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Sprint Cuts 452 Jobs at Its Kansas Headquarters

October 20, 2014 9:03 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Sprint Corp. has cut 452 jobs from its Overland Park headquarters as part of a previously announced cost-cutting effort, the nation's third-biggest cellphone carrier disclosed in a filing with the Kansas Department of Commerce. The report, which was ...

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IBM to Pay $1.5B to Shed Its Costly Chip Division

October 20, 2014 8:58 am | by Michelle Chapman, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

IBM will pay $1.5 billion to Globalfoundries in order to shed its costly chip division. IBM Director of Research John E. Kelly III said in an interview Monday that handing over control of the semiconductor operations will allow it ...  

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Leine & Linde Brings On-Line Vibration Measurement to Wind Turbine Generators

October 17, 2014 4:22 pm | by PD&D Staff | Leine&Linde Ab | Product Releases | Comments

Planning maintenance activities on wind turbine generators, rather than dealing with emergencies, can result in significant reductions in operating expenses. To assist in that process, Leine and Linde offers rotary encoders equipped with ...

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Teledyne LeCroy Introduces 1 GHz WaveSurfer 10 Oscilloscope

October 17, 2014 3:57 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Teledyne LeCroy has introduced the WaveSurfer 10 oscilloscope, with 1 GHz and 10 GS/s. The WaveSurfer 10 combines the MAUI advanced user interface with waveform processing, in addition to advanced math, measurement, and debug ...

Rolling Bearing Grease Provides Protection against Friction

October 17, 2014 2:30 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Kluber Lubrication has introduced Klubertherm HB 88-182 for the long-term lubrication of rolling bearings. This lubricating grease offers high-temperature properties and can be used for both low loads combined with high speeds and high ...

Designing the Antibiotics of the Future

October 17, 2014 1:42 pm | by University of Bristol | News | Comments

Researchers at the University of Bristol focused on the role of enzymes in the bacteria, which split the structure of the antibiotic and stop it working, making the bacteria resistant.The new findings, published in Chemical Communications ...

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New EMI & RFI Filters from Astrodyne

October 17, 2014 1:07 pm | by PD&D Staff | Astrodyne | Product Releases | Comments

Astrodyne has expanded its Mil/Aero product offerings line to include custom and off-the-shelf military filters. By acquiring LCR, Radius Power, and Filter Concepts earlier this year, Astrodyne is now able to offer its customers AC and DC ...

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Cree Announces New Generation of High Power LEDs

October 17, 2014 12:39 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Cree has announced the XLamp MH-B LED, a new generation of high power LEDs. Using Cree’s ceramic package technology, the XLamp MH-B LED is able to operate at higher temperatures than MP LEDs with no reduction in rated ...

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RazerCam Smart Camera with FPGA

October 17, 2014 12:12 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

FSI Technologies has announced the latest "smarter camera" offering from EVT (EyeVision Technology), the RazerCam. The compact RazerCam is based on the XILINX ZYNQ SoC, and is equipped with two ARM cores and a user ...

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When Cadavers Beat Computers

October 17, 2014 11:41 am | by Michigan State University | News | Comments

Despite the growing popularity of using computer simulation to help teach college anatomy, students learn much better through the traditional use of human cadavers, according to new research that has implications for health care ...  

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Impact of Offshore Wind Farms on Marine Species

October 17, 2014 11:35 am | by University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science | News | Comments

Offshore wind power is a valuable source of renewable energy that can help reduce carbon emissions. Technological advances are allowing higher capacity turbines to be installed in deeper water, but there is still much unknown about ...  

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Winning in Laser Performance by Losing

October 17, 2014 11:23 am | by Tony Fitzpatrick, Washington University in Saint Louis | News | Comments

Energy loss in optical systems, such as lasers, is a chief hindrance to their performance and efficiency, and it occurs on an ongoing, frustrating basis. To help laser systems overcome loss, operators often pump the system with an ...  

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What Is the Internet of Things & What Does It Mean for Design?

October 17, 2014 11:08 am | by Diego Tamburini, Line/Shape/Space | Blogs | Comments

Is the tech buzz around 3D printing giving way to a new-media darling? Sure looks like it. What is the Internet of Things (IoT) fervor all about? While the idea of connecting products such as mobile devices, TVs, and even refrigerators to the ...

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Infographic: Customer Demands Put Manufacturers on a Roller Coaster

October 17, 2014 10:51 am | by Infor | News | Comments

The manufacturing sector has not been spared from the changing face of customer expectations when it comes to pricing, delivery, and quality. However, in confronting these challenges, manufacturers have learned a number of best ...  

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Throwing Star, Brass Knuckle Beer Glass Holder, Among Finalists

October 17, 2014 10:43 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Earlier this summer, PD&D started a 3D-printing competition when we asked “What Would You Print?” Now, we have our finalists and we took the opportunity to flesh out their designs on our Uprint from Stratasys. Stay tuned as we announce ...

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