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$100k Grant Goes To Scientific Mentorship Program

July 27, 2015 10:03 am | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has donated a $100,000 grant to the Society for Science & the Public, finding teachers and professional mentors for low-income students interested in scientific research ...


Small Plane Crashes in Tokyo Neighborhood; 3 Dead, 3 Survive

July 27, 2015 10:02 am | by Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

A small plane crashed into a quiet neighborhood in Tokyo on Sunday, killing the pilot, a passenger and a woman on the ground, while three people were pulled alive from the wreckage ...


Small Plane Crashes in California Yard, Killing Pilot

July 27, 2015 9:59 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A small plane crashed and caught fire Sunday in the backyard of a Southern California home, killing the pilot. The single-engine Beechcraft BE35 went down at ...


Chinese Woman Dies After Trapped in Escalator, But Saves Son

July 27, 2015 9:55 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Chinese woman died after being trapped in a shopping mall escalator, but not before pushing her 2-year-old son to safety. Sunday's horrific accident in the ...


Cloud Computing Closely Tied to IoT Development

July 27, 2015 9:55 am | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

A survey, conducted by Evans Data Corporation, shows the relationship between IoT developers, the cloud, and the current app development environment: most IoT developers spend more than 50 percent of their time on analytics...


San Francisco's Chinatown Clings to Roots Amid Tech Boom

July 27, 2015 9:50 am | News | Comments

For a century and a half, San Francisco's Chinatown, the nation's oldest, has sheltered waves of immigrants seeking a new life. It's the birthplace of Chinese America, and to some extent ...


Robot's Cross-U.S. Hitchhike Hasn't Left First State

July 27, 2015 9:42 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A robot's hitchhiking journey across the U.S. is off to a slow start. The robot named hitchBOT caught its first ride in Marblehead, Massachusetts, last week, bound for San Francisco, but ...


Japanese Automaker Mitsubishi Motors to End U.S. Production

July 27, 2015 9:42 am | by Alan Scher Zagier, Associated Press | News | Comments

Mitsubishi Motors confirmed Friday that it plans to stop production at its only U.S. factory and sell the plant in central Illinois that has more than 1,200 workers ...


Deep-Sea Mining Looms on Horizon as UN Body Issues Contracts

July 27, 2015 9:39 am | by David McFadden, Associated Press | News | Comments

The deep oceans span more than half the globe and their frigid depths have long been known to contain vast, untapped deposits of prized minerals. These treasures of the abyss ...


The Growing Use of RTLS in Manufacturing

July 27, 2015 9:38 am | by Akshay Reddy, Electronics Consultant, IndustryARC | Articles | Comments

The backbone of manufacturing industry is machines, materials and manpower. These three factors are very important and companies are increasingly looking to track them on a real time basis ...


Re-Trial Date to Be Set Next Week for Ex-BP Engineer

July 27, 2015 9:37 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A former BP engineer who won a new trial in a criminal case arising from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill is expected to learn the date of that trial next week. Federal prosecutors accused ...


Gov't: Fiat Chrysler Must Offer to Buy Back 500,000 Pickups

July 27, 2015 9:34 am | by Tom Krisher & Jonathan Fahey, Associated Press | News | Comments

Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back from customers more than 500,000 Ram pickup trucks and other vehicles in the biggest such action in U.S. history as part of a costly deal with ...


Industrial Engineer Dies After Fall in Laboratory Freezer

July 27, 2015 9:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

An employee of a Salt Lake City medical laboratory has died after falling about 15 feet inside a two-story freezer, officials said Friday. The man, whose name has not yet been released, fell Thursday while ...


Closing the Loop in IoT

July 27, 2015 9:31 am | by Scott Nelson, CTO, Logic PD | Blogs | Comments

At Logic PD we talk about “closing the loop” in almost every IoT discussion. I first heard the phrase “close the loop” when I was at Honeywell. Being a controls and automation company ...


German uto parts Manufacturer to Build Plant in Auburn

July 27, 2015 9:28 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A German auto parts maker is building its first U.S. manufacturing plant in Alabama and production is expected to begin next year, Alabama Department of Commerce officials said Friday ...



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