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Subaru Goes Rear-Wheel Drive with Sporty 2015 BRZ Coupe

April 23, 2015 9:29 am | by Ann M. Job, Associated Press | News | Comments

Subaru's all-wheel drive passion aside, the automaker crafts a fun, rear-wheel drive, sport coupe. The 2015 Surbaru BRZ is surprisingly affordable, too, with a starting retail price of less than ...


143K Vacuum Cleaners Recalled Due to Shock Risk

April 23, 2015 9:29 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Massachusetts company is recalling 143,000 upright vacuum cleaners because of the risk of electric shock. The Consumer Product Safety Commission said Euro-Pro Operating LLC is recalling four models ...


New Pentagon Strategy Warns of Cyberwar Capabilities

April 23, 2015 9:26 am | by Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press | News | Comments

A new Pentagon cybersecurity strategy lays out for the first time publicly that the U.S. military plans to use cyberwarfare as an option in conflicts with enemies. The 33-page strategy says the ...


Toyota Beats VW, GM for Top Place in Global Vehicle Sales

April 23, 2015 9:24 am | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Toyota Motor Corp. is still at the top in global vehicle sales after the first quarter, selling 2.52 million vehicles around the world, outpacing rivals Volkswagen and General Motors even as weakness in Japan dragged on its growth ...


Truck, SUV Profits Push GM 1Q Profit 8 Times Above Year Ago

April 23, 2015 9:22 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

First-quarter profit at General Motors rose nearly eight times above a year ago as U.S. consumers spent big on pickups and SUVs and the company didn't have to set aside a huge stack of money to pay for recalls. The Detroit automaker said ...


Volvo Sending First 'Made in China' Cars to U.S.

April 23, 2015 9:16 am | by Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

On the verge of exporting the first "Made in China" cars to the United States, Volvo is determined to show they are as good as vehicles it produces in Europe ...


Some Apple Watches Shipping Sooner Than Expected

April 23, 2015 9:08 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple says some customers will be getting the new Apple Watch sooner than expected. Many who ordered the new smartwatch online earlier this month were told that delivery could take a month ...


Balloon Team Captures 360 Degree Video of Eclipse Despite Setbacks

April 23, 2015 9:05 am | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

The people behind bloon are getting ready to float a giant observation deck into space. First, mother company zero2infinity wanted to capture a 360 degree recording of the total solar eclipse on March 20 ...


Turkish President Believes Country Should Skip 4G Internet

April 22, 2015 5:45 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan believes Turkey should bypass the implementation of 4G internet and race to 5G technology ...

American Red Cross Could Call on Drones for Aid

April 22, 2015 5:00 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

A Red Cross-backed study suggests drones could be a valuable asset in a disaster relief situation ...

How to Secure the Internet of Things

April 22, 2015 4:55 pm | by Megan Crouse Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

The idea that with great power comes great responsibility isn't just for Spider-Man. It has to be applied to a web of a different kind in order for the Internet of Things to grow successfully and safely. This roundup covers the security concerns facing the internet today ...

Stop, Collaborate & Listen

April 22, 2015 4:47 pm | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy | Articles | Comments

Screening newborn infants for hearing loss is a relatively new practice that didn’t become common in the United States until the mid-to-late 1990s. Before its introduction, children often weren’t diagnosed with congenital hearing loss until ...


Driving Future Technology with Solar-Powered Energy Harvesting

April 22, 2015 4:18 pm | by Sol Jacobs, VP & General Manager, Tadiran Batteries | Articles | Comments

Solar-powered devices provide a glimpse into a future in which increasingly sophisticated remote wireless devices use energy harvesting in combination with industrial grade rechargeable lithium-ion batteries to power advanced ...


Finding Strength in 3D Printing

April 22, 2015 4:04 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass | Articles | Comments

Carbon fiber is an extremely strong and light-weight material, but has traditionally been relegated to aerospace and automotive markets. "Now, it’s for anybody who wants parts as strong as metal," says Greg Mark, MarkForged CEO ...


NASA Reaches 3D Printing Milestone

April 22, 2015 3:55 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

NASA has successfully created the first full-scale, copper rocket engine part by way of a 3D printer ...


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