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Toyota Remains Top in Global Vehicle Sales, Beats VW, GM

January 21, 2015 9:17 am | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Toyota Motor stayed at the top in global vehicle sales in 2014, taking that auto industry crown for the third year straight, but was less upbeat about this year. The Japanese automaker sold 10.23 million vehicles, beating out ...   

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Microsoft to Show Off More Windows 10 Features

January 21, 2015 9:13 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Microsoft will use an event Wednesday to offer a wider glimpse of the next version of Windows. The company is planning to show off new features of its flagship operating system — and possibly an improved ...      

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Self-Assembled Nanotextures Create Antireflective Surface on Silicon Solar Cells

January 21, 2015 9:12 am | by DOE/Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Reducing the amount of sunlight that bounces off the surface of solar cells helps maximize the conversion of the sun's rays to electricity, so manufacturers use coatings to cut down on reflections. Now scientists at the ...    

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Air Force Launches Rocket Carrying a Navy Satellite Aloft

January 21, 2015 9:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Navy communications satellite is bound for orbit. The Air Force launched an unmanned Atlas V (five) rocket Tuesday night from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The rocket hoisted the third in a series of ...        

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SpaceX Secures $1B Investment

January 21, 2015 9:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SpaceX has raised $1 billion from Google and Fidelity in a deal that values the spaceship manufacturer at about $10 billion. The infusion announced Tuesday will give Google and Fidelity Investments a nearly ...      

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Inventors Reveal Their Secret Sauce Before Patent Approval

January 20, 2015 5:39 pm | by Brett Israel, Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Common wisdom and prior economic research suggest that an inventor filing a patent would want to keep the technical know-how secret as long as possible. But a new study of nearly 2 million patents in the United States shows that inventors ...

Mars One University Competition Winner Will Bring Life to Mars in 2018

January 20, 2015 4:51 pm | by Mars One | News | Comments

Mars One is proud to present the winner of the Mars One University Competition: Seed. The Seed team is an important step closer to sending their payload to Mars. The winning payload will fly to the surface of Mars on Mars One’s 2018 unmanned ...

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Drones to Capture Winter X Games

January 20, 2015 4:47 pm | by Eddie Pells, AP National Writer | News | Comments

If Lindsey Jacobellis, Nate Holland or those other snowboarders feel like something's following them at the Winter X Games, they'll be right. ESPN is adding camera-carrying drones to its coverage of the Winter X Games, using the ...  

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X-Rays Unlock Secrets of Ancient Scrolls Buried by Volcano

January 20, 2015 4:44 pm | by Frank Jordans, Associated Press | News | Comments

Scientists have succeeded in reading parts of an ancient scroll that was buried in a volcanic eruption almost 2,000 years ago, holding out the promise that the world's oldest surviving library may one day reveal all of its secrets ...  

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EPSITRON ECO Power Supply

January 20, 2015 4:01 pm | by Wago Corporation | Wago Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

WAGO expands its growing portfolio of power supplies with three new three-phase variants (787-738, 787-740,787-742.) These new additions offer a ...

World's Smartest Oven Knows What to Cook

January 20, 2015 1:59 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass | Articles | Comments

The aptly named MAID Oven knows what to cook, how to cook it, and will even learn your personal preferences and stream your favorite cooking show. The founders wanted everyone to be able to cook – a task that is harder for some than others ...

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Sick Leave, Cybersecurity May Be Addressed during State of the Union

January 20, 2015 1:58 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Articles | Comments

Sick leave, cybersecurity may be on the schedule for State of the Union New Jersey is one of only three states to offer paid sick leave – which President Barack Obama will address at the State of the Union tonight, along with net neutrality ...

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Today in Engineering History: GM Buys into Oakland Motor Car

January 20, 2015 1:49 pm | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy | Blogs | Comments

On this day in history, 1909, General Motors (GM) bought into the Oakland Motor Car Corporation, which would eventually become GM’s Pontiac division. Edward Murphy, a manufacturer of horse-drawn carriages, founded Oakland Motor ...  

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HotSpot: Orrb Pods Provide a Positive Work Culture

January 20, 2015 1:07 pm | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Orrb Technologies has developed a new pod to help workers relax, regain focus, increase performance and train for self-development. The Orrb is a seven foot by five foot physical device that you get inside of, shut the door and settle into ...

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Army Works to Responsibly Retrograde Radioactives

January 20, 2015 12:57 pm | by Summer Barkley | News | Comments

Care is exercised with all items being retrograded, but extra care and a team of experts is leveraged when equipment containing radioactive isotopes and trace amounts of radioactive material are returned to the United States for reuse or repair ...

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