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Boeing Supplier Considering New Plant to Make Parts for 777X

April 15, 2014 10:24 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. is considering building a plant in central Japan to make parts for Boeing Co.'s next-generation 777X passenger jets, company officials said Tuesday. Work on the plant in Handa, Aichi Prefecture, which could open ...

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Zebra to Spend $3.45B on Motorola Business

April 15, 2014 10:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Zebra Technologies will spend more than $3 billion to buy the enterprise business of Motorola Solutions in a considerable expansion that is both technological and geographical. The acquisition would broaden the bar-code company's ...  

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Invention Loves Collaboration at Milan Show

April 15, 2014 10:16 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Collaboration drove invention during Milan's annual International Furniture Show and collateral design week events, yielding the promise of homes without mobile phone chargers, and with more ergonomic seating, table settings fit for Italy's ...

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Photos of the Day: The World's Largest Design Fair

April 15, 2014 10:16 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

This Monday, April 7, 2014 file photo shows Du Pont Corian creations displayed at the Milan Design Fair, in Milan, Italy. Powermat wireless recharging technology is being incorporated into Corian surfaces, the DuPont creation that can be molded ...

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FAA: State Didn't Inspect Plane Properly

April 15, 2014 9:59 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Federal Aviation Administration says Hawaiian Airlines went eight years without properly inspecting certain components of one of its planes used for commercial flights. The FAA said Monday it is suggesting a fine of nearly $548,000 for ...

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Huge Big Boy Steam Locomotive Coming Back to Life

April 15, 2014 9:51 am | by Dan Elliott, Associated Press | News | Comments

In its prime, a massive steam locomotive known as Big Boy No. 4014 was a moving eruption of smoke and vapor, a 6,300-horsepower brute dragging heavy freight trains over the mountains of Wyoming and Utah. It's been silent for half a century ...

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Google Buys Drone Maker Titan Aerospace

April 15, 2014 9:48 am | by Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Google has bought Titan Aerospace, a maker of solar-powered drones, saying it could help bring Internet access to remote parts of the world as well as solve other problems. Financial terms were not disclosed. Google said Monday that ...  

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The GM Ignition Switch Recall: Too Little Too Late?

April 15, 2014 9:41 am | by Karl Stephan, Consulting Engineer, Texas State University, San Marcos | Blogs | Comments

Brooke Melton probably wasn't thinking of her keyring one rainy March night in 2010. She was driving her 2005 GM Cobalt when the ignition switch suddenly moved from "run" to "accessory." This had the unfortunate effects of killing the ...

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3 Lessons Learned from the Trenches

April 15, 2014 9:35 am | by Cindy Glass, Line/Shape/Space | Articles | Comments

True confessions: I started a business; mistakes were made. Lots of them. Now I’d like to share Part 2 of my story, which includes three more small-business owner tips/lessons learned from the trenches ...           

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SMD PCB Terminal Block with Pushbuttons

April 15, 2014 9:31 am | by PD&D Staff | Wago Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

WAGO Corporation has introduced the new 2061 Series SMD PCB Terminal Blocks with Pushbuttons, suitable for PCB-based LED lighting and industrial electronics. The perfect connection for incoming power to an ...

Clear & Lightweight Sheet Solutions for Aircraft Interiors

April 15, 2014 9:23 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

SABIC has announced two new LEXAN sheet solutions for aircraft interiors today at the Aircraft Interiors Expo. These new offerings – clear LEXAN XHR2000 sheet and LEXAN LIGHT F6L300 sheet — will help provide long awaited solutions to ...

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Enabling IoT Gateway Feature in Bluetooth Dual-Mode Access Point

April 15, 2014 9:12 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

connectBlue has added Internet of Things Gateway functionality to its Bluetooth Dual-mode Access Point RBE221s which is also referred to as a Bluetooth Smart Ready Access Point. Whenever the RBE221s now is ...

Rocket Leak Delays Space Station Delivery Launch

April 14, 2014 4:22 pm | by Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer | News | Comments

A space station cargo ship will remain Earthbound for a while longer. With just over an hour remaining, the Space X company called off Monday's planned launch because of a rocket leak. A new launch date was not set; the next opportunity ...

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New Self-Healing Plastics Developed

April 14, 2014 1:46 pm | by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Scratches in the car finish or cracks in polymer material: Self-healing materials can repair themselves by restoring their initial molecular structure after the damage. Scientists of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and Evonik Industries have developed ...

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Vortex Shedding Flowmeters

April 14, 2014 1:38 pm | by PD&D Staff | Universal Flow Monitors, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Universal Flow Monitors has announced seven new Battery-Powered CoolPoint Vortex Shedding flowmeters for water, chemicals, and corrosives. Designed for ...

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