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A song of sparks and fire: RoboWars takes engineers to battle

Slicing blades, repurposed power drills and crashes aplenty -- engineers and electronics hobbyists are stepping out of their sheds with machines designed to fight, and the crowds are loving it.

By May 26, 2015

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IBM's Watson swallows 1,900 TED talks, can now bore you to death

Technically Incorrect: You have truly deep questions. Watson has the answers. He's like Yoda without the knowing smile.

By May 26, 2015

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This is one time when an engineer is indispensable

Technically Incorrect: Two million people have already marveled on YouTube, as soldiers fail to load a tank onto a transporter. Sometimes, only an engineer can fix things.

By May 17, 2015

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3D-printed mini jet engine revved up to 33,000rpm

GE creates a little-engine-that-could using an advanced metal 3D-printing technique and then put it through testing like a full-size engine.

By May 13, 2015

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Inside the Advanced Engineering of Williams F1

Williams have been at the cutting edge of motorsport engineering for decades. XCAR took a look inside their Advanced Engineering department to find out what role they will play in the future.

May 11, 2015

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Google engineer dies in Everest avalanche after Nepal quake

Dan Fredinburg, an engineer in Google's Project X division, was among more than a dozen climbers killed in avalanche set off by Nepal's massive earthquake.

By April 26, 2015

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Mozilla overhauls Firefox smartphone plan to focus on quality, not cost

After its $25 phones fail to dent the dominance of Google and Apple, the Firefox backer will try to compete using technological superiority -- and maybe by adding key Android apps, too.

By May 22, 2015

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The world's first 3D-printed, battery powered rocket engine destined for space

New Zealand-based Rocket Lab has built a rocket engine that's not only 3D-printed -- it uses electric motors to drive the turbopumps.

By April 15, 2015

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Could Windows go open source? A top Microsoft engineer says 'definitely possible'

"It's a new Microsoft," engineer and Technical Fellow Mark Russinovich tells attendees at an open-source conference. Still, an open-source Windows shouldn't be expected anytime soon.

By April 3, 2015

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Engineering students extinguish fire with sound

A pair of engineering students created a new type of fire extinguisher that uses sound waves to put out flames.

By March 26, 2015