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Manufacturing Minute: The Hyperloop Moves Closer To Reality

July 30, 2015 | by Andy Szal, Digital Editor | Comments

In this episode, the Hyperloop moves closer to reality, unions may get overhauled, and self-driving taxis are coming.

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Industry Insider: What Amazon Business Means For Industrial Distributors, Pt. 2

July 29, 2015 9:50 am | by Industrial Distribution

Jack Keough talks about how distributors' practices will be affected by Amazon Business, and discusses the results of Acquity Group's recent study on the changing behavior of B2B customers.


Kill Switch Now Mandatory On California Phones

July 28, 2015 3:53 pm | by Wall Street Journal

California is the first state to require an antitheft kill switch technology be enabled on new devices. Zusha Elinson takes a look at how the technology works and whether at least one San Francisco repair shop has seen fewer stolen phones since the feature's introduction.


Manufacturing Minute: Record Auto Recall Fine

July 28, 2015 12:29 pm | by Jon Minnick, Editor

In this episode, the cities driving industrial growth, an electric flying car and a record recall fine.


The Fastest Sedan You Can Buy

July 28, 2015 12:25 pm | by CNNMoney

It's the fastest production sedan ever and probably has the best name: the Dodge Charger Hellcat. Peter Valdes-Dapena takes the Hellcat to the streets of Brooklyn.


Android Has A Major Security Flaw

July 28, 2015 12:22 pm | by CNNMoney

Android phones can get infected by merely receiving a picture via text message, according to research.


Jonathan Downey Navigates Future Of Drones

July 27, 2015 12:08 pm | by USA TODAY

Jonathan Downey, founder and CEO of Airware, is focusing his startup on designing hardware, software and data storage for commercial drones.


BMW Visit Could Signal Apple Is Working On Its Own Car

July 27, 2015 12:04 pm | by Newsy

Apple execs reportedly visited BMW's production line in Germany to study the i3 electric car. Is this meeting about CarPlay or Apple's own vehicle?


From The Top: Microsoft's Colin Masson On Cloud Computing

July 27, 2015 11:17 am | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor

Tomorrow's successful manufacturing business will be utilizing cloud computing to manage at least some aspects of their business. Colin Masson, global industry director of manufacturing at Microsoft, discusses why cloud computing and manufacturing go great together. 


Engineering Newswire: F-35 Test Fires Gatling Gun

July 24, 2015 11:35 am | by Product Design & Development

This Engineering Newswire, looks at testing firing the F-35's Gatling gun, diagnosing depression with smartphones and reconnecting with Pluto.


Levi's Jeans: Yoga Pants Are Killing Their Business

July 24, 2015 11:29 am | by Bloomberg Business

Tim Higgins reports on Levi's attempt to adapt to the yoga pants era.


Manufacturing Minute: Protecting Your Car From Cyberattacks

July 23, 2015 12:47 pm | by Abbey Dean, Editor

In this episode, designing “smart” factories of the future, indestructible tablets and securing your car from hackers.


Solar Company Plans To Light Up The World

July 23, 2015 12:39 pm | by Bloomberg Business

All Solar Lights CEO Paul Hitchens discusses bringing solar lighting solutions to some of the poorest and most remote communities on Earth. 


Two Convertibles: Rolls-Royce vs. Ferrari

July 23, 2015 12:27 pm | by CNNMoney

Peter Valdes-Dapena test drives a pair of big money convertibles: the new Ferrari California T and a Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupé. Because if you can afford one luxury car, you can probably afford two.


Lululemon Now Makes Beer To Go With Its Yoga Pants

July 23, 2015 12:21 pm | by Buzz60

High-end yoga pants purveyor Lululemon is getting into the beer business with it's own special craft brew. 


Industry Insider: What Does Amazon Business Really Mean For Industrial Distributors?

July 22, 2015 12:13 pm | by Industrial Distribution

A look at the impact of the newly founded Amazon Business on industrial distributors.


Accessible 3D Printing And Digital Piracy

July 22, 2015 12:05 pm | by Wall Street Journal

Thanks to accessible 3D printing companies like Shapeways, DIY hobbyists can turn their designs into 3D objects and sell them online. And that’s raising serious questions about intellectual property rights for some companies.


Manufacturing Minute: Competition For Tesla

July 21, 2015 12:30 pm | by Jon Minnick, Editor

In this episode, Tesla may be facing serious competition soon, a hitchhiking robot and the latest on rail safety. 


The 10 Ways Driverless Cars Will Redefine The Future

July 21, 2015 12:18 pm | by Bloomberg Business

McKinsey & Co Principal Dominik Wee discusses the future for driverless cars.


From The Top: A Conversation With Trek Executive Scott Forest

July 20, 2015 12:43 pm | by Abbey Dean, Editor

Trek’s Global Director of Continuous Improvement discusses trends within the industry. 


Is This The Ultimate Hack-Proof Smartphone?

July 20, 2015 12:29 pm | by Bloomberg Business

While smartphone apps may make life a little more convenient, there are concerns over their security. Javier Aguera is co-founder of Blackphone, which has been praised for its tough encryption and hack-proof reputation. 



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