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Tech Industry to Train, Hire 90K Military Vets

April 24, 2015 | by Darlene Superville, Associated Press | Comments

Michelle Obama announced Thursday that the technology industry has promised to hire and train 90,000 military veterans and spouses over the next five years — the latest private-sector commitment to her campaign to help veterans ...

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Health Band Users Don't Plan on Moving to the Apple Watch

April 24, 2015 4:54 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Comments

Users of fitness trackers won’t be driven to jump to the newly released Apple Watch, according to one survey ...

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DoD's Cyber Strategy Being Backed by Northrop Grumman

April 24, 2015 2:44 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Comments

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) announced its new cyber strategy on Thursday and Northrop Grumman has already voiced its support ...

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Shocking Shark Among 4 Design Fails This Week

April 24, 2015 2:26 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass | Comments

Euro-Pro is recalling its Shark vacuums cleaners due to a shock hazard. The company has received 62 reports of incidents in which ...

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Army Tech Supports In-Flight Communications, Expeditionary Command Posts

April 24, 2015 1:38 pm | by Amy Walker, Staff Writer for PEO C3T | Comments

The Army is delivering new technologies to the Global Response Force, or GRF, that will help transform the concept of a command post from a stationary, tented shelter to a mobile enabler for expeditionary mission command ...

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Infographic: By the Numbers: GM Lawsuits, Costs

April 24, 2015 1:30 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass | Comments

This past Thursday (April 24) GM released its first-quarter earnings for 2015. Additionally, new information was filed pertaining to the company’s massive recall ...

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Sending Robotic Ultrasounds Between New York & Chicago

April 24, 2015 1:28 pm | by The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine | Comments

A new clinical trial is testing the feasibility and efficiency of a doctor in New York City remotely performing long-distance, tele-robotic ultrasound exams over the Internet on patients in Chicago. The pioneering study is a research ...

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World's First Electric Taxi for the Tropics Designed

April 24, 2015 1:20 pm | by Nanyang Technological University | Comments

The world's first electric taxi for tropical megacities has been launched. Named EVA, the electric taxi is built by TUM CREATE, a collaboration between Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and one of Europe's top universities ...

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IoT Could Be Hobbled By Lack of Consumer Awareness

April 24, 2015 1:19 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Comments

The majority of Americans don’t have aren’t family with the Internet of Things (IOT) or what it encompasses and that is a problem according to research ...

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Graphene Brings 3D Holograms Clearer & Closer

April 24, 2015 1:15 pm | by Griffith University | Comments

From mobile phones and computers to television, cinema and wearable devices, the display of full colour, wide-angle, 3D holographic images is moving ever closer to fruition, thanks to international research featuring Griffith University ...

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4D Printing Tech Takes 3D Printing to a New Level

April 24, 2015 1:11 pm | by ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science | Comments

4D printing is unfolding as technology that takes 3D printing to an entirely new level. The fourth dimension is time, shape shifting in fact, and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science (ACES) at the University of ...

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CAD Market Returns to Growth; Reaches $8B in 2014

April 24, 2015 12:57 pm | by Jon Peddie Research | Comments

Jon Peddie Research (JPR) has announced the completion of the CAD market study with historical data and forecasts. JPR’s CAD Report tracks suppliers of CAD software and related products and has done so for over 15 years ...

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'Flora' Hoodie Lights Up with Actual Flowers

April 24, 2015 11:59 am | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Comments

This spring flower-covered hoodie isn’t just decorative: lights inside the flowers display different colors and flashes depending on the weather ...

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General Dynamics NASSCO Awarded $31.7M Ship Improvement Deal

April 24, 2015 10:19 am | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Comments

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) issued a number of work contracts Thursday, highlighted by a $31.7 million award to General Dynamics, National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) for USS America (LHA 6) fiscal 2015 post-shakedown availability ...

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Self-Driving 'Taxibots' Could Replace 9 in 10 Cars

April 24, 2015 10:16 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Transportation experts say car-congested cities could become a thing of the past, provided people are prepared to ride-share with a robot driver. A study published Thursday by the Paris-based Organization for Economic ...

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Ford to Lay Off 700 Workers Due to Slow Car Sales

April 24, 2015 10:13 am | by Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer | Comments

Ford Motor Co. said Thursday it's laying off 700 workers at a Michigan assembly plant because of slow sales of the small cars and hybrids it makes. The Michigan Assembly Plant, in the ...

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