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Engineering Newswire: See Through Armor Developed From Fighter Plane Tech

October 2, 2015 10:44 am | by Product Design & Development | Videos | Comments

This episode looks at a 3D printed house, a "see-through" armored vehicle system and self-folding objects. 


Patent Wars Cooling? Microsoft, Google End 5-Year Dispute

October 2, 2015 10:38 am | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Google and Microsoft agree to end their long-running patent feud over smartphones and video game systems, dropping about 20 lawsuits in the U.S. and Germany.


HVLS FANS: Your HVAC System’s Best Friend

October 2, 2015 10:34 am | by Dan Anderson | Articles | Comments

Whether it’s done through a stand-alone HVAC system, a set of conventional ceiling fans or multiple floor fans, traditional methods of moving air in many commercial buildings and warehouses often fall short when trying to maximize airflow and employee productivity. 


Experian Says 15M Have Info Stolen In Hack Of T-Mobile Data

October 2, 2015 9:47 am | by Tali Arbel & Joseph Pisani, AP Business Writers | News | Comments

Hackers have stolen personal information belonging to about 15 million T-Mobile wireless customers and potential customers in the U.S., including Social Security numbers, home addresses, birthdates and other personal information.


Chicken Producer Fined Over Accidents, Including Teen's Leg Amputation

October 2, 2015 9:37 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Federal labor regulators levied fines totaling more than $1.4 million for violations involving a North Carolina chicken producer this year, in part due to accidents that resulted in a teenager losing his leg and another worker losing his fingers.  


U.S. Auto Sales Jump In September

October 2, 2015 9:35 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The nation's largest auto companies each reported double-digit sales increases in the U.S. last month, led by Ford's 23 percent jump compared to September of 2014.


Mushrooms Help Establish Environmentally Friendly Batteries

October 2, 2015 9:31 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

​Portobello mushrooms can be delicious, but they could also be key to meeting rising global demand for rechargeable batteries.


Apple Names Ex-Boeing CFO To Board, Diversifying Its Ranks

October 2, 2015 9:25 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple has filled a void on its board of directors with James Bell, the former chief financial officer for aircraft maker Boeing Co.


Honda Recalling 143K Civics, Fits To Fix Faulty Software

October 2, 2015 9:23 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Honda is recalling 143,000 Civic and Fit vehicles in the U.S. to fix a software problem that could cause the front wheels to lock up.


Amazon Rolls Out Delivery Ride-Sharing System

October 2, 2015 9:18 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments is paying Seattle-area residents to act as its couriers under a newly launched delivery platform.


Report: Mobile Device Choices Can Impact Business Costs, Productivity

October 2, 2015 9:14 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A report commissioned by Japanese electronics giant Kyocera found that durable mobile devices were both less costly and significantly less likely to fail.


Manufacturing Minute: Flexible Smartwatch Displays

October 1, 2015 11:45 am | by Jon Minnick, Editor | Videos | Comments

In this episode, Polyera’s bendable smartwatch could finally bring flexible displays into the mainstream. 


Warehouse Workers Compete At LogistXGames

October 1, 2015 11:42 am | by Wall Street Journal | Videos | Comments

With warehouses of companies like Amazon popping up all around New Jersey, it was only natural that the Garden State would play host to the LogistXGames, a competition commemorating the work of the employees that power those facilities.


Sony Spins Off Walkman Into New Company

October 1, 2015 11:39 am | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

The Walkman brand starts operations as a separate entity for the first time today after its spinoff from Sony.


Meet The Guy Who Invents New Beers For Anheuser-Busch

October 1, 2015 11:37 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Rob Naylor is a brew master at the research pilot brewery of beer giant Anheuser-Busch. Every day he dreams up, brews and tastes new types of beer looking for the next big hit.


United Auto Workers Reject Contract Deal With Fiat Chrysler

October 1, 2015 10:18 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

United Auto Workers union members have rejected a proposed contract with Fiat Chrysler in a rebuke of union leaders who had praised the deal.


ConAgra Cuts 1,500 Jobs; Moving HQ From Omaha To Chicago

October 1, 2015 10:14 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ConAgra is cutting about 1,500 jobs, or approximately 30 percent of its global, office-based workforce, and moving its headquarters to Chicago from Omaha, Nebraska, the company said Thursday.


Report: Chinese-Made Goods Result In More Carbon Emissions

October 1, 2015 10:11 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Researchers from three U.S. universities this week said that outsourcing production from developed nations to China could be accelerating climate change.


Food Industry CEOs Call For 'Sound' Deal On Climate Change

October 1, 2015 10:03 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The CEOs of several major food and beverage companies are calling on world leaders to push for a meaningful agreement at the United Nation's conference on climate change later this year in Paris.


Exxon Mobil To Sell Troubled Southern California Refinery

October 1, 2015 9:57 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Exxon Mobil is selling its troubled Southern California refinery for $537 million to a New Jersey energy company.



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