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Why You Shouldn’t Be That Excited About Tesla’s New Incentive Program

July 31, 2015 | by Abbey Dean, Editor | News | Comments

A reminder of why it’s important to read the fine print.

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Obama Calls For Exaflop Supercomputer To Rival China's

July 31, 2015 3:45 pm | by Megan Crouse, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

At present, China’s Tianhe-2 holds the title of the world’s most powerful computer.


Settlement In Wrongful Death Suit Over Brewery Keg Explosion

July 31, 2015 3:26 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The worker died while pressurizing a plastic beer keg with air.


WTO Rules Against China In Specialty Steel Dispute

July 31, 2015 3:17 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The decision was a victory for the United States, AK Steel and Allegheny Ludlum.


STEM Salaries Fall For Second Quarter In A Row

July 31, 2015 3:13 pm | by Megan Crouse, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

PayScale tracks wages across industries, showing change over time.


OSHA Fines Southcross Energy Over January Fire

July 31, 2015 3:09 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The plant processes midstream cryogenic natural gas for Southcross.


Extended Slump In Oil Taking Toll On Industry, Economy

July 31, 2015 3:01 pm | by Jonathan Fahey, AP Energy Writer | News | Comments

Industry layoffs seem to be accelerating as oil prices droop.


Mondelez To Invest In Mexican Facility, Cut 600 Jobs In Chicago

July 31, 2015 2:56 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

It plans to spend $130 million to install four state-of-the-art lines in Salinas.


In The Mix: 3 Cool Uses For Algae

July 31, 2015 2:51 pm | by Meagan Parrish, Kari Imberg, Editors | Videos | Comments

Consider these three cool new ways scientists are using different types of algae.


The Honest Co. In Hot Seat Over 'Ineffective' Sunscreen

July 31, 2015 2:50 pm | by Meagan Parrish, Editor | News | Comments

Can products that ditch the chemicals still remain effective?


Czech Mates: Once Bound For Siberia, This Airborne Duo Keeps Climbing Higher

July 31, 2015 10:28 am | by Tomas Kellner, GE Reports Staff | News | Comments

Aircraft Industries has a history of making small turboprops that can handle extreme conditions.


Microsoft Says 14M Computers Now Running Windows 10

July 31, 2015 10:19 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Microsoft says it's releasing the software in waves to make sure downloads go smoothly.


Arctic-Bound Ship Leaves Portland After Oil Drilling Protest

July 31, 2015 10:13 am | by Terrence Petty, Dan Joling, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Authorities used boats, personal watercraft, poles and their bare hands to remove protesters.


Report: U.S. Proposes Currency Manipulation Discussions Outside Of TPP

July 31, 2015 10:02 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Critics accused the Obama administration of attempting to circumvent Congress' directives.


Early 1900s Auto Factory In Indiana Being Demolished

July 30, 2015 3:44 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Haynes Automobile Co.'s four-story brick building dates to 1916.


Commuters Don't Want Self-Driving Cars Anymore

July 30, 2015 3:36 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor | News | Comments

Lack of control is the main issue for drivers who prefer no self-driving capability.


Facebook Ready To Test Giant Drone For Internet Service

July 30, 2015 3:30 pm | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Engineers at the giant social network say they've built a drone with a 140-foot wingspan.


Poll: Majority Of Manufacturers Rely On Spreadsheets Instead Of ERP

July 30, 2015 3:22 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The 2015 report surveyed 116 manufacturers and distributors.


Senate Panel Passes Bill Lifting Crude Oil Export Ban

July 30, 2015 3:10 pm | by Kevin Freking, The Associated Press | News | Comments

A panel has approved legislation that would lift the 40-year-old ban on crude oil exports.


Decision On Exxon Mobil-New Jersey Settlement Weeks Away

July 30, 2015 2:52 pm | by Geoff Mulvihill, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The deal includes damages related to pollution at about 1,700 gas station sites.


Startup Hopes To Revolutionize Construction With 3D Printing

July 30, 2015 2:39 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

They can print matrices that serve as the internal structure for buildings.  



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