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LAPD Board OKs Body Camera Policy Despite Opposition

April 29, 2015 10:03 am | by Tami Abdollah, Associated Press | News | Comments

After lengthy debate and strong opposition, the civilian oversight commission for the Los Angeles Police Department approved new policies on Tuesday that allow officers to review their body camera video before speaking to ...

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Tech, Outdoor Sports Converge at Drone Conference

April 29, 2015 10:01 am | by Martha Mendoza, AP National Writer | News | Comments

Surfers catching waves and mountain bikers pedaling through forests are used to the occasional low flying pelican or diving hawk, but these days outdoor recreationalists can find what's up in the air isn't a bird at all, it's a drone ...

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Seeking Answers to Getting Recalled Cars Fixed Quickly

April 29, 2015 9:57 am | by Marcy Gordon & Tom Krisher, AP Business Writers | News | Comments

Robo calls, social media ads, personal letters from the CEO and even a smartphone app are among ways auto companies are trying to convince more customers to get repairs done on cars recalled for serious safety defects ...

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Jet with Engine Fire Makes Emergency Landing

April 29, 2015 9:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Authorities say a plane made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport after one of its two engines caught fire. One passenger was taken to a hospital after reporting chest pains. Officials say the ...

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3D Printing Could Get More Action in the Courtroom

April 29, 2015 9:50 am | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

In this morning’s round up we will explore 3D printing topics ranging from the use of the technology in death investigations to the release of study involving 3D printing in dentistry ...

Russian Spacecraft Spinning Out of Control in Orbit

April 29, 2015 9:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Russia's Mission Control has failed to stabilize a cargo ship spinning out of control in orbit, but says it has not yet given up on saving the unmanned spacecraft. The Progress M-27M was launched Tuesday and was ...

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Volkswagen Profit Up 19% Due to Cost-Cutting

April 29, 2015 9:42 am | by David McHugh, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

German automaker Volkswagen said first-quarter profit rose 19 percent from a year ago as cost-cutting improved profit margins at its namesake brand and as European car sales showed a modest recovery. Net profit rose to ...

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Report: Reshoring Leads to Net Gain of 10K Manufacturing Jobs

April 29, 2015 9:39 am | by Andy Szal, Real-Time Digital Reporter, Manufacturing Group | News | Comments

The U.S. saw a net migration of at least 10,000 manufacturing jobs back to the country this past year, according to the Reshoring Initiative. The group's annual data report for 2014 said more than ...

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Construction Begins on Nation's First Offshore Wind Farm

April 29, 2015 9:36 am | by Andy Szal, Real-Time Digital Reporter, Manufacturing Group | News | Comments

Rhode Island officials on Monday planned to mark the start of construction on what will eventually become the nation's first offshore wind farm. Gov. Gina Raimondo, members of the state's congressional delegation ...

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Fiat Chrysler Sees Gains in Both North America, Europe

April 29, 2015 9:33 am | by Colleen Barry, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Higher sales of the Jeep Renegade small SUV and Chrysler 200 midsize sedan in North America along with modest growth in Europe pushed Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV back to profit in the first quarter, the newly formed ...

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NASA Spacecraft to Impact Mercury on Thursday

April 29, 2015 9:31 am | by Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer | News | Comments

NASA's Mercury-orbiting spacecraft, Messenger, is going out with a bang this week, adding a hefty crater to the little planet closest to the sun. The first spacecraft to circle Mercury, Messenger is expected to slip out of orbit and ...

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Consumers Support Wearables; Toshiba Sampling Development Kit

April 29, 2015 9:30 am | by Megan Crouse Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

As wearables become more common, they're integrated into the workplace and outside of tech circles. The wearables sector is one of the fastest-growing industries within technology. In this week's roundup, we find 10 facts about wearables, as well as some new developments ...

MIT Professor to Become NASA's Number 2 Ranked Official

April 28, 2015 5:20 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

This afternoon round-up is about all things NASA, including the pending appointment of the administration’s newest deputy administrator ...  

3D Printing Isn't Rocket Science. Or Is It?

April 28, 2015 5:09 pm | by Stratasys | News | Comments

Do you think 3D printers are just a new fad for hobbyists or making knickknacks? Or limited to making prototypes? Don't tell that to rocket manufacturer United Launch Alliance (ULA).  Making launch vehicles for NASA, the Air Force and ...

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Datel Data Acquisition Becomes Private Company

April 28, 2015 5:01 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

On April 1, Datel Data Acquisition announced that it would split from parent company Murata Power Solutions and establish itself as a private, employee-owned company called Datel Incorporated ...

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