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American, United Delay, Change Boeing 787 Orders

April 27, 2015 9:13 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

American Airlines Group Inc. says it will delay delivery of five Boeing 787 jets in response to slower growth in international travel demand. American announced Friday that it will take the planes in 2017 and 2018 instead of 2016 ...


Backpack Strap Used by Apollo 14 Moonwalker Sells for $41K

April 27, 2015 9:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A backpack strap used by an Apollo 14 astronaut as he moved around the surface of the moon in 1971 has sold at auction for nearly $42,000. Massachusetts-based RR Auction says the strap that Edgar Mitchell brought back as ...


Start of Dwarf Planet Mission Delayed After Small Mix-Up

April 27, 2015 9:07 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NASA said Friday observations of a dwarf planet have been delayed slightly after a communication glitch. The Dawn spacecraft circling dwarf planet Ceres was supposed to kick off its science campaign in the morning ...


Telescope Website Taken Down in Apparent Cyberattack

April 27, 2015 9:02 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

An apparent cyberattack Sunday temporarily disrupted the main website of Thirty Meter Telescope, the organization trying to construct one of the world's largest telescopes near the summit of Mauna Kea on Hawaii's Big Island ...


Boeing Could Move Engineering Jobs Overseas

April 24, 2015 5:40 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

The STEM job market is ever evolving as a result of promising job growth and movement. That change was on display this week ...

Health Band Users Don't Plan on Moving to the Apple Watch

April 24, 2015 4:54 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

Users of fitness trackers won’t be driven to jump to the newly released Apple Watch, according to one survey ...


Metallurgy of Wrought Aluminum Webinar

April 24, 2015 4:46 pm | by Industrial Metallurgists, LLC | Events

Michael Pfeifer, the president of Industrial Metallurgists, will be holding a Metallurgy of Wrought Aluminum webinar on Thursday April 30, 2015, 10 -11 am central time. The topics will include the composition differences between the ...


EVs Gaining Popularity, But Slowly

April 24, 2015 3:06 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

Sales of long-range electrical vehicles could reach 466,407 units by the end of 2015, according to a study by Frost and Sullivan about the expansion of the global EV market ...


DoD's Cyber Strategy Being Backed by Northrop Grumman

April 24, 2015 2:44 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) announced its new cyber strategy on Thursday and Northrop Grumman has already voiced its support ...


Shocking Shark Among 4 Design Fails This Week

April 24, 2015 2:26 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass | News | Comments

Euro-Pro is recalling its Shark vacuums cleaners due to a shock hazard. The company has received 62 reports of incidents in which ...


Testing the Apple Watch, Inside & Out

April 24, 2015 2:05 pm | by Megan Crouse Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

Apple Watch day is here. App developers are gearing up, with options already available and games being developed for the new platform. Apple Watch may take a moment to unbox, but its fans have wasted no time getting acquainted ...

Army Tech Supports In-Flight Communications, Expeditionary Command Posts

April 24, 2015 1:38 pm | by Amy Walker, Staff Writer for PEO C3T | News | Comments

The Army is delivering new technologies to the Global Response Force, or GRF, that will help transform the concept of a command post from a stationary, tented shelter to a mobile enabler for expeditionary mission command ...


Infographic: By the Numbers: GM Lawsuits, Costs

April 24, 2015 1:30 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass | News | Comments

This past Thursday (April 24) GM released its first-quarter earnings for 2015. Additionally, new information was filed pertaining to the company’s massive recall ...


Sending Robotic Ultrasounds Between New York & Chicago

April 24, 2015 1:28 pm | by The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine | News | Comments

A new clinical trial is testing the feasibility and efficiency of a doctor in New York City remotely performing long-distance, tele-robotic ultrasound exams over the Internet on patients in Chicago. The pioneering study is a research ...


World's First Electric Taxi for the Tropics Designed

April 24, 2015 1:20 pm | by Nanyang Technological University | News | Comments

The world's first electric taxi for tropical megacities has been launched. Named EVA, the electric taxi is built by TUM CREATE, a collaboration between Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and one of Europe's top universities ...



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