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Amazon reportedly laying off engineers after Fire phone flameout

"Dozens" of engineers have been dismissed in recent weeks from the secretive lab behind Amazon's consumer hardware, the Wall Street Journal reports.

By August 26, 2015

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NASA tests the 'Ferrari of rocket engines' for mission to Mars

The RS-25 engine for NASA's new Space Launch System rocket makes current jet engines look like "a wind-up toy."

By August 13, 2015

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Lego rolls out '80s-tastic Ferrari F40 with removable 'V-8 engine'

The latest in the Lego Creator series is a classic Ferrari from the days of Jordache jeans, perms and Cyndi Lauper's debut.

By June 25, 2015

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Dear sexists, this is what engineers actually look like

Technically Incorrect: In response to criticism of an ad featuring a female engineer, the Twitter hashtag #Ilooklikeanegineer attracts pictures of the sort of people that some wouldn't expect.

By August 4, 2015

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Verizon launches Hum, a smart device for your dumb car

The mobile-app-supported Hum allows people to monitor a vehicle's health and to contact nearby roadside assistance. Out of the box, Hum works with over 150 million vehicles.

By August 26, 2015

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Xbox One backwards compatibility is an 'enormous engineering challenge'

"Many people told us it would be impossible."

By July 22, 2015

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From steam engines to the speed of thought

It won't be long before we wonder how the world got along without solar and bio-based power, technology-enhanced vision and driverless electric cars.

By July 16, 2015

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Reddit loses chief engineer just days after Interim CEO Ellen Pao's exit

Ex-Facebooker Bethanye Blount spent less than two months at Reddit before, she says, she realized that the social-news site's plans for the future may be unworkable.

By July 14, 2015

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DARPA wants to engineer fake bacteria to patrol the human gut

By building synthetic bacteria that can be taken in pill form, DARPA-funded researchers seek to keep our digestive systems in fighting form.

By June 16, 2015

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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