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Gov't: Fiat Chrysler Must Offer to Buy Back 500,000 Pickups

July 27, 2015 9:34 am | by Tom Krisher & Jonathan Fahey, Associated Press | News | Comments

Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back from customers more than 500,000 Ram pickup trucks and other vehicles in the biggest such action in U.S. history as part of a costly deal with ...

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Industrial Engineer Dies After Fall in Laboratory Freezer

July 27, 2015 9:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

An employee of a Salt Lake City medical laboratory has died after falling about 15 feet inside a two-story freezer, officials said Friday. The man, whose name has not yet been released, fell Thursday while ...

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Closing the Loop in IoT

July 27, 2015 9:31 am | by Scott Nelson, CTO, Logic PD | Blogs | Comments

At Logic PD we talk about “closing the loop” in almost every IoT discussion. I first heard the phrase “close the loop” when I was at Honeywell. Being a controls and automation company ...

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German uto parts Manufacturer to Build Plant in Auburn

July 27, 2015 9:28 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A German auto parts maker is building its first U.S. manufacturing plant in Alabama and production is expected to begin next year, Alabama Department of Commerce officials said Friday ...

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Riders Livid After Power Problems Again Cause Amtrak Delays

July 27, 2015 9:25 am | by David Porter, Associated Press | News | Comments

Power problems caused delays for Amtrak trains running between Washington, D.C. and Boston and for commuter lines into New York City on Friday, leaving thousands of riders livid ...

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Conditions on Pluto: Incredibly Hazy with Flowing Ice

July 27, 2015 9:24 am | by Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer | News | Comments

Pluto is hazier than scientists expected and appears to be covered with flowing ice. The team responsible for the New Horizons flyby of Pluto last week released new ...

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Fiat Chrysler Recalls 1.4M Vehicles to Prevent Hacking

July 27, 2015 9:19 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Fiat Chrysler has decided to recall about 1.4 million cars and trucks in the U.S. just days after two hackers revealed that they ...

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Infographic: Global Shipments in 2014

July 27, 2015 9:00 am | by PD&D Staff | News | Comments

According to the Motion Control Association (MCA), global shipments for motion control products grew by 9 percent to $3.05 billion in 2014 …

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China Lifting Ban on Sales of Video Game Consoles

July 27, 2015 8:53 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

China is lifting its ban on sales of video game consoles to promote the industry and a new manufacturing zone in Shanghai. Consoles produced in the Shanghai Free-Trade ...

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Bomb-Proof Lining Contains Explosion in Luggage Hold of Aircraft

July 24, 2015 2:10 pm | by The University of Sheffield | News | Comments

A bomb-proof lining developed by an international team of scientists, including academics from the University of Sheffield, has successfully contained blasts in a series of controlled explosions in the ...

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Massive Repair Program Following Deaths Among 5 Design Fails This Week

July 24, 2015 2:10 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass | News | Comments

About 7 million MALM chests and 20 million other IKEA chests and dressers are now part of a nationwide repair program. The program has been issued in response to the death of two children ...

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Stunt Pilot Breaks the Laws of Gravity

July 24, 2015 1:47 pm | by Tomas Kellner, GE Reports | News | Comments

Sean D. Tucker may not be a household name, but within the aviation community he could well be Michael Jackson doing the moonwalk with his red airplane. Tucker is a member of the ...

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Mitsubishi Mulling Shutdown of its Only U.S. Factory

July 24, 2015 1:35 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

Mitsubishi is contemplating a plan to shut down its only manufacturing facility in North America, according to a report by Reuters. The move, which would impact 918 workers at the ...

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NASA Announces Discovery of First Earth-Sized Planet

July 24, 2015 1:35 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

NASA announced yesterday that its Kepler mission has discovered the first planet known to be similar in size to earth while also being within...

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More Efficient Process to Produce Graphene Developed

July 24, 2015 1:33 pm | by American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev | News | Comments

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and University of Western Australia researchers have developed a new process to develop few-layer graphene for use in energy storage and ...

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