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Privacy Notices Online Probably Don't Match Your Expectations

June 2, 2015 11:45 am | by American Marketing Association | News | Comments

Consumers often complain that online companies violate their privacy--but the problem may be with the consumers themselves. According to a new study in the Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, there can be a big discrepancy...

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A Major Advance in Mastering the Extraordinary Properties of an Emerging Semiconductor

June 2, 2015 11:40 am | by Polytechnique Montreal | News | Comments

A team of researchers from Universite de Montreal, Polytechnique Montreal and the Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS) in France is the first to succeed in preventing two-dimensional layers of black phosphorus from oxidating...

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Movimento Launches First OTA Platform to Update Every Car Module, Including Legacy Vehicles

June 2, 2015 11:22 am | by Movimento Group | News | Comments

The Software-Defined Car™, those intelligent vehicles  we are now increasingly driving, took a giant step forward in functionality and security through today's introduction of the new Movimento Over-the-Air (OTA) Platform. The platform marks the first time that the three key elements...

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IMS2015: The Industry Weighs In

June 2, 2015 11:02 am | by Sarah Goncalves, Associate Editor, @SarahG_WDD | Blogs | Comments

This year, IMS2015 featured a record-breaking number of exhibitors from over 600 companies, sharing the latest in microwave and RF technology.  I asked several industry representatives who were at the convention to comment...

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Trees Are Source For High-Capacity, Soft and Elastic Batteries

June 2, 2015 10:09 am | by KTH, Royal Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A method for making elastic high-capacity batteries from wood pulp was unveiled by researchers in Sweden and the US. Using nanocellulose broken down from tree fibres, a team from KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stanford University...

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Wireless Minute: Make Any Sound System Wireless

June 2, 2015 10:04 am | by Jon Dipierro, Janine E. Mooney | Videos | Comments

Linkplay Technologies has introduced Cobblestone, a simple little device that streams music to your sound system. Cobblestone has very basic controls that make it easy to use as a powered speaker or use your Wifi network to control ... 

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Distant Radio Galaxies Reveal Hidden Structures Right Above Our Heads

June 2, 2015 10:02 am | by Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics | News | Comments

By observing galaxies billions of light-years away, a team of astronomers has detected tube-like structures mere hundreds of kilometres above the Earth's surface. "For over 60 years, scientists believed these structures existed but by imaging...

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New Heterogeneous Wavelength Tunable Laser Diode for High-Frequency Efficiency

June 2, 2015 9:29 am | by Tohoku University | News | Comments

Researchers at Tohoku University and the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) in Japan, have developed a novel ultra-compact heterogeneous wavelength tunable laser diode...

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FBI Behind Mysterious Surveillance Aircraft Over US Cities

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

The FBI is operating a small air force with scores of low-flying planes across the country carrying video and, at times, cellphone surveillance technology — all hidden behind fictitious companies that are fronts for the government, The Associated Press ... 

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Tesla Motors Co-Founder Wants to Electrify Commercial Trucks

June 2, 2015 9:18 am | by Terence Chea, Associated Press | News | Comments

Twelve years ago, Ian Wright and some fellow engineers launched Tesla Motors, a Silicon Valley company that has helped jumpstart the market for electric cars. Now, the Tesla co-founder wants to electrify noisy...

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Apple's Siri Has New Role in 'Smart' Home Systems

June 2, 2015 9:14 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Hey Siri, turn off the kitchen light. The first "smart" home gadgets that can be controlled by Apple's voice-activated digital assistant are going on sale this week, just days after rival tech giant Google announced it's building its own software for Internet-connected ... 

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NASA Tests Aircraft Wing Coatings that Slough Bug Guts

June 2, 2015 9:11 am | by NASA | News | Comments

Bug guts create drag, and drag increases fuel consumption. But aircraft of the future could be made more fuel-efficient with non-stick coatings NASA recently tested on Boeing’s ecoDemonstrator 757...

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Tough Biogel Structures Produced by 3-D Printing

June 2, 2015 9:01 am | by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office | News | Comments

Researchers have developed a new way of making tough — but soft and wet — biocompatible materials, called “hydrogels,” into complex and intricately patterned shapes. The process might lead to injectable materials...

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Photo of the Day: SAW vs. BAW

June 2, 2015 12:01 am | by API Technologies, Inc. | News | Comments

SAW and BAW delay lines in particular offer several advantages over other signal wave technologies and are used in a variety of applications, from Electronic Warfare (EW) target generation to communications systems for television and video. While they ... 

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You Get to Watch It Live: NASA's Flying Saucer Test

June 1, 2015 4:42 pm | by NASA | News | Comments

Since Orville Wright first took to the skies over Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, experimental flight tests have been a relatively singular affair, with aviators taking their untried machines into the sky in search of good data and a great hangar story...

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