Intel Invests in Georgia Tech Engineering Program

Today, Intel Corporation announced it will invest $5 million over the next five years to deepen its engineering pipeline partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology and deploy research-driven solutions to inspire and retain women and underrepresented minorities to start and complete computer science and engineering degrees. The Intel and Georgia Tech program, announced in…

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Smart Grid to Smartphone: Demand Management’s New Frontier

The heat of summer tends to put the topic of energy demand management front and center of economic discussions. Aside from the important sustainability issues, energy efficiency, and trying to keep summer energy bills down in the midst of heat waves, there are real smart grid issues and opportunities increasingly linking the utilities industry with…

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Google Street View Cars Test The Air

Environmental sensor firm Aclima has partnered with Google to test air quality in urban areas. InWhen Google inadvertently allowed its Street View cars to gather the data exhaust emanating from WiFi networks in 2006, the company's use of sensors represented a privacy violation. Lawsuits, fines, and apologies followed. InMore recently, Google's Street View cars have…

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Conflict Minerals to Become Global in Scope?

The European Union’s proposed conflict-minerals legislation is likely to cast a much wider net than the Dodd-Frank Act in the U.S., experts say. Not only may the EU requirement add elements to the list—such as cobalt—but it may encompass any country or region that is perceived to be violating human rights. “The European conflict minerals…

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How Connected Trucks Will Change Logistics by 2020

The Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M), also called the Industrial Internet, (II), are changing customer relationships and workflow in the business-to-business (B2B) world. In the automotive industry, cars, trucks, and even motorcycles are using Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) technology, which uses a communications module that connects transmitters in the vehicles, and sensors in the road…

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Mouser Honored by Raytheon

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been honored by Raytheon for outstanding service, quality, and performance. Mouser was recognized for their outstanding performance as a supplier to Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems at the Supplier Excellence Conference held May 27, 2015, in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems business instituted the annual…

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