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Judge OKs Punitive Damages in Gender Bias Case

March 23, 2015 9:10 am | by Lisa Leff, Associated Press | News | Comments

A California trial judge ruled Saturday that a woman suing a Silicon Valley venture capital firm in a high-profile gender bias case may seek punitive damages that could add tens of millions of dollars to the $16 million in lost wages and ...


Obama to Announce $240M in New Pledges for STEM

March 23, 2015 9:06 am | by Darlene Superville, Associated Press | News | Comments

President Barack Obama is highlighting private-sector efforts to encourage more students from underrepresented groups to pursue education in science, technology, engineering and math. At the White House Science Fair on Monday, Obama will ...


Navy Develops Prototype for Diver Life Support

March 23, 2015 9:01 am | by Jacqui Barker, Office of Public Affairs, Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Public Affairs | News | Comments

Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City (NSWC PC) scientists have developed a prototype for a new life support system for divers the Navy announced March 19. The goal of the new system is to accelerate the deployment of Navy diver ...   


Albert Einstein, In His Own Words

March 23, 2015 8:56 am | by National Science Foundation | News | Comments

Albert Einstein is known in popular culture for his famous E = mc2 formula. Scientists know him for revolutionizing physics with his general theory of relativity. But is it possible to know the man behind the big ideas? Yes, thanks to ...

Microscan & Cross Automation to Demo End-of-Line Inspection at Automate 2015

March 20, 2015 5:01 pm | by Microscan | News | Comments

Microscan, a global technology leader in barcode, machine vision, and lighting solutions, will demonstrate an end-of-line inspection using the UR10 Robot and Vision HAWK Smart Camera to inspect a small gasoline motor at Automate 2015 ...


Low Stress, Optically Clear, One Part Silicone Meets NASA Low Outgassing Specifications

March 20, 2015 4:45 pm | by Master Bond | News | Comments

Passing ASTM E595 testing for NASA low outgassing, Master Bond MasterSil 920-LO is a high performance, room temperature vulcanizing silicone for sealing, coating and small encapsulations. This single component system has a moderate ...  


Universal Robots Launches UR3 to Work Alongside Humans

March 20, 2015 4:39 pm | by Universal Robots | News | Comments

Industries worldwide have embraced the collaborative benefits of the user-friendly UR5 and UR10 robots that feature unrivaled performance vs. affordability and can work next to people with no safety guarding. With the new UR3 robot ...  


Facebook CFO, Xerox CEO Among Top 50 Women in Technology

March 20, 2015 4:28 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Articles | Comments

The SVP of Apple and CEO of Yahoo were among the 50 women honored as the top executives and achievers in the technology industry this month. The Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology list was released on ...                            


America II Signs Distribution Agreement with IQD Frequency Products

March 20, 2015 4:26 pm | by IQD Frequency Products & America II Electronics, Inc. | News | Comments

IQD Frequency Products has strengthened its distribution network with the appointment of America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world's largest distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, as a global franchise. With four ...


Girls Just Want to Have Careers in Engineering

March 20, 2015 4:25 pm | by Megan Crouse Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

Sometimes, it's difficult to talk about women in technology and engineering. Only 8.3 percent of engineers in 2014 were women, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. They are few, but they are not a group defined by exclusion or difference ...  

aPriori Announces Latest Platform Release

March 20, 2015 4:14 pm | by aPriori | News | Comments

aPriori has announced the latest release of its platform. aPriori 2015 R1 is designed to meet manufacturers’ growing cost management needs from product design and engineering, through strategic sourcing, manufacturing and assembly ...   


Space Gun Among 3 Patents This Week

March 20, 2015 3:15 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass | Blogs | Comments

QuickLaunch is a company attempting to launch payloads into low Earth orbit using a type of “space gun.” In their recently assigned patent, the company describes “a gas gun launcher having a ...


'Disaster-Proof' Factory Doubles as a Shelter

March 20, 2015 1:53 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Articles | Comments

With the help of GE Technology, this Japanese factory is equipped to ride out severe storms. The factory, owned and operated by residential home builder Sekisui House in the north-eastern town of ...                                         


Autonomous Driving's Big Bang

March 20, 2015 1:48 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass | News | Comments

NVIDIA invented the graphics processing unit (GPU) in 1999. Earlier this week Jen-Hsun Huang, the company’s CEO and co-founder, unveiled the TITAN X, the world's fasted GPU at the 2015 GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, CA ...


Crushing Hazard Among 2 Design Fails This Week

March 20, 2015 1:41 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass | News | Comments

Coastal Carolina Elevators is recalling its residential hydraulic elevators due to a crushing hazard, as the  elevator can operate while the gate door is open. According to the recall, the company has received three reports of ...       



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