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Photos of the Day: Multicopter Transformer Takes Off

April 11, 2014 11:07 am | by Advanced Tactics | News | Comments

The patented AT Transformer technology combines the capabilities of a helicopter, such as the ability to take off and land anywhere, with the capabilities of an off-road automobile. The AT Black Knight Transformer completed ...    


Black Knight Transformer Successfully Completes First Flights

April 11, 2014 10:59 am | by Advanced Tactics | News | Comments

Advanced Tactics has announced that it has successfully completed the first flight test of the Black Knight Transformer, a modular and roadable vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft. Advanced Tactics is at the forefront of ...  


Air Force Launches Spy Satellite

April 11, 2014 10:48 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Air Force has launched a new spy satellite. An unmanned blasted off Thursday from Cape Canaveral with a satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office. No details about ...           


BMW Recall Reaches Half-Million Cars

April 11, 2014 10:42 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

German automaker BMW is issuing a worldwide recall of many models of cars with certain six-cylinder gas motors after identifying a problem with a bolt used in the engine. The company said Friday that a recall started in China ...    


Feds: Pipe Tear Caused 2009 Oil Refinery Blast

April 11, 2014 9:28 am | by Annie Knox, Associated Press | News | Comments

A 2009 explosion at a northern Utah oil refinery that knocked a neighboring home off its foundation and singed dozens of others began with a corroded pipe that went years without proper inspection, federal investigators say ...   


Amazon Offers Update on Groceries, Drones

April 11, 2014 9:25 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

In the letter released Thursday, Bezos outlined Amazon's offerings, including its fresh grocery business called Prime Fresh, which it has offered for five years in Seattle and expanded to Los Angeles and San Francisco. For $299 a year members get ...


Photos of the Day: Plant 'Pillows' Grow Fresh Veggies in Space

April 11, 2014 9:23 am | by NASA | News | Comments

Outredgeous red romaine lettuce plants grow inside the bellows of a prototype Veggie flight pillow. It will launch aboard SpaceX's Dragon capsule on NASA's third Commercial Resupply Services mission targeted to launch ...    


Veggie Will Expand Fresh Food Production on Space Station

April 11, 2014 9:22 am | by NASA | News | Comments

A plant growth chamber bound for the International Space Station inside the Dragon capsule on the SpaceX-3 resupply mission may help expand in-orbit food production capabilities in more ways than one, and offer astronauts something ...  


Lab-Grown Nostrils, Vaginas Working Well

April 11, 2014 9:15 am | by Malcolm Ritter & Maria Cheng, Associated Press | News | Comments

Two new studies describe the latest achievements in growing body parts in a lab and transplanting them into people, this time with nostrils and vaginas. Windpipes, bladders, blood vessels and other structures have previously been created in ...


GE Adding 1,400 Jobs

April 11, 2014 9:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The General Electric Co. plans to build a new U.S. global operations center in the Cincinnati area, bringing an expected 1,400 jobs to southwest Ohio. The announcement was made Thursday by JobsOhio, the state's private job-creation agency ...


Black Box Data Lost for 2012 Malaysia Airlines Flight

April 11, 2014 9:08 am | by Sylvia Hui, Associated Press | News | Comments

Malaysia Airlines failed to properly preserve flight recordings during an incident at London's Heathrow Airport in 2012 when a plane had to turn back because of technical problems, a report by Britain's air accidents investigator found Thursday ...

U.S. Agency Closes Probe into Ford Pickup Trucks

April 11, 2014 8:23 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. safety regulators have decided against seeking a recall of Ford F-150 pickup trucks after investigating complaints about EcoBoost engines losing power. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it closed a probe started in ...


Google to Sell Glass to Bigger Pool of Consumers

April 10, 2014 7:21 pm | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

A lot more people are about to get a chance to buy Google Glass, the Internet-connected eyewear that has become the hottest accessory in geek fashion. Google will sell the "Explorer" version of Glass to any U.S. resident who places an ...


No Room for 'Stupid, Stubborn People' on This Plane

April 10, 2014 4:29 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Associate Editor, @melfass | News | Comments

Earlier this week, Solar Impulse unveiled the second version of its solar plane, the Solar Impulse 2, which is set to attempt the first around-the-world flight in 2015. The new plane is made of carbon fiber weighing 1/3 the weight of paper. Its wingspan, wider than ...


Connect More with the Internet of Things Cloud Ecosystem

April 10, 2014 4:13 pm | News | Comments

Texas Instruments has introduced a third party ecosystem of Internet of Things (IoT) cloud service providers. This ecosystem will allow manufacturers using TI technology to connect with the IoT more easily and rapidly. The first members of the ...


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