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Playing with Nuclear Fire

December 15, 2014 9:40 am | by Karl Stephan, Consulting Engineer, Texas State University, San Marcos | Blogs | Comments

The safety of nuclear weapons is the theme of Eric Schlosser's 2013 book Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety. After reading the book, my own reaction is mirrored in a quote ...   


How to Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

December 15, 2014 9:36 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Criminals stole personal information from tens of millions of Americans in data breaches this past year. Of those affected, one in three may become victims of identity theft, according to research firm Javelin. Whether shopping, banking or going ...


App Brings Busy Traffic to Narrow Streets, Angers Residents

December 15, 2014 9:30 am | by John Rogers, Associated Press | News | Comments

When the people whose houses hug the narrow warren of streets paralleling the busiest urban freeway in America began to see bumper-to-bumper traffic crawling by their homes a year or so ago, they were baffled. When word spread that ...  


Norway Probes Spy Equipment Found in Oslo

December 15, 2014 9:24 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Norwegian police said Sunday they have warned politicians about possible eavesdropping of cellphone calls after several listening devices were reportedly found in central Oslo, including near government buildings and Parliament ...  


California Gets Funding for Earthquake Warning System

December 15, 2014 9:18 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

California has received funding to help begin an earthquake warning system across the state next year. Scientists have tried to make the public alert system available but funding has been a problem. But $5 million was allocated for the ...


Giant European Particle Collider Ready for 2nd Run

December 15, 2014 9:08 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The scientific organization that operates the world's biggest particle accelerator says it's gearing up for a second three-year run. The Large Hadron Collider buried beneath the Swiss-French border near Geneva was instrumental in the discovery ...


Photos of the Day: U.S. Launches Classified Defense Satellite

December 15, 2014 8:59 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying a National Reconnaissance Office payload launches from Space Launch Complex-3 at Vandenberg Air Force Base Friday ...              


Defense Satellite Launches From California Coast

December 15, 2014 8:51 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A U.S. defense satellite launched from California's central coast after weather delays caused by a major storm that drenched the state. An unmanned Atlas V rocket carrying a classified payload for the National ...     


Luxion & 3D Systems Partner to Enhance Visual Quality in Product Development

December 12, 2014 3:25 pm | by Luxion | News | Comments

Luxion, a leading developer of advanced rendering and lighting technology and maker of KeyShot, has announced a partnership with 3D Systems that establishes KeyShot as the standard rendering solution included with many 3D Systems ...  


RFEL Awarded Follow On R&D Contract By European Space Agency

December 12, 2014 2:50 pm | by RFEL | News | Comments

RFEL is pleased to announce details of a second, follow on research and development contract awarded by European Space Agency, and in collaboration with other European partners. The initial contract covered the research phase into a flexible ...


KISTERS Announces Release of 3DViewStation V2014.2

December 12, 2014 2:38 pm | by KISTERS | News | Comments

KISTERS has announced the release 2014.2 of the 3DViewStation. The KISTERS 3DViewStation is known for the modern user-interface, high performance 3D-viewing and Digital MockUp (DMU), current and mature CAD-importers for ...    


Solair & Alleantia Join Forces to Provide Plug & Play IoT to Industrial World

December 12, 2014 1:48 pm | by Solair | News | Comments

With its software technology Alleantia transforms any electronic device into a smarter Internet-ready device in just a few seconds without having to carry out any work on the device itself; the Cloud-Gate platform provides a single ...  


Hexagon Metrology Opens Solution Center in Silicon Valley

December 12, 2014 1:39 pm | by Hexagon Metrology | News | Comments

Hexagon Metrology has announced the opening of its Fremont Solution Center in Fremont, CA. Strategically positioned in the San Francisco Bay area, the new location includes offices, a training center and showroom space. Project managers ...


Creabis Announces 3D Configurator to Integrate in Websites

December 12, 2014 1:34 pm | by Creabis | News | Comments

Creabis has developed a flexible 3D configurator that can be integrated into websites, helping companies offer their customers customized products. The 3D configurator allows you to configure the size and design of a component using ...  


HARTING Unveils iPad Configurator App

December 12, 2014 1:19 pm | by HARTING | News | Comments

HARTING's new iPad configurator app helps users design the custom, modular connector from standard parts that best suits their application. By employing this free, interactive, drag-and-drop app to choose the ...      



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