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White House Veto Threat Puts Business Tax Credits On Ice

November 26, 2014 9:45 am | by Andrew Taylor, Associated Press | News | Comments

Speculation on Capitol Hill focused on a potential agreement to permanently enact tax breaks on business investments in new equipment and R&D, but the White House immediately weighed in with a veto threat.        

A Look At Toyota's Hydrogen-Powered Car

November 21, 2014 4:21 pm | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

Toyota unveiled its new model of a hydrogen-powered car at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Manuel...

Growing Plants In The Air

November 21, 2014 4:15 pm | by Bloomberg News | Videos | Comments

AeroFarms has developed a vertical farming system that can grow organic baby leafy greens in...

Good And Bad At The LA Auto Show

November 21, 2014 3:53 pm | by USA TODAY | Videos | Comments

The USA TODAY team covering the Los Angeles Auto Show share their thoughts on the good and the...

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Michelin Reinvents The Wheel With The 'Tweel'

November 21, 2014 3:32 pm | by USA TODAY | Videos | Comments

Tire maker Michelin is literally reinventing the wheel for industrial equipment and commercial mowers. Michelin North American Chairman and President Pete Selleck says, "the tweel is a revolutionary new product that combines a tire and a wheel."

Steve Wozniak: Change Comes Quickly In Tech Industry

November 21, 2014 3:08 pm | by Bloomberg News | Videos | Comments

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak discusses the rapid pace of technology changes.                                                 

New Robots Patrol For Security In Silicon Valley

November 21, 2014 3:05 pm | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

The new K5 robot features laser scanning and a 360-degree live video camera, but it won't be chasing down the bad guys. It's designed to move around people as it sends images back to a command center.               

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Reviving American Manufacturing Means Moving To The Left

November 21, 2014 2:59 pm | by Tobin McGregor | Articles | Comments

Envision manufacturing as a left-to-right process with product design on the left and production on the right. Today, the balance of power — and the seat of success — is on the right.                   

Engineering Newswire: Karate Robot Does Crane Kick On Cinder Blocks

November 21, 2014 12:15 pm | by Product Design & Development | Videos | Comments

Today's Engineering Newswire looks at the world’s smallest reed switch, flying atom planes that are stronger than graphene, and doing karate with the Atlas robot.                         

FDA Approves New, Hard-To-Abuse Hydrocodone Pill

November 21, 2014 10:08 am | by Matthew Perrone, AP Health Writer | News | Comments

Federal health regulators on Thursday approved the first hard-to-abuse version of the painkiller hydrocodone, offering an alternative to a similar medication that has been widely criticized for lacking such safeguards.          

Ford Builds Robots For Rough-And-Tumble Roads

November 20, 2014 12:57 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Ford developed robots to drive their trucks on the worst roads imaginable. Some courses are so bad they'd injure human passengers. Peter Valdes-Dapena rides shotgun.                         

The Band-Aid Of The Future Stops Bleeding Instantly

November 20, 2014 12:53 pm | by Bloomberg News | Videos | Comments

A small lab in Brooklyn is working on a gel that can stop bleeding in 20 seconds. Platelets stick together when VetiGel, made from plant-based polymers, comes into contact with blood.                   

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Mobile Phones To Get Handy Upgrade

November 20, 2014 12:46 pm | by Reuters | Videos | Comments

Computer Scientists at the University of Washington are developing a radar-like system that will allow users to control their wireless devices with hand gestures. The system uses the reflection of radio waves to track hand movements and translate them into commands.

L.A. Auto Show Eye Candy: A Preview

November 20, 2014 12:38 pm | by Bloomberg News | Videos | Comments

Matt Hardigree, editor-in-chief at Jalopnik.com, and Bloomberg's Matt Miller previews the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show.                                      

L.A. Becomes Stage For High-Speed Luxury Cars

November 20, 2014 10:40 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Few people need an SUV with 567 horsepower that can scream around a racetrack and go from zero to 60 in four seconds. A small but growing number want one.                           

