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In the wake of the tornado that tore through central Oklahoma, a team of students have ramped up the design of UAVs to track them.
1 | May 24, 2013 10:50am |
New report from McKinsey Global Institute identify the top world-changing technologies that will add the most value to the global economy.
2 | May 24, 2013 9:12am |
Potential legal problems aren't scaring away investors from sharing startups.
1 | May 24, 2013 8:27am |
Think of your workday as a series of shorter sprints, not a marathon.
2 | May 24, 2013 4:00am |
Student loan defaults in the United States are now at a record high and recent graduates are on average accumulating more debt than ever.
37 | May 23, 2013 7:58pm |
There's one problem with the swift rise of the Greek yogurt industry: acid whey.
2 | May 23, 2013 2:16pm |
Old habits die hard. As natural gas prices rise, coal has reversed its slide and surged ahead as the clear leader in electric power generation. CO2? What CO2?
22 | May 23, 2013 12:33pm |
The Nikkei index took a nosedive overnight on debt fears as bond rates rose. Japan has otherwise experienced major growth through government stimulus over the past year.
1 | May 23, 2013 10:30am |
German software giant SAP has partnered with Specialisterne to help it find, recruit and train people with autism to work as programmers, data quality assurance specialists and product testers.
6 | May 23, 2013 10:05am |
The Zappos-style Southeast Asia-based online fashion store has raised $100 million to scale up operations.
2 | May 23, 2013 8:45am |
Once a bastion of dungarees and power tools, the iconic retailer thinks it has figured out a modern way to market all those abandoned stores that it still owns.
2 | May 23, 2013 7:51am |
There's more good news for Tesla.
18 | May 23, 2013 6:35am |
Soldiers who carry 100-pound loads for substantial periods of time across rough and hilly terrain can often suffer injuries and fatigue -- but DARPA's Warrior Web aims to change that.
May 23, 2013 5:38am |
Get alerts when you're about to orbit over the Grand Canyon! Learn whether you'll need an umbrella on Jupiter today! These things work for earthlings too.
May 23, 2013 5:36am |
In the next step for the deployment of unmanned aerial vehicles, the U.S. Navy took its MQ-4C Triton maritime drone to the skies for the first time.
1 | May 23, 2013 5:00am |
A Wisconsin engineer has printed what he calls the "Lulz Liberator" on a commercially-available printer.
2 | May 23, 2013 4:44am |
Amazon's new publishing platform may be a genius business move, but without any serious quality control, will the market be flooded with bad writing?
1 | May 23, 2013 4:43am |
China's aviation regulator has granted Boeing permission to begin 787 aircraft operations in the region.
May 23, 2013 3:58am |
Some auto manufacturers are dipping their toes into co-creation with customers, seeking design preferences via online communities, social network sites, crowdsourcing and contests.
3 | May 22, 2013 7:01pm |
Big week for NASA last week. The Kepler space telescope, the most prolific exoplanet detector ever, is paralyzed. Meanwhile, the Dream Chaser spacecraft is prepping for its first test flights.
May 22, 2013 3:44pm |