BEI Kimco Magnetics' (Vista, CA) new Moving Magnet Voice Coil Actuator Series allows for precise positioning to meet high accuracy requirements. When combined with smart drive electronics, this actuator can be controlled for speed and desired output force.
Just as I was hedging my health bet and considering a new approach to social lubrication, researchers announced a nanocapsule that wraps alcohol-digesting enzymes in a nanoscale polymer to quickly reduce blood alcohol content. If the experiment worked with drunken mice, I see no reason to oppose premature jubilation.
Over the past year, I have spent significant time working to establish a PCDWorks entity in the old world. I shamefully report that, having failed to develop a rational business case for “offshoring” PCDWorks to Europe, we have simply plunged ahead, betting on the gods of persistence and madness to make this launch a success. Sometimes, you just have to take a leap and bet on your gut.
Everybody loves the style and lavish performance of high-end luxury vehicles like the Mercedes Black Series. Similarly, who doesn’t' like a really fast boat? As a company that has made itself synonymous with performance boats, it seems only fitting that Cigarette Racing share design concepts with the likes of Mercedes.
Researchers of five European universities have developed a cloud-computing platform for robots. The platform allows robots connected to the Internet to directly access the powerful computational, storage, and communications infrastructure of modern data centers - the giant server farms behind the likes of Google, Facebook, and Amazon - for robotics tasks and robot learning.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. and a local utility firm in California were aware of a design flaw in Mitsubishi-made steam generators for a California nuclear reactor before a radiation leak in January 2012, according to a document recently released by the U.S. nuclear regulator.
North Korean state media said Monday that Pyongyang had carried through with a threat to cancel the 60-year-old armistice that ended the Korean War, as it and South Korea staged dueling war games amid threatening rhetoric that has risen to the highest level since North Korea rained artillery shells on a South Korean island in 2010.
Indian Motorcycle revealed a custom-built streamliner named the “Spirit of Munro.” The one-of-a-kind vehicle was unveiled in a special surprise announcement on Saturday, March 9 at Daytona Bike Week following the reveal of Indian Motorcycle’s new Thunder Stroke 111 engine — the incredible new power plant for the upcoming 2014 Indian Motorcycle.
Indian Motorcycle has announced the details of the all new Thunder Stroke 111 engine that will power the model year 2014 Indian Motorcycle. The new engine was publicly unveiled to a gathering of press and motorcycling fans on Saturday, March 9 at Daytona Bike Week.
Google will pay a $7 million penalty to settle an investigation into the Internet search leader's collection of emails, passwords and other sensitive information sent over wireless networks several years ago in neighborhoods scattered around America.
Indian Motorcycle has unveils the all-new Thunder Stroke 111 Engine that will power the upcoming 2014 lineup, including the all new 'Spirit of Munro' Tribute Streamliner.
Taking its first concrete step to streamline outdated restrictions on military exports, the U.S. moved to make it easier for American companies to sell aircraft equipment and parts to overseas customers.
A Silicon Valley engineer was found guilty of first-degree murder Friday for fatally shooting three executives at a semiconductor startup the same day he was fired. The Nov. 14, 2008, shooting at SiPort Inc. is one of the worst workplace shootings to have taken place in the high tech region south of San Francisco.
Sheryl Sandberg is not backing down. The Facebook chief operating officer's book "Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead" goes on sale Monday amid criticism that she's too successful and rich to lead a movement. But Sandberg says her focus remains on spurring action and progress among women. ...
On a morning the stock market was sailing to a record high and a chilly storm was blowing into Silicon Valley, Wendy Carle stuck her head out of the tent she calls home to find city workers duct taping an eviction notice to her flimsy, flapping shelter walls. "I have no idea where I'm going to...