...


CFB Backstops for C-Face Motors

August 18, 2014 12:45 pm | by PD&D Staff | Formsprag Clutch | Product Releases | Comments

Formsprag Clutch has announced the addition of the CFB family of backstops to their line of overrunning and backstopping solutions. The new CFB backstops are designed for use with C-face motors from 56C up to 365TC frames. The backstop input will ...


HART 7 in a 6 mm Device

August 18, 2014 12:31 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

PR Electronics has announced the HART 7 in the 6 mm wide 3000 series. Never seen before in a 6 mm device, the HART 7 technology featured in the 3113 and 3337 gives future temperature applications more design and system ...


Bi-Stable Latcher

August 18, 2014 12:13 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

HSI Sensing has announced the HSA-12115 reed switch, its most powerful bi-stable latcher to date. Engineered specifically for the demands of float sensing, liquid level sensing, and liquid measurement applications in the oil and ...


Scaling Up a New Process for Manufacturing Graphene

August 18, 2014 11:58 am | by Morgan Advanced Solutions | News | Comments

Morgan Advanced Materials has announced a new joint development agreement with The University of Manchester, aimed at scaling up a new process for manufacturing graphene – a one-atom thick carbon allotrope first isolated at ...   


Can Our Computers Continue to Get Smaller & More Powerful?

August 18, 2014 11:47 am | by National Science Foundation | News | Comments

From their origins in the 1940s as sequestered, room-sized machines designed for military and scientific use, computers have made a rapid march into the mainstream, radically transforming industry, commerce, entertainment and ...   


Photos of the Day: 3D-Printed Blades for Jet Engine Turbines

August 18, 2014 11:28 am | by GE Reports | News | Comments

The gun is 10 times more powerful than laser beams currently used for printing metal parts. This boost in power allows Avio, which is part of GE Aviation, to build blades from layers of powder that are more than four times thicker than ...


Aero Communications Acquires Fulton Technologies

August 18, 2014 11:14 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Aero Communications, Inc. today announced it has acquired Fulton Technologies, Inc., a Midwest provider of wireless network construction and municipal safety services. The acquisition augments and expands its capabilities in the telecommunications infrastructure services ...


Chinese Man Accused of Hacking for Defense Data

August 18, 2014 11:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

 A federal grand jury in Los Angeles has charged a Chinese businessman with a computer hacking scheme to steal information on military projects, including fighter jets, to sell to Chinese companies. City News ...        


Expert System Announces Two New Products at SEMTECH 2014

August 18, 2014 11:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Expert System US, Inc., a leader in semantic technology, today announced the launch of two new product solutions, Cogito Taxonomy Studio and Cogito Connected for Microsoft SharePoint, to their award-winning Semantic Solution ...   


Serco Awarded $31 Million Single-Award IDIQ to Support U.S. Military

August 18, 2014 10:57 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Serco, a provider of professional, technology, and management services, announced the company has been awarded a new single-award indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide installation support for ...   


Warranty on Tesla Model S Increased to 8 years

August 18, 2014 10:46 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Electric car maker Tesla Motors says it has extended the drive-unit warranty for its Model S sedan to make it good for eight years and unlimited miles.The drive-unit warranty, now matching that for the battery pack, will apply retroactively to ...


Bluetooth Module

August 18, 2014 10:40 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Laird has announced the BT830 series of UART HCI modules, bringing support for Classic Bluetooth and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) in a tiny footprint. A fully featured, low-cost developer's kit is available for prototyping ...


Consumers Better Off with Electric Range Less than 100 Miles

August 18, 2014 10:26 am | by informs | News | Comments

Until battery cost is cut down to $100 per kilowatt hour, the majority of U.S. consumers for battery electric vehicles (BEV) will be better off by choosing an electric vehicle with a range below 100 miles, according to a new study in the ...


Pushing the Boundaries of Efficiency

August 18, 2014 10:21 am | by Duke University | Videos | Comments

Pratt’s Eco-Marathon team participated in the Shell Eco-Marathon in Texas this past April and performed better than they ever have. They placed second in the prototype-battery electric car competition, beating out nearly ...    



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