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Photos of the Day: NASA Puts 'Swarmies' to the Test

August 19, 2014 10:02 am | by NASA | Comments

A small band of NASA engineers and interns is about to begin testing a group of robots and related software that will show whether it's possible for autonomous machines to scurry about an alien world such as the moon searching for and gathering resources just as an ant colony does...

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Autonomous Swarming Robots to Explore Alien Worlds

August 19, 2014 9:45 am | by NASA | Comments

A small band of NASA engineers and interns is about to begin testing a group of robots and related software that will show whether it's possible for autonomous machines to scurry about an alien world such as the moon searching for and gathering resources just as an ant colony does...

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Spacewalking Astronauts Release Baby Satellite

August 19, 2014 9:38 am | by Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer | Comments

Spacewalking astronauts launched a tiny Peruvian research satellite Monday, setting it loose on a mission to observe Earth. Russian Oleg Artemiev cast the 4-inch box off with his gloved right hand as the International Space Station sailed 260 miles above the cloud-flecked planet...

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Government Wants to Make Cars Talk to Each Other

August 19, 2014 9:16 am | by Joan Lowy, Associated Press | Comments

The Obama administration said Monday it is taking a first step toward requiring that future cars and light trucks be equipped with technology that enables them to warn each other of potential danger in time to avoid collisions. A research report released by the National Highway...

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A Closer Look: Do More with Companion Devices

August 19, 2014 9:00 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | Comments

Apple has ways of encouraging you to buy more of its products: It offers bonus features on devices like the iPhone and iPad that work only when paired with other Apple gadgets. Amazon does it, too. It's understandable. The devices need to communicate with each other...

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Arches, Canyonlands, National Parks Ban Drones

August 19, 2014 8:51 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Drones are now officially banned in Arches and Canyonlands national parks in southeastern Utah. Kevin Moore, acting chief ranger for the two parks, says the unmanned aircrafts disrupt wildlife and are an intrusion on visitors looking for tranquility...

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Google's Pivotal IPO Launched a Decade of Big Bets

August 18, 2014 4:44 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Google's IPO, a decade ago this week, launched the company on a trajectory that continues to reshape its business and much of the world in its orbit. And CEO Larry Page is determined to push even further. Page's vision is that ...  

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BlackBerry Forms Business Unit to Hold Patent Portfolio

August 18, 2014 4:39 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

BlackBerry has created a new business unit that will combine some of its most innovative technology and patent portfolio as the company focuses away from handheld devices. The unit, to be called BlackBerry Technology Solutions, will be ...

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GE Healthcare Introduces the Next Gen Pocket-Sized Ultrasound

August 18, 2014 4:18 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

GE Healthcare introduces the Vscan with Dual Probe with the first of its kind 2-in-1 probe to give healthcare providers more uses for pocket ultrasound. This powerful pocket-sized ultrasound tool houses two transducers in a single ... 

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Chinese Man Accused of Hacking for Defense Data

August 18, 2014 4:13 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

A federal grand jury in Los Angeles has charged a Chinese businessman with a computer hacking scheme to steal information on military projects, including fighter jets, to sell to Chinese companies. City News ...       

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Recycling Batteries into Solar Cells

August 18, 2014 2:00 pm | by David Chandler, MIT News Office | Comments

This could be a classic win-win solution: A system proposed by researchers at MIT recycles materials from discarded car batteries — a potential source of lead pollution — into new, long-lasting solar panels that provide emissions-free ...

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Molecular Engineers Record an Electron's Quantum Behavior

August 18, 2014 12:43 pm | by University of Chicago | Comments

A team of researchers has developed a technique to record the quantum mechanical behavior of an individual electron contained within a nanoscale defect in diamond. Their technique uses ultrafast pulses of laser light both to control the defect's entire quantum state...

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'Cavity Protection Effect' Helps to Conserve Quantum Information

August 18, 2014 12:35 pm | by Vienna University of Technology | Comments

Coupling atomic spins in diamonds to microwave resonators could lead to new quantum technologies. Researchers have now managed to dramatically prolong the time these systems can store information. The electronics we use for our computers only knows two different states...

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Hot Mobile Selects CALLUP’s SIM OTA Platform to Manage SIM Cards

August 18, 2014 12:29 pm | by CALLUP | Comments

CALLUP announced that Israel’s Hot Mobile cellular telecommunications operator selected CALLUP’s SIM OTA platform for remote management, over the air, of files and applets on SIM cards. With SIM OTA, Hot Mobile will be able to manage the entire SIM card life cycle

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ON Semiconductor Completes Acquisition of Aptina Imaging

August 18, 2014 12:25 pm | by ON Semiconductor | Comments

ON Semiconductor announced the completion of its acquisition of Aptina Imaging. The total consideration of approximately $400 million in cash for the acquisition of Aptina Imaging was funded by cash on the balance sheet and ON Semiconductor’s existing revolving line of credit...

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