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Wing Being Examined May Be from Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane

July 29, 2015 | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass | Comments

Several news outlets are reporting that a wing recently found on a French island today, could be from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which went missing on March 8, 2014 ...

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M2M Device Market Expected to Grow

July 31, 2015 3:51 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Comments

The machine-to-machine (M2M) device market is growing rapidly, said a report from Beecham Research. By 2019, cellular modules and wireless terminals are predicted to reach shipping volumes of 154 percent ...

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NEMA Voices Support for Recent Energy Legislation

July 31, 2015 12:33 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Comments

Recent legislation pertaining to energy efficiency has gained support from the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA). The association applauded the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee who passed the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015 on Thursday ...

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'Plasmonic' Material Could Bring Ultrafast All-Optical Communications

July 31, 2015 12:17 pm | by Purdue University | Comments

Researchers have created a new "plasmonic oxide material" that could make possible devices for optical communications that are at least 10 times faster than conventional technologies ...

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Hardware from Nuclear Weapons Systems Becomes Teaching Resource

July 31, 2015 12:13 pm | by Sandia National Laboratories | Comments

Sandia National Laboratories is preserving the history of nuclear weapons in hardware developed since the start of the nuclear era as a way to connect new generations of ...

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Crowdsourcing Accelerates Development of Countertop Ice Nugget Maker

July 31, 2015 12:09 pm | by Terrence Murray, GE Reports | Comments

Rolling out almost any consumer product is an intricate process that usually involves lengthy market studies and costly R&D. But consumer tastes are fickle - especially today ...

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New Tech Signifies Shift in Assessing Army Innovation

July 31, 2015 11:35 am | by Vanessa Flores, SoSE&I Public Affairs | Comments

Fort Bliss, Texas, is a hub for Army technological innovation. This fall, it will not just be the technology that is innovative; but also the event in which new technologies will be ...

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Army Enhancing Future Vertical Lift Aircraft

July 31, 2015 11:28 am | by Bill Crawford, AMRDEC Public Affairs | Comments

Efforts are being made to establish methods to reduce the time to develop and field new software capabilities and their life cycle costs for future vertical lift aircraft ...

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NVIDIA Tablet Recall Among 3 Design Fails This Week

July 31, 2015 11:21 am | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass | Comments

NVIDIA is recalling its SHIELD tablet computers due to a fire hazard, as the lithium-ion battery in the tablets can overheat. The company has received four reports of batteries overheating due to ...

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Surface to Surface Missile Test Successfully Conducted

July 31, 2015 11:16 am | by U.S. Navy | Comments

Engineering development tests of modified Longbow Hellfire missiles for use on littoral combat ships (LCS) were successfully conducted in June the ...

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Obama Calls for Exaflop Supercomputer to Rival China's

July 31, 2015 11:05 am | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Comments

The United States government is working on building an exaflop supercomputer, which could be up to 30 times more powerful than today’s most cutting-edge computers and could exceed China’s ...

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DoD Awards Contracts for Laser Range Finder Designator, Grenade Launcher

July 31, 2015 10:50 am | by Jake Meister | Comments

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) announced a large number of work contracts Thursday, including a $50.9 million deal with Lockheed Martin ...

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STEM Salaries Fall for Second Quarter in a Row

July 31, 2015 10:41 am | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Comments

Salaries in STEM careers are on the decline, according to a report by compensation software provider PayScale’s PayScale Index. PayScale tracks wages across industries, showing change over time ...

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Airbus Takes 290M Euro Charge for Military Transport Crash

July 31, 2015 9:58 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Plane maker Airbus Group SE said Friday its net profit rose 5 percent in the second quarter to 732 million euros ($805 million) despite a one-time charge stemming from the crash of ...

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Searchers Scour Beaches in Hopes of Unlocking MH370 Mystery

July 31, 2015 9:55 am | by Andrew Meldrum & Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press | Comments

Searchers scored Reunion's shoreline for debris and investigators prepared to load a sea-encrusted wing fragment onto a plane bound for France on Friday to learn whether the ...

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3 Ex-TEPCO Execs to Face Criminal Charges in Nuclear Crisis

July 31, 2015 9:50 am | by Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press Writer | Comments

A Japanese judicial committee has decided that three former utility executives should face criminal charges and stand trial for their alleged negligence in the Fukushima nuclear disaster ...

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