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EU to Require Cars to Have Automatic Emergency Call Systems

April 28, 2015 9:51 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

All new vehicles in the European Union will have to be fitted as of 2018 with a system that automatically calls the emergency services in case of an accident. EU lawmakers on Tuesday decided to ...

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Honda's Profit Drops on Air Bag Recall Woes

April 28, 2015 9:48 am | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Honda's profit for the fiscal fourth quarter dropped 43 percent as the costs of air bag recalls offset the positives of a weak yen and strong vehicle sales in Asia. Honda Motor Co. reported Tuesday a ...

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Forget the Watch: Apple's iPhones Are Still the Main Event

April 28, 2015 9:45 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

The iPhone is still the engine behind Apple's phenomenal success, even if attention lately has been focused on its new smartwatch. While skeptics question whether the company's future is tied too much to one product ...

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Applied Materials' Tokyo Electron $9.4B Deal Ends in DOJ Roadblock

April 28, 2015 9:42 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Applied Materials has called off its $9.4 billion acquisition of Tokyo Electron Ltd. after hitting a regulatory roadblock. The companies said that they were told by the Department of Justice that there remained ...

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Apple's Mac Is Selling Strong, iPad Not So Much

April 28, 2015 9:38 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Apple's iPhone was again the company's star in the first three months of the year. The tech giant sold 61 million iPhones, or 40 percent more than in the same period a year ago. That represented about two-thirds of its $58 billion ...

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Russian Official: Wages to Space Center Workers to Be Repaid

April 28, 2015 9:24 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A senior Russian official has visited a space center under construction and has promised to pay back wages to workers by the weekend. Russian investigators have opened a corruption probe into ...

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Demand for Data Centers Predicted to Rise

April 28, 2015 9:20 am | by Megan Crouse Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

Data centers are changing as the Internet of Things becomes more widespread. In this morning's news roundup, market research firm IDC reveals that in four years service provider facilities will need more than 750 percent more data center capacity than at present ...

Problems Delay Docking of Russian Cargo Ship at ISS

April 28, 2015 9:19 am | by Lynn Berry, Associated Press | News | Comments

Russia's space agency postponed the docking of a cargo ship with the International Space Station on Tuesday because of problems with the unmanned spacecraft. The Progress M-27M was launched Tuesday from the ...

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Qspeed 150 V Diodes

April 28, 2015 9:09 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Power Integrations has announced a new family of Qspeed 150 V diodes. The fastest silicon diodes in the world, Qspeed LQA150 series devices also feature suitable softness for low EMI. Based on the company’s Qspeed merged-PIN technology, the diodes have the lowest junction ...

5 Inducted into Missouri S&T Academy of Electrical & Computer Engineers

April 27, 2015 5:35 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

Five men were recently inducted into the Missouri S&T Academy of Electrical and Computer Engineers, an advisory group to the university’s electrical and computer engineering department.

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NVision Aids Surgical Manufactures by Producing Complex CAD Files

April 27, 2015 4:49 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

NVision Incorporated recently created 3D CAD model files for two large medical development companies, helping one to develop files for molds used for breast augmentation surgery and another for molds of a cutting tool used in facial surgeries ...

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Internet of Things Industry Thrives in Q1

April 27, 2015 4:35 pm | by Megan Crouse Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

The Internet of Things is a thriving industry, but some say it holds possibility in one hand and danger in the other. IoT was a leading deal-value driver in the mergers and acquisition market in the first quarter of 2015 ...

3D Printed Home Faces Construction Delays

April 27, 2015 3:29 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

Last week, architect Adam Kushner presented updates on his plans for a 2,400 square foot 3D-printed house, pool house, and car port to be built in Gardiner, N.Y. ...

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These Machines Could Build Houses Almost Instantly

April 27, 2015 1:25 pm | by Megan Crouse Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

Architecture and engineering go hand-in-hand, especially when it comes to building novel, prefabricated homes. A company called Ten Fold Engineering has built a lever system that can theoretically unfold walls and floors to shape instant living spaces ...

More Aspirations for Drones Fly In

April 27, 2015 1:20 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

From studying the complexities of a hurricane to planting trees with fascinating efficiency, drone users and developers are doing their best to push the limits of what UAVs can do ...

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