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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 ...                            

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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 ...

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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 ...  

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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 ...   

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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 ...

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'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 ...                                         

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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 ...

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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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First Luke F-35 Student Takes to the Sky

March 20, 2015 1:11 pm | by 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs | News | Comments

The 56th Fighter Wing officially began training new F-35 Lightning II pilots when the first student, Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus, the commander of the 56th Fighter Wing, flew the wing's first training sortie March 18. Luke has a long and ... 

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Human Brain Inspires Wearable Micro-Sensors

March 20, 2015 1:06 pm | by New Mexico State University (NMSU) | News | Comments

Wei Tang, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at New Mexico State University, is taking a cue from nature to devise the next generation of integrated low-power, wearable micro-devices. The human brain inspired his ...

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'Green' Batteries Made to Last

March 20, 2015 12:59 pm | by The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) | News | Comments

An oxide/carbon composite outperforms expensive platinum composites in oxygen chemical reactions for green energy devices. Electrochemical devices are crucial to a green energy revolution in which clean alternatives ...                  

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Intelligent Computers Solving Trust Equation

March 20, 2015 12:53 pm | by The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) | News | Comments

Socially intelligent computers can turn difficult online negotiations into win - win situations through tactical information disclosure. Programming fundamental 'social intelligence' skills into software agents can make humans substantially ...

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Sandia Showcases Biology Tech Breakthroughs

March 20, 2015 12:48 pm | News | Comments

Technologies developed in Sandia National Laboratories’ biosciences program could soon find their way into doctors’ offices — devices like wearable microneedles that continuously analyze electrolyte levels and a lab-on-a-disk that can test a ...

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Today in Engineering History: Discovery of Electric Battery Reported

March 20, 2015 12:41 pm | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy | Blogs | Comments

On this day in history, 1800, Alessandro Volta, an Italian chemist and physicist, reported his discovery of the electric battery in a letter to Joseph Banks, president of the Royal Society of London. In 1780, Luigi Galvani, an Italian ...

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'Happiness Printer' Offered on International Day of Happiness

March 20, 2015 12:07 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Articles | Comments

Want to print a random happy image with the touch of a button? You could find your cat memes on the internet, or you could tweet at Viking to win a single-button, wi-fi capable Happiness Printer ...

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