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Navy Celebrates Once-Secret Sub Now on Display in Museum

June 25, 2015 10:03 am | by Stephen Singer, Associated Press | News | Comments

A once-secret submarine in U.S. military research and expeditions is being celebrated for its advanced technology, exploration of the ocean floor and role as a workhorse. The nuclear-powered NR-1 launched in ...


Google Converting Coal Power Plant into Data Center

June 25, 2015 9:26 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Google is converting an old coal-burning power plant in Alabama into a sleek data center running on renewable energy to fuel the additional computing capacity needed to process ...


Protesters Block Construction of Giant Hawaii Telescope

June 25, 2015 9:21 am | by Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press | News | Comments

Hundreds of protesters on a Hawaii mountain road erupted in cheers Wednesday after construction crews turned around and retreated from the site for what would be one of the ..


Ford Recalls Vans, SUVs Over Panel, Seat Belt Issues

June 25, 2015 9:12 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ford Motor Co. is recalling more than 200,000 Transit Connect vans and Escape sport-utility vehicles because of instrument panel and seatbelt issues. There are have been no injuries ...


Alfa Romeo Unveils Flagship Sedan as It Eyes U.S. Market

June 25, 2015 9:08 am | by Colleen Barry, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne unveiled Wednesday the long-awaited Alfa Romeo Giulia, a sedan meant to power the premium sports car brand's return to the United States ...


Fiat Chrysler Recalls Jeep SUVs for Water Leak Problem

June 25, 2015 9:04 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Fiat Chrysler is recalling 164,000 Jeep Cherokee SUVs worldwide to install shields that stop water from getting into the power rear lift gate controls. The company says the recall ...


New Chevy Cruze Gets Bigger & Roomier with More Power

June 25, 2015 8:59 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Five years ago, General Motors revealed an all-new compact car in the U.S. that was designed to enter a market that GM ignored for decades. The Chevrolet Cruze accomplished ...


Mitsubishi Recalls 460K Cars; 5 Hurt

June 25, 2015 8:47 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Mitsubishi is recalling about 460,000 cars because the air bags can push sun visors into passengers and cause injuries in a crash. The recall covers certain Eclipse sport ...


3D Printing Helps Aircraft Manufacturers, at a Cost

June 24, 2015 4:45 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

3D printing could cut down aircraft weight by 7 percent, said a study by researchers from Northwestern's McCormick School of Engineering Materials and Manufacturing. The aircraft industry has ...


Device Uses 3D Printing Technology to Create Images in Coffee Foam

June 24, 2015 3:50 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Industry Briefs | Comments

Artistic baristas could become more expendable due to a diminutive Wi-Fi connected device that places a symbolic or written stamp into the foam of coffee.

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Toshiba Testing High-Security Encryption

June 24, 2015 3:40 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Industry Briefs | Comments

Toshiba reports that it has created an offline quantum-cryptography system that is immune to hacking or spying. The system sends information via photons transported through a fibre-optic cable, and isn't connected to the...


Boeing to Slow 747 Output

June 24, 2015 3:40 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Industry Briefs | Comments

Boeing will slow the production of its 747-8 jetliner to one per month, according to a Wednesday announcement made by the company. The reduction, which will start in 2016, follows the airplane manufacturer’s ...


World's First Full-Color, Flexible, Skin-Like Display Developed

June 24, 2015 2:38 pm | by University of Central Florida | News | Comments

Imagine a soldier who can change the color and pattern of his camouflage uniform from woodland green to desert tan at will. Or an office worker who could do the same with his ...


Nanowires Could Be the LEDs of the Future

June 24, 2015 2:35 pm | by University of Copenhagen - Niels Bohr Institute | News | Comments

The latest research from the Niels Bohr Institute shows that LEDs made from nanowires will use less energy and provide better light. The researchers studied nanowires using X-ray microscopy and ...


Automated Ion Analyzer for Space Missions

June 24, 2015 2:31 pm | by Fraunhofer | News | Comments

The German Aerospace Center (DLR) is scheduled to launch its Eu:CROPIS research satellite into orbit in early 2017. Its purpose is to test a biological life-support system for future human space ...



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