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China marks decade of human spaceflight

June 10, 2013 12:15 pm | by CHRISTOPHER BODEEN, Associated Press | News | Comments

China's astronauts have braved the tension of docking with a space station and performed delicate tasks outside their orbiting capsule, but now face a more down-to-earth job that is perhaps equally challenging: Talking to young people about science.

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Intelligence chief defends Internet spying program

June 10, 2013 11:59 am | by JIM KUHNHENN LARA JAKES, Associated Press | News | Comments

Eager to quell a domestic furor over U.S. spying, the nation's top intelligence official stressed Saturday that a previously undisclosed program for tapping into Internet usage is authorized by Congress, falls under strict supervision of a secret court and cannot intentionally target a U.S. citizen.

10 Years of Screaming at Circuits

June 10, 2013 11:53 am | by Screaming Circuits | Blogs | Comments

ladies and gentlemen and engineers of all ages... Screaming Circuits, A Milwaukee Electronics company, is celebrating ten years of specializing in speedy prototype assembly.In honor of your great support, we're having a party! Come and see where it all happens....

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Introduction to Fractional Factorial Designed Experiments

June 10, 2013 11:41 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | Blogs | Comments

Scientific inquiry is aided by sensible application of statistical tools. I grew up around the best minds in applied statistics. My father was an eminent applied statistican, and George Box (the person in the video) was often around our house … Continue reading →

Globally, people resigned to little privacy online

June 10, 2013 11:29 am | by FRANK BAJAK & JACK CHANG, Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. government snooping does not surprise global Internet users, who say they already have few expectations of online privacy as governments increasingly monitor people's digital lives and Internet companies often acquiesce. Concerned privacy activists called on people to better protect their digital data.

Yes, manufacturing is back in the U.S.

June 10, 2013 10:56 am | by Harry Moser, Contributor | Blogs | Comments

PD&D Executive Editor David Mantey recently published the article “Is It Possible to Bring Manufacturing Back to the U.S.?” The article offers some good insight on the reshoring debate, as well as some common misinterpretation of the subject. Mr. Mantey and his subject Mr. Young acknowledge that reshoring, or not offshoring, has become a viable alternative in the consciousness of the business world.

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Display system comes with a controller-only option

June 10, 2013 10:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

Parker’s Electromechanical Automation Division announces the release of the next generation of its Parker Factory Display (PFD) visualization system. PFD offers unprecedented flexibility and impact for delivering critical messages to associates on the factory floor.

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Leak of NSA programs tests US, China ties

June 10, 2013 10:14 am | by GILLIAN WONG, Associated Press | News | Comments

A day after the presidents of China and the United States ended their first summit, pledges of cooperation by the two leaders faced an early test from an unexpected quarter -- an American intelligence contractor was leaking highly sensitive U.S. surveillance programs from his hiding place in the Chinese territory of Hong Kong.

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Source module features -134 dBc/Hz phase noise at 10 KHz offset

June 10, 2013 10:08 am | Crystek Crystal | Product Releases | Comments

Crystek Microwave announces the release of a 2 GHZ RF Source, the CRFS75-2000. Crystek designed the module using proprietary circuitry and SAW (surface acoustic wave) resonator technology to provide ultra-low jitter/phase noise performance with true SineWave output.

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Engineering Newswire 41: New suits designed for 'space diving'

June 10, 2013 9:53 am | Videos | Comments

Hi-tech inventors at Solar System Express and biotech designers Juxtopia are collaborating on a suit set to release in 2016, which will allow adrenaline junkies to space dive from up to 62 miles above the Earth's surface - at the very edge of space - and safely land using thruster boots instead of a parachute.

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The Internet can control your body

June 10, 2013 9:39 am | by Stephanie Carmichael, Contributor | Blogs | Comments

The Internet really can do anything. Like telekinesis, for instance. It’s got that covered, too. A new open API called BodyRemote uses connected devices like computers and even iPhones to control someone’s body from across the great space of the Internet anywhere in the world. But to do good — promise!

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Securing the cloud

June 10, 2013 12:00 am | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Homomorphic encryption is one of the most exciting new research topics in cryptography, which promises to make cloud computing perfectly secure. With it, a Web user would send encrypted data to a server in the cloud, which would process it without decrypting it and send back a still-encrypted result. Sometimes, however, the server needs to know something about the data it’s handling. Otherwise, some computational tasks become prohibit...

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Microsoft, HP make laptop pitch to Maine educators

June 8, 2013 10:46 am | by DAVID SHARP - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

Representatives of Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard are making the rounds to build support as Maine educators decide which laptops or tablets they're going to provide to more than 70,000 middle and high school students this fall. Microsoft Education's chief technology officer Cameron Evans...

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Addressing the data deluge challenge in mobile networks with intelligent content caching

June 7, 2013 3:31 pm | by Seong Hwan Kim, Ph.D., Technical Marketing Manager, LSI | Articles | Comments

The most recent IDC Predictions 2013: Competing on the 3RD Platform report forecasts the biggest driver of IT growth to once again be mobile devices (smartphones, tablets, e-readers, etc.), generating around 20 percent of all IT purchases....

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Fusing resistors feature temperature protection

June 7, 2013 2:16 pm | Koa Speer Electronics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

KOA Speer announced its TPR Series temperature protection fusing resistors. The resistors safely interrupt open circuits up to AC250 V voltage and completely isolate the circuit after quickly fusing to the overload. These fusing resistors feature

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