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Photos of the Day: America's Premier Rail Superhighway Is Slowly Falling Apart

May 19, 2015 10:46 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The rails of the Northeast Corridor are decaying, increasingly strained, and moving more people than ever around the nation's most densely populated region ...

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Alibaba's Ma Expresses 'Regret' over Counterfeits Lawsuit

May 19, 2015 10:38 am | News | Comments

Alibaba, the world's biggest e-commerce company by sales volume, has launched a series of initiatives to keep counterfeit goods off its platforms following complaints by trademark owners ...

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Security Expert Said He Accessed Plane Controls Mid-Flight

May 19, 2015 10:34 am | by Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press | News | Comments

A security researcher told federal agents he was able to hack into aircraft computer systems mid-flight numerous times through the ...

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Raytheon Awarded Contract for Patriot Missile System Ground Support Equipment

May 19, 2015 10:34 am | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) awarded only three contracts on Monday, highlighted by a $6.9 million foreign military sales contract modification which was given to Raytheon ...

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The Apple TV Set That Never Was

May 19, 2015 9:35 am | by Megan Crouse Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

The rumors are true: Apple announced a new 15-inch MacBook Pro and a 27-inch iMac today, the latter coming in at a lower price than its predecessor. Other Apple stories today include the TV that never was: The Wall Street Journal conducted an interview about a 4K TV set Apple wanted to release over a year ago ...

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China is Using Drones to Bust Environmental Law Breakers

May 18, 2015 5:35 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

Drones are being deployed by China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection in an effort to catch factories, which have been breaking environmental laws in the country’s northern Hebei Province ...

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NASA to Award $2M for the Best 3D Printed Mars Home Design

May 18, 2015 4:55 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

NASA and American Makes: National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute have joined forces to create a contest which will pay $2.25 million to the person or group who creates the best design for a habitat which can be 3D printed on Mars. NASA said the home should feature all things needed to comfortably maintain human life ...

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Apple Suppliers, Having a Good Year, Introduce New Chips

May 18, 2015 4:15 pm | by Megan Crouse Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

Chip companies are in the spotlight today: Apple supplier Skyworks has released a new line of analog control chips appropriate for IoT applications, and Avago Technologies and Qorvo introduced new fiber optic products and power amplifiers respectively ...

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Cosmetics Giant Plans to 3D Print Human Skin

May 18, 2015 3:40 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

This afternoon round up deals with all things 3D printing, including L’Oreal’s push to 3D print living skin which can be used to test the company’s products for toxicity and efficacy. To achieve the goal, the cosmetics colossal will team up with Organovo, which is a bioprinting startup ...

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Luxion Teases KeyShot 6

May 18, 2015 3:03 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Rendering and lighting program KeyShot will get an upgrade soon. Although the release date for KeyShot 6 hasn’t been announced yet, a video from Luxion shows some of the new features ...

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Raytheon, Honda Motor Europe Limited Agree to Outsourcing Contract

May 18, 2015 2:39 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Raytheon Professional Services GmbH (RPS) and Honda Motor Europe Limited have reached a long-term contract to outsource European training ...

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Tesla Doors Get Stuck; Gigafactory Now Hiring

May 18, 2015 1:55 pm | by Megan Crouse Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

Reviewers from Consumer Reports found themselves locked out of their new Tesla when the door handles, usually flush with the car's body, didn't pop out automatically. Today's Tesla news also includes some forward movement on the Gigafactory ...

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The 10 'Coolest' New Cars Under $18,000

May 18, 2015 1:50 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Kelley Blue Book (www.kbb.com) has released its annual list of the 10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000 and once again, the Mazda 3, claimed the top spot ...

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Efficiency Record for Black Silicon Solar Cells Jumps

May 18, 2015 1:27 pm | by Aalto University | News | Comments

The researchers from Finland's Aalto University and Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya have obtained the record-breaking efficiency of 22.1% on nanostructured silicon solar cells as ...

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Designing Better Medical Implants

May 18, 2015 1:24 pm | by Massachusetss Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Biomedical devices that can be implanted in the body for drug delivery, tissue engineering, or sensing can help improve treatment for many diseases. However, such devices are often susceptible to ...

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