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Category Archive: Industry News

  1. New Lexus ES Model Dumps Side Mirrors for Video Cameras

    Oct
    17
    2018

    The Japanese automaker Lexus is introducing the world’s first digital side-view monitors. The automaker announced that these advanced, futuristic camera-based devices will debut on new Lexus ES models. The new digital side-view monitors will replace the traditional side-view mirrors on the new ES when it launches in Japan next month. Digital side-view monitors offer drivers improved views […]

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  2. Can You Tell the Difference Between a Fake Diamond and a Real One?

    Sep
    26
    2018

    Technologies for developing artificial diamonds are continuously improving, so much so, the industry is at a bit of a crossroads. Nearly as much money that is being poured into real diamonds is being invested in the fake diamond industry and for good reason, as it is extremely difficult to tell the difference between the two. […]

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  3. Japan to Conduct Test of Space Elevator

    Sep
    25
    2018

    It may sound like the stuff of science fiction, but a Japanese team appears determined to bring a far-out-sounding concept to reality – they have developed a “space elevator.” Researchers at Shizuoka University, working in conjunction with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, are going to conduct the first trial on a miniature version of a […]

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  4. Scientists Confirm Presence of Water Ice on the Moon

    Sep
    21
    2018

    Scientists have long believed that water exits on the moon. But now, this belief has finally been confirmed by a team of scientists, led by Shuai Li of the University of Hawaii and Brown University, and including Richard Elphic from NASA’s Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley. Definitive evidence of water ice on the moon […]

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  5. Apple Hints 3D Touch for iPhones Might Be on the Way Out

    Sep
    12
    2018

    In 2015, Apple introduced 3D Touch for the iPhone and at the time the company believed the technology would play a massive role in its success moving forward, especially as it pertains to smartphone innovation. Now, some three years later, the company is reportedly close to ditching the pressure-sensitive screen tech altogether due to the […]

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  6. Uber Lost $891 Million in the Second Quarter of 2018 Alone

    Aug
    16
    2018

    Uber brought in $2.8 billion in revenue in the second quarter of 2018, however, the company ended up losing $891 million due to increased spending. It turns out the arms race that is self-driving cars of which every major tech company seems to be competing in costs a whole lot of money from R&D to […]

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  7. NASA’s Titanium Spring Tires Are Nearly Indestructible

    Jul
    17
    2018

    NASA research engineers have unveiled super-elastic titanium spring tires that will help rovers designed for extraterrestrial surfaces to carry heavier payloads and explore larger areas for longer periods of time. Researchers foresee that these new tires could also be used on manned exploration vehicles that would move at much higher speeds. The design of NASA’s […]

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  8. Boeing Hypersonic Passenger Jet Could Cut Flight Times by 85 Percent

    Jul
    09
    2018

    Recently, Boeing unveiled its first concept design for a hypersonic passenger jet. This plane is expected to revolutionize air travel by cutting down a transatlantic flight from New York to London from seven hours to two. The concept was revealed during the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) conference in Atlanta. The jet would have […]

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  9. Smart Traffic Lights Could Cut Harmful Car Emissions

    Jun
    05
    2018

    Tired of wasting precious time at traffic junctions? Things are going to change soon. A new breed of smart traffic lights is being developed that may bring an end to stop-and-go driving. This innovative technology could slash the amount of time you spend waiting for a green light. The signals will advise motorists about the […]

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  10. Devel Sixteen is the World’s First 5000-bhp Supercar

    May
    17
    2018

    Can a car really handle 5,000 brake horsepower (bhp) without getting ripped in half? Let’s take a look at the Devel Sixteen. The Devel Sixteen is a supercar built in Dubai. It was unveiled at the Dubai Auto Show back in 2013. The official production model of this supercar with unbelievable claims of power and […]

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  11. World’s Largest 3D-Printed Bridge Is Built by Robots

    May
    10
    2018

    There have been substantial advancements in 3D printing technology. With every passing year, this tech becomes more and more promising, offering substantial benefits in a variety of different fields. Recently, Dutch technology company MX3D unveiled the world’s largest 3D-printed bridge. This 12-meter-long stainless steel bridge is composed of 4,500 kilograms (9,921 lbs.) of stainless steel […]

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  12. Watch Blue Origin Seamlessly Launch and Land Its New Shepard Rocket

    May
    08
    2018

    Elon Musk isn’t the only super rich fella with a private space company successfully launching and landing rockets. Blue Origin and its founder Jeff Bezos recently conducted its eighth test flight of its New Shepherd rocket, which included launching and landing the booster rocket, in addition to its crew capsule shortly after. This is a […]

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  13. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Is Officially Constructing Its Test Track

    Apr
    23
    2018

    Hyperloop Transportation Technologies has been kind of M.I.A. for around a year now, ever since the California company announced it was building the world’s first full-scale, passenger-ready hyperloop. It took a while but it now appears HyperloopTT’s vision is becoming a reality. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies not only revealed it was currently constructing a kilometer-long test […]

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