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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 ...

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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 ...   

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...     

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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 ...

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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 ...  

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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 ...  

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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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Design Yourself a Personality Map

November 24, 2014 2:24 pm | by Vladymir Rogov, CEO, ROGOV Design, Inc. | Blogs | Comments

Designers are everywhere: businesses, governments, organizations—improving the quality of interactions with the people they serve, leading to life experiences that are more meaningful and effective. Business leaders now understand more ...

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Army Tests Insect-Inspired Robots

November 24, 2014 12:33 pm | by Joyce P. Brayboy, ARL Public Affairs | News | Comments

Army researchers are finding they have much to learn from bees hovering near a picnic spread at a park. Dr. Joseph Conroy, an electronics engineer at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, known as ARL, part of the Research ...    

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NASA Selects Student Teams for High-Powered Rocket Challenge

November 24, 2014 11:51 am | by NASA | News | Comments

NASA has selected eight teams from middle and high schools across the country to participate in the 2014-2015 NASA Student Launch Challenge, April 7-12, organized by NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama ...   

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Obama Honors America's Top Engineers

November 24, 2014 11:40 am | by Kumar Garg & Neekta Hamidi, White House Office of Science & Technology Policy | News | Comments

Last week, in the East Room of the White House, President Obama awarded National Medals of Science and National Medals of Technology and Innovation to 19 of our nation's top thinkers, discoverers, and innovators - marveling both at ...  

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