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Moore's Law is the reason your iPhone is so thin and cheap

Intel co-founder Gordon Moore's observation 50 years ago set the groundwork for self-driving cars on the road and computers in our pockets today.

By April 16, 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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Adios, silicon: Why exotic designs are the future for the chips in your gadgets

Decades of progress creating conventional computer chips will stall in the coming years, forcing some far-out ideas on semiconductor makers. Carbon nanotubes or quantum computing, anyone?

By April 17, 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

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Engineers skeptical about Tim Cook (marketers love him), says survey

Technically Incorrect: A survey comparing engineers with marketers shows very different views of Tim Cook and Apple. Fifty percent of engineers view Cook negatively. Zero percent said they'd buy an Apple Watch.

By March 22, 2015

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New Toyota Camry design, same old engine (pictures)

For 2015, Toyota gives its Camry model attractive styling, with an aggressive front end and big intakes, but under the hood, engine options remain the same from the previous generation.

31 Images By March 20, 2015

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EBR 1190RX: The return of the great American superbike

In the world of American motorcycles, tradition usually trumps technology. Erik Buell has been pushing the two-wheeled envelope for decades, and EBR looks set to bring us into the future.

By April 14, 2015

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Apple's splashy developer fest kicks off June 8

The company's always popular Worldwide Developers Conference will take place in San Francisco in the second week of June, giving us a peek at the new versions of OS X and iOS.

By April 14, 2015

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The new one-port MacBook Air was one big mistake, says (fake) Apple engineer

Technically Incorrect: A splendidly absurd video that purports to reveal the real reason for the new MacBook Air design is making many laugh on YouTube.

By March 12, 2015