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Bosch invents new electric car battery to double mileage

The cheaper battery could be lucrative as more people turn to electric cars in the aftermath of the Volkswagen emissions scandal<p>German electronics firm Bosch says it will have a solid state battery on the market by 2020 that will double the range of electric cars at half the cost of today’s …

Autopsies find 79% of former football players tested positive for brain disease CTE

Just days after a violent opening weekend to the 2015 season, results from an ongoing study show that 87 of 91 former NFL players autopsied by …

Qualcomm Makes A Bid To Lead Drone Revolution With New Chip

The mobile world has become a static place in many ways. The global market for top tier smartphones has solidified around Apple and Samsung, at least outside of China. While Apple continues to sell its iPhones like hot cakes for the time being, the Samsung phone empire is waning and the company is …

Intelligent Machines: The jobs robots will steal first

<b>If you are sitting at a desk, driving a taxi or carrying a hod, stop for a moment and ask: could a robot or machine do this job better?</b><p>The answer, unfortunately for you, is probably - yes.<p>The debate about whether machines will eliminate the need for human employment is no longer just …

Surgeon General's prescription for health: walkable communities

It's not easy to walk in much of North America; most people now live in suburbs that were designed for cars. Now the US Surgeon General, Vice Admiral …

Sony wants you to ignore its own marketing and stop using its Xperia devices underwater

Up until now, Sony marketed its Xperia smartphones as being usable underwater, thanks to their IP68 ratings. However, Sony changed around its Xperia …

America’s Highways are Crumbling. Is That a Bad Thing?

Ryan Holeywell | @RyanHoleywell | September 9, 2015<p>Seoul's Cheonggyecheon stream was covered with an elevated highway until 2003, when the city's …

Here's Where Electric Vehicles Actually Cause More Pollution Than Gas Cars

<i>This story originally appeared on Citylab.</i><p>The idea that gasoline cars might cause less environmental harm than electric vehicles seems impossibly backwards. But consider the following thought experiment before you dismiss it out of hand.<p>A view from the tailpipe gives EVs a clear edge: no emissions, …

Wisconsin Is Officially America’s Drunkest State

The state that has given us J.J. Watt, Miller Lite, and cheese-shaped headgear, has officially taken the title of drunkest in the union.<p>In a recent survey performed by detox.net, Wisconsin was found to have the most binge drinkers, with 24 percent of residents having four or more beverages in a …

New process could usher in "graphene-driven industrial revolution"

It's hard to find an article about graphene that doesn't include the words "wonder material" somewhere within it. Less wondrous, unfortunately, is …

Nanotech

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Wisconsin budget that once was a plus for Scott Walker could hurt him in 2016

It wasn't long ago that the forecasting arm of the Wisconsin Legislature was predicting that state government by mid-2015 would be flush with a surplus topping $1 billion, which Gov. Scott Walker could have showcased in his bid for the Republican presidential nomination.<p>Today, that projected …

Economy

House OKs free public Wi-Fi bill

The proposal to provide free wireless Internet access in public spaces has inched closer to becoming a law after the House of Representatives …

Digital Journalism: The Next Generation

1.<p>It was with great anticipation that I arrived for my appointment at the editorial offices of <i>BuzzFeed</i> on West 23rd Street in Manhattan. Among …

Journalism

National Lab Director On Tesla Battery: 'This Is The Future, Now'

At the foot of Table Mountain in Denver, the federal government’s Energy Systems Integration Facility runs a megawatt-scale model of the nation’s electrical grid, so scientists and engineers can plug in new technologies to see how they’ll affect the system.<p>That work has become increasingly urgent, …

All of Germany just signed up to this micropayment app that people think is the future of news on the web

Not just some of them — <i>all</i> of them. Eighteen dailies and 15 weeklies. The app now has an almost complete lock on national news in Germany.<p>That's big news, not just for the two-year-old startup, but also for the wider digital publishing ecosystem. The success of a micropayments models depends on …

Helsinki’s free, city-wide Wi-Fi network is faster than your home internet

Many cities offer Wi-Fi hotspots for visitors. Very few local governments, however, offer free, unrestricted, high-speed Wi-Fi, fast enough for streaming video—the sort that makes your paid-for home Wi-Fi look sluggish. And even fewer provide upload speeds on par with download speeds.<p>Yet visit the …

Helsinki

Seattle’s smart plan to remake its streets

On Tuesday, March 24, an overturned fish truck turned Seattle into a parking lot, giving residents of this traffic-clogged city yet another reminder …

Urban Design

Firefighters Try To Shoot Down Camera Drone with Their Hoses

Angry (and possibly drunk) neighbors aren’t the only ones attacking camera drones these days. Yesterday, a man named John Thompson took his drone to …

Drones

Automated Insights’ WordSmith challenges NPR’s finest to a writing race

As technology becomes more advanced, we become less relevant. Well, our jobs, that is. With the rise of automation and a growing dependence on …

AP uses automation to increase story output tenfold

Automating earnings reports for AP business news has freed up staff time by 20 per cent, said the outlet's Lou Ferrara at the World News Media …

High-yield yeast converts 97 percent of a plant's sugars to biofuel

The Department of Energy's BioEnergy Science Center announced a major breakthrough in the biofuel field yesterday: a newly developed strain of yeast capable of producing more than three times the amount of fuel from plant matter as the current record holder. The Center has teamed with Mascoma LLC …

Robert Reich: Crony capitalism is crippling the economy

The former secretary of labor on specialized tax breaks — and why we need to get our corporations off the dole<p>Robert Reich<p>May 31, 2015 11:00am (UTC)<p>This originally appeared on Robert Reich’s blog.<p>Corporations aren’t people, despite what the Supreme Court says, and they don’t need or deserve …

There's been a horrific slump in the value of 'old media' companies

The sale of the San Diego Union-Tribune in early May for $85 million underscored the horrific slump in the value of "old media" companies in recent years.<p>Although the sum paid by Tribune Publishing was only marginally below the $110 million in a 2011 sale of the San Diego group and excluded some …

Trains: The future on Rails - OpenMind

<b>603 kilometers an hour</b> is the latest record of rail technology. It was achieved on April 21, 2015 by the Japanese experimental train <b>“L Zero”</b>, which …

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