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New 'Arctic-Proof' Drone to Track the Effects of Climate Change

June 25, 2015 12:25 pm | by European Commission, CORDIS | News | Comments

Drones generally get a bad press but there’s far more to them than destruction and war – for example drone technology can help save lives in disaster zones reaching places that no humans can ..

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Daimler Purchases Seattle-Based Telematics Provider

June 25, 2015 12:25 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Industry Briefs | Comments

Daimler made a preemptive step toward connectivity improvement today by purchasing a minority stake in Seattle-based telematics provider Zonar Systems.

Daimler hasn’t divulged how much the purchase was...

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Wafer-Scale Quantum Devices Closer to Reality

June 25, 2015 12:17 pm | by Carla Reiter, University of Chicago | News | Comments

An electronics technology that uses the "spin" - or magnetization - of atomic nuclei to store and process information promises huge gains in performance over today's electron-based ...

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Designing Crack-Resistant Metals

June 25, 2015 12:13 pm | by Arizona State University | News | Comments

Potential solutions to big problems continue to arise from research that is revealing how materials behave at the smallest scales. The results of a new study to understand ...

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Is the Internet of Things Bigger than People Imagined?

June 25, 2015 12:05 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Industry Briefs | Comments

The Internet of Things is only expected to grow, but one writer says people are not hyping it enough, and that it has the potential to grow far beyond smart homes and fitness trackers.

Looking at...

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New Conductive Ink for Electronic Apparel

June 25, 2015 11:57 am | by University of Tokyo | News | Comments

University of Tokyo researchers have developed a new ink that can be printed on textiles in a single step to form highly conductive and stretchable connections. This new functional ink will enable ...

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Armed Drones Conditionally Approved by Australian Senate

June 25, 2015 11:55 am | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Industry Briefs | Comments

An Australian Senate committee has given the nation’s defence permission to acquire armed UAVs, according to report tabled in parliament Thursday.

The privilege will be awarded provided that the drones are...

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Breakthrough Graphene Production Could Trigger Revolution in Artificial Skin Development

June 25, 2015 11:48 am | by University of Exeter | News | Comments

A pioneering new technique to produce high-quality, low cost graphene could pave the way for the development of the first truly flexible 'electronic skin', that could be used in robots ...

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Thin Crystal Stretched to Get Better Solar Cells

June 25, 2015 11:43 am | by Stanford School of Engineering | News | Comments

Nature loves crystals. Salt, snowflakes and quartz are three examples of crystals - materials characterized by the lattice-like arrangement of their atoms and molecules. Industry loves crystals ...

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Takata CEO: Air Bag Defect Still Under Investigation

June 25, 2015 11:10 am | by Elaine Kurtenbach, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

The CEO of Takata Corp., the Japanese air bag maker at the center of a defect scandal that has resulted in recalls of more than 33.8 million vehicles, appeared at a news conference Thursday for the first ...

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Tech Company Finds Stolen Government Log-Ins All Over Web

June 25, 2015 11:06 am | by Ken Dilanian, AP Intelligence Writer | News | Comments

A CIA-backed technology company has found logins and passwords for 47 government agencies strewn across the Web — available for hackers, spies and thieves ...

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Choosing the Best Materials for Wind Energy Generation

June 25, 2015 11:05 am | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Industry Briefs | Comments

Which is the best material when it comes to making wind turbines? A study reveals the various materials used in rotor blade manufacturing, as well as the state of related industries. Technology development ...

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Chevrolet Releases Details on 2016 Cruze

June 25, 2015 11:05 am | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

The next edition of the Chevrolet’s best-selling Cruze will be lighter, bigger, and more fuel-efficient. The company announced Tuesday that the car will be 250 pounds lighter, three inches longer and will possess...

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Teardown: LCR Meter

June 25, 2015 11:00 am | by EEVblog | Videos | Comments

Another ebay score. Dave tears down a HP4263A LCR Meter ...

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Musk & Hawking Fear Robot Apocalypse; Major Physicist Disagrees

June 25, 2015 10:57 am | by Big Think | Videos | Comments

All new technology is frightening, says physicist Lawrence Krauss. But there are many more reasons to welcome machine consciousness than to fear it ...

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