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Cheap Motorbikes Bring Opportunity & Chaos to Haiti

May 27, 2015 9:16 am | by David McFadden, Associated Press | News | Comments

Joseph-Marc Carel knows the danger of ferrying passengers on his small motorbike, sometimes two at a time, as tides of the buzzing vehicles cut through the chaotic Haitian capital. He has a prosthetic leg to prove it ...


Hyundai Is first to Offer Android Auto System

May 27, 2015 9:11 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hyundai is the first carmaker to offer Google's Android Auto system. Starting Tuesday, Android smartphone users with a 2015 Sonata can ask dealers to download the system for ...


GM Plans $1.2B in Upgrades for Pick-Up Truck Plant

May 27, 2015 9:08 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors announced Tuesday it would spend $1.2 billion on new facilities and technology at an Indiana factory where it builds Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks ...


Peeking into Healthy Brains to See if Alzheimer's Is Brewing

May 27, 2015 9:06 am | by Lauran Neergaard, AP Medical Writer | News | Comments

Sticky plaque gets the most attention, but now healthy seniors at risk of Alzheimer's are letting scientists peek into their brains to see if another culprit is lurking ...


Fire at Giant Apple Plant Potentially Sparked by Rooftop Solar Panels

May 27, 2015 9:02 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A fire at a huge plant owned by tech giant Apple Inc. in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa caused a section of the roof to collapse, but no one was hurt. Deputy Chief Forrest Smith of Mesa Fire and Medical says ...


Amtrak to Install Long-Sought Cameras in Locomotives

May 27, 2015 8:52 am | by Joan Lowy, Associated Press | News | Comments

Amtrak said Tuesday it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of train engineers, a move that follows a deadly derailment earlier this month in which ...


Company Eyes Drones for Human Transportation

May 26, 2015 5:30 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

Drones that transport people? One company thinks it makes sense. Joby Aviation views human transportation by way of UAV as a life-altering measure ...


3D Printing Company Management Service Begins Beta Testing

May 26, 2015 4:10 pm | by Megan Crouse Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

A Japanese company is offering a closed beta test of their cloud-based business management service for 3D printing companies, which advises companies on everything from creating a website to manufacturing process management ...  


How Should IoT Move Forward?

May 26, 2015 3:15 pm | by Megan Crouse Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

In today's Internet of Things roundup, one writer proposes that a lack of standardization is holding IoT back, while others examine Google's rumored IoT project with an eye for IT ...


Arduino Partners with Adafruit to Manufacture in United States

May 26, 2015 2:12 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments has paired with Adafruit to create the company’s first Arduino UNO made in the United States. Over the holiday weekend, Adafruit founder Limor “Ladyada” Fried kept working to hand-make the first three Arduino UNOs ...


Japanese Company Claims Development of Greaseless Ball Bearings

May 26, 2015 2:02 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

One Japanese company believes it has put an improved spin on the traditional ball bearing by eliminating the need for lubrication ...


Energy Department Announces $32M to Boost Solar Workforce Training

May 26, 2015 1:38 pm | by Department of Energy | News | Comments

Today, the Energy Department is announcing $32 million in funding to help train American workers for the solar energy workforce and to further drive down the cost of solar by ...


Frankenphone: Creech Airman Improves RPA Communications

May 26, 2015 1:06 pm | by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs | News | Comments

In a crowded room of remotely piloted aircraft sensor operators, it would be easy to overlook him, yet his accomplishments scream for attention. His peers have labeled him a 'jack-of-all-trades' and after ...


Smart-Mortar to Help Soldiers More Effectively Hit Targets

May 26, 2015 1:02 pm | by C. Todd Lopez, U.S. Army | News | Comments

The Army hopes the 120 mm Guided Enhanced Fragmentation Mortar further improves Soldiers' ability to put artillery on target ... 


Engineering Phase Changes in Nanoparticle Arrays

May 26, 2015 12:59 pm | by DOE/Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have just taken a big step toward the goal of engineering dynamic nanomaterials whose structure and ...



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