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Cobalt Mining Industry May Profit from Tesla Gigafactory

May 26, 2015 10:40 am | by Megan Crouse Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

Toy cars have been a part of many people's childhoods, and now one of the most modern cars in the world is getting the classic treatment. Both Hot Wheels and Matchbox have released a Tesla Model S ...


Engineering Racing Greatness: The Conditions

May 26, 2015 10:37 am | by TE Connectivity | Videos | Comments

Even racing’s ideal conditions are less than ideal. In the second installment of Engineering Racing Greatness, a collaboration between Andretti Autosport and TE Connectivity, we take ...


Photos of the Day: Extreme Off-Road Unimog Weighs 14.5 Tons

May 26, 2015 10:30 am | by Daimler | News | Comments

The Unimog U 5023 model combines the diversity of equipment familiar from the Unimog equipment carrier with the particular advantages of extreme off-road vehicles. In addition to the fording capability of up to ...


Lockheed Martin Mission Systems & Training Lands $27M DoD Contract

May 26, 2015 10:22 am | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) awarded a small batch of work contracts Friday, highlighted by the exercising of a $27.2 million contract option with Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training ...


BlackBerry Lays Off Unspecified Number of Employees Globally

May 26, 2015 10:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BlackBerry says it is laying off an unspecified number of employees globally as it makes changes to the operations responsible for making its smartphones ...


Samsung Moves Ahead in Phone Sales While Apple Promotes Designers

May 26, 2015 10:00 am | by Megan Crouse Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

Apple has made several promotions recently, including naming design chief Jonathan Ive the Chief Design Officer and appointing new leaders in Industrial Design and User Interface. Various writers, including comedian Stephen Fry, weigh in on the staffing changes ...


NASA's CubeSat Initiative Aids in Testing of Tech for Solar Sails in Space

May 26, 2015 9:51 am | by NASA | News | Comments

With help from NASA, a small research satellite to test technology for in-space solar propulsion launched into space Wednesday aboard an Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, as part of ...

China's Army Down Plays South China Sea Island-Building

May 26, 2015 9:43 am | by Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press | News | Comments

China's military on Tuesday compared its controversial island-building in the South China Sea to ordinary construction such as road-building going on elsewhere in the country, trying to ...


Get Smart about Standards for Success in the Chinese Market

May 26, 2015 9:27 am | by Joe Bhatia, President & CEO, American National Standards Institute (ANSI) | Blogs | Comments

A new report from the Congressional Research Service outlines the increasingly complex and challenging – yet economically vital – trade relationship between the United States and China ...


Jet Engines with 3D-Printed Parts Power Next-Gen Airbus Passenger Jet

May 26, 2015 9:16 am | by GE Reports staff | News | Comments

A next-generation A320neo Airbus passenger jet powered by twin LEAP jet engines with 3D-printed parts and new advanced materials inside took to the skies for the first time ...


Automakers to Reveal Models Covered by Wider Air Bag Recall

May 26, 2015 9:09 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Eleven automakers are expected next week to reveal which models are being added to a massive recall of air bags made by Takata Corp. On Tuesday, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced ...


UAE Launches National Space Agency Strategy

May 26, 2015 9:01 am | by Adam Schreck, Associated Press | News | Comments

The United Arab Emirates on Monday laid out a strategic framework for a newly created space agency that aims to integrate various arms of the Gulf federation's burgeoning space industry ...


North American Industrial Robotics Market Grows Steadily

May 22, 2015 2:45 pm | by Megan Crouse Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

Today in robotics news, German-based ABB Robotics opened a manufacturing plant in Michigan, its first in the United States. That's right in line with market research firm Technavio's prediction ...


iOS 9 Will Make iPhones Harder to Jailbreak

May 22, 2015 2:25 pm | by Megan Crouse Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

Apple's newest OS may actually be a step backward ... if only in that it works well on older phones. In this roundup of Apple news, take a look at the OS that might not slow down older devices ...


This Backwards Bicycle is Nearly Impossible to Ride

May 22, 2015 2:02 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Engineer Destin Sandlin runs a YouTube channel about science and mechanics. One particular video has been catching people’s eyes lately: the impossible-to-ride “Backwards Brain Bicycle" ...



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