PTC Systems Engineering Solution

November 20, 2014 10:12 am | by PTC | Product Releases | Comments

PTC has announced the PTC Systems Engineering Solution, purpose-built to help organizations reduce risk and accelerate innovation in an increasingly smart, connected world.

When Fake 'Super Meat' Is Better Than The Real Thing

November 18, 2014 4:41 pm | by Bloomberg News | Videos | Comments

Beyond Meat, maker of plant-based "chicken" and "ground beef," is aiming at the heart of the carnivorous market. Beyond Meat Founder Ethan Brown says their meatless products taste and feel like the real thing and they believe they can revolutionize the way we eat. 

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Will Robots Replace Humans?

November 18, 2014 4:34 pm | by Mike Collins | Articles | Comments

American manufacturing has had great success in automating factories with robots and computers in the last 50 years, and computers are now eliminating many service jobs. This has caused a lot of speculation about how far artificial intelligence can be developed.

Rockwell Automation, AT&T Partnership To Make Smarter Machines

November 18, 2014 12:09 pm | by Rockwell Automation | News | Comments

Rockwell Automation and AT&T are collaborating to improve remote asset utilization and connected machine management.                                     

Pittsburgh's Robot Renaissance

November 18, 2014 12:04 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Pittsburgh is experiencing major economic growth due to a booming robotics industry.                                               

Ford Pulls Back Curtain On New Shelby GT350

November 18, 2014 12:00 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

The Ford Shelby GT350 is back, powered by a 5.2-liter V8 engine producing over 500 horsepower.                                             

Toyota To Start Sales Of Fuel Cell Car

November 18, 2014 10:02 am | by Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press | News | Comments

There will only be a few hundred, and they won't be cheap, but Toyota is about to take its first small step into the unproven market for emissions-free, hydrogen-powered vehicles.                     

Nokia Plots Comeback With A Tablet

November 18, 2014 9:59 am | by Matti Huuhtanen, Associated Press | News | Comments

Just months after selling its ailing handsets unit to Microsoft, the Finnish company is planning to bring its brand back to consumers with a new tablet.                            

Reynolds Launching Heat-Not-Burn Cigarette

November 17, 2014 12:58 pm | by Michael Felberbaum, AP Tobacco Writer | News | Comments

Reynolds American is launching a cigarette that heats tobacco rather than burning it, hoping to capitalize on the growing appetite for alternatives to traditional smokes.                       

Why Diamonds May Be The Key To Smaller, Thinner Smartphones

November 17, 2014 12:47 pm | by Bloomberg News | Videos | Comments

Most microprocessors are made from silicon. AKHAN Technologies is developing a way to make them from industrial diamonds, allowing the chips to be thinner and require less energy.                     

Engineering Newswire: Engineers Drop Bombs For Safety

November 14, 2014 11:34 am | by Product Design & Development | Videos | Comments

Today's Engineering Newswire looks at dropping bombs for safety, coating batteries for consumption, and saying goodbye to our bearded friend.                               

The Future Of Robotics May Be A Robot You Wear

November 13, 2014 12:23 pm | by Bloomberg News | Videos | Comments

In a small lab at Purdue University in Indiana, a new kind of robot is being developed. Research could some day lead to a revolution in what we wear, from rehabilitative clothing to military performance enhancers, to everyday athletic gear. 

This Car Has A Jet Engine

November 13, 2014 12:14 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

The 1963 Chrysler Turbine car has a jet engine under its hood. In its heyday, it represented the future of automobiles.                                     

A $40 Invention That Could Transform Heathcare

November 13, 2014 12:02 pm | by Bloomberg News | Videos | Comments

British chip designer ARM Holdings is best known for supplying processors to mobile giants like Apple. Now the company has thrown its weight behind a tiny Cambridge-based startup named SimPrints that may be on the brink of revolutionizing the delivery of healthcare.

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