Content posted in July 2013
You Dream It & They Print It
7/29/2013  19 comments
Thinker Thing, a startup company in Chile, focuses on designing oftware to print objects using a person's brain activities.
Smartwatch Popularity on the Rise
7/26/2013  42 comments
Many tech companies are seeking to introduce and dominate in the burgeoning smartwatch market. Is it the next big thing?
Loss of Subsidies Could Burst EV Bubble
7/25/2013  62 comments
Sales of electric cars and batteries will climb steadily over the next five years, but what happens if government subsidies disappear?
Autodesk Integrates HSM Express Software Into Inventor Suite
7/25/2013  1 comment
Autodesk has acquired HSMWorks and has integrated HMSExpress CAM 2D/2.5D and HMSExpress into Autodesk Inventor 3D modeling software.
Growth Could Be on the Way for Lithium-Ion Battery Market
7/24/2013  17 comments
A study says lithium-ion batteries will see growth over the next five years, even though electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids aren't expected to hit the high sales figures once projected for them.
Using Simple Language to Program Computers
7/23/2013  12 comments
MIT researchers are developing an algorithm to convert natural-language specifications into regular programming expressions.
Slideshow: Lexus's $10K Bike Hits the Streets in Japan
7/19/2013  46 comments
Luxury automaker Lexus has shifted gears, temporarily applying its technical expertise to the creation of a $10,000 bicycle.

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