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Hybrid Generator Would Cut Military Base Fuel Costs in Half
Earl Energy attaches lithium-ion batteries to off-grid generators in U.S. Defense Department...
(Feb 3, 2014)
Graphene Circuit Competes Head-to-Head With Silicon Technology
Graphene circuit performs wireless text communication for first time
(Feb 3, 2014)
F-35 Software: DoD's Chief Tester Remains Unimpressed
Gmail bug deletes some users’ emails while novice Indian drivers share universal human experience
(Feb 3, 2014)
EC Sees Heavy Pricetag to UK Nukes Plan
European Commission competition czars say planned UK price supports for new nuclear generation...
(Feb 3, 2014)
Robot Creates Beautiful Light Paintings
Thymio II is a simple robot with simple programming, but it can create amazingly beautiful long-...
(Feb 3, 2014)
Swarm Robot Control for Human Services and Moving Rehabilitation by Sensor Fusion
A current trend in robotics is fusing different types of sensors having different characteristics...
(Feb 2, 2014)
App Proves Adage: Just Because I’m Paranoid Doesn’t Mean They’re Not Watching Me
Plus: ChewBacca steals credit card data from dozens of retailers, Oracle tries to use the Jedi mind...
(Jan 31, 2014)
IEEE Spectrum on Your Phone: New and Improved!
Major overhaul puts desktop experience in the palm of your hand
(Jan 31, 2014)
Graphene Composite Offers Critical Fix for Sodium-ion Batteries
Flexible paper-like material made from graphene and molybdenum disulfide fixes swelling of...
(Jan 31, 2014)
Who Determines the Value of Patents?
Kodak thought it had a reliable way to estimate what its IP was worth. It was sadly mistaken
(Jan 31, 2014)
The Lowballing of Kodak's Patent Portfolio
The bankrupt giant found that its huge trove of IP could fetch only pennies on the dollar
(Jan 31, 2014)
Donald Christiansen and the Making of <i>IEEE Spectrum</i>
How a former engineer left his mark on magazine journalism
(Jan 31, 2014)
Google Highlights Value of Patents in Motorola Sale to Lenovo
Google hangs onto patents to defend its Android system as it sells off Motorola Mobility to Lenovo
(Jan 31, 2014)
Video Friday: Hacked Anki Drive, Cereal Arms, and Rocket Launching Drones
It's Friday, and you know what that means: Must. Watch. Robot. Videos.
(Jan 31, 2014)
Who’s Writing Linux?
Corporations are paying for the world's most famous free operating system
(Jan 30, 2014)
Can Graphene Enable Thermal Transistors?
Tiny cross structure of graphene laterally confines phonons to direct heat flow
(Jan 30, 2014)
Profile: Aereo’s Chet Kanojia Is Bringing Live TV to the Cloud
The CEO of the embattled start-up is aiming at the heart of cable television
(Jan 30, 2014)
Rudimentary Computer Built From Nanowires
Tiles of nanowires combine to make a finite-state machine
(Jan 30, 2014)
How to Make a Better Invisibility Cloak—With Lasers
Direct laser writing creates metamaterial structures small enough to manipulate visible light
(Jan 30, 2014)
Concept Art Hints at the Awesome Future of Drones
It's nice to stretch our imaginations once in a while to see what the future of robots might look...
(Jan 30, 2014)