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Michigan Man Among 1st to Get 'Bionic Eye'

April 23, 2014 9:09 am | by Mike Householder, Associated Press | News | Comments

A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision. Diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa as a teenager, Pontz has been almost completely blind for years. Now, thanks to a high-tech procedure that involved the ...   

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Faster Production Brings Boeing $965M Profit

April 23, 2014 9:04 am | by Scott Mayerowitz, AP Airlines Writer | News | Comments

Boeing's increased rate of commercial jet manufacturing is starting to pay off for shareholders. In the first three months of this year, 161 new airplanes rolled off the company's assembly lines — more jets than the same period last year ...

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Luxury Automakers Scramble to Woo Young

April 23, 2014 5:18 am | by Didi Tang, Associated Press | News | Comments

At age 32, Jason Jia already is the kind of customer luxury automakers are seeking as competition grows in China's lucrative but crowded market. The energy industry consultant has traded up from a Volkswagen Polo to a VW GTI. Now, as he stood looking at ...

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Toyota Sells 2.58M Vehicles, Outselling GM

April 23, 2014 2:21 am | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Toyota kept its position at the top in global vehicle sales for the first quarter of this year, outpacing rivals General Motors and Volkswagen. Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday that it sold a record 2.583 million vehicles in the January-March period, putting the ...

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Google Asks Nonprofits for Ideas to Use Glass

April 22, 2014 5:13 pm | by Brett Zongker, Associated Press | News | Comments

Google has a challenge for U.S. nonprofits. On Tuesday, the tech giant is asking nonprofit groups to propose ideas for how to use the Web-connected eyewear Google Glass in their work. Five charities that propose the best ideas by May 20 will get ...

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Splashy Plan for Pool in NYC's East River Unveiled

April 22, 2014 4:59 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Forget Jones Beach or the Jersey Shore. A design team says New York's East River could soon be the place for summer fun. The developers of a massive floating swimming pool said Tuesday the project is on track to launch off Brooklyn in ...

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Cable Management System for Charging Station

April 22, 2014 3:10 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Philatron Wire and Cable has announced FLEXY, a new cable management system for electric vehicle charging systems. The new slinky design extends over 20 times its original length, and ...

Phoenix Contact Goes Off the Grid

April 22, 2014 2:58 pm | by Phoenix Contact | Phoenix Contact | News | Comments

Phoenix Contact has installed a new combined cooling, heating, and power system that will generate enough electricity to power the company’s U.S. headquarters approximately 65 percent of the time. As part of the company’s Earth Day activities ...

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GM, Lawyers Fight Over Bankruptcy Protections

April 22, 2014 2:23 pm | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

General Motors Co. and a battalion of trial lawyers are preparing for an epic court fight over whether GM is liable for the sins of its corporate past. The company is asking a U.S. bankruptcy court to shield it from legal claims for actions that ...

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Bloomberg Invests $5M in Solar-Powered Lamp

April 22, 2014 1:44 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's foundation on Tuesday announced a $5 million investment in an artsy-looking solar-powered lamp designed for use in off-grid populations in Africa. The lamp, called Little Sun, provides ...   

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Medical Approved 2 W DC/DC Converters

April 22, 2014 1:27 pm | by PD&D Staff | Micropower Direct | Product Releases | Comments

MicroPower Direct has announced the MG200MHI series of compact, 2W DC/DC converters fully approved to both EN 60950 and EN 60601. They are specifically designed to meet the stringent isolation, reinforced insulation, and ...

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How Hammer Strikes Could Generate Nuclear Fusion

April 22, 2014 1:24 pm | by TED | Videos | Comments

Our energy future depends on nuclear fusion, says Michel Laberge. The plasma physicist runs a small company with a big idea for a new type of nuclear reactor that could produce clean, cheap energy. His secret recipe? High speeds, scorching temperatures, and ...

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GM Restructuring Engineering in Response to Recall

April 22, 2014 1:22 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors is adding 35 product safety investigators as part of a larger restructuring in response to a series of safety recalls. GM says the new investigators will more than ...           

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Molex Plateau HS Dock+ Connector System

April 22, 2014 1:22 pm | by PD&D Staff | Molex Incorporated | Product Releases | Comments

Molex Incorporated has introduced the Plateau HS Dock+ Connector System for networks that require higher data rates with superior signal integrity to meet the growth in networking and wireless device markets ...

Choosing the Right Cabling Option

April 22, 2014 1:14 pm | by Uwe Schenk, Global Segment Manager – Wind, Helukabel USA | Articles | Comments

Renewable energy industry reports suggest that more than 60% of all future power capacity will come from renewable technologies, only 25% will be in the form of gas or oil, with the remainder being nuclear. Furthermore, experts estimate in ...

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