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Danish Team Breaks Data Transmission Rate Record Over Single Fiber Cable

Danish Team Breaks Data Transmission Rate Record Over Single Fiber Cable

July 31, 2014 | Source: phys.org

A team at Denmark’s Karlsruhe Institute for Technology has broken the data transmission rate record previously set by a team in Germany.

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Glint’s Self-Tracking Solar Concentrator Could Cut Solar Power Costs in Half

Glint’s Self-Tracking Solar Concentrator Could Cut Solar Power Costs in Half

July 31, 2014 | Source: www.technologyreview.com

Glint is developing a novel solar concentrator in which an embedded liquid layer provides passive and automatic optical alignment to the incident sunlight, adjusting the optical properties of the concentrator to track the position of the sun.

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| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
Hackers’ Blitz – Industrial Espionage Hits German Industry; Exposes Vulnerability, Batters Innovation

Hackers’ Blitz – Industrial Espionage Hits German Industry; Exposes Vulnerability, Batters Innovation

July 31, 2014 | Source: www.dw.de

German security firm Corporate Trust has come out with a report titled ‘Industrial Espionage 2014,’ which throws light on how industrial espionage has cost the German industry nearly $16 billion in loss from 2013 onward.

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| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
Baxter’s Day Out: Manufacturing Robot Redefines Novelty, Gets Closer to the Real World

Baxter’s Day Out: Manufacturing Robot Redefines Novelty, Gets Closer to the Real World

July 31, 2014 | Source: www.newscientist.com

Designed with a perspective of redefining the way robots can be used in manufacturing environments, Rethink Robotics’ iconic industrial robot – Baxter – is finding a range of unusual alternative applications – from treating patients to farming in space, reports the New Scientist.

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| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
Australia’s Technology Sector Firing On All Cylinders; Outpaces U.S., UK’s Software Growth

Australia’s Technology Sector Firing On All Cylinders; Outpaces U.S., UK’s Software Growth

July 31, 2014 | Source: www.smh.com.au

According to a new report, growth in the local tech sector of Australia has outpaced that in the U.S. and the U.K. over the past six years.

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| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

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