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3-D Printing Brings New Promise for Developing World

Posted December 20th, 2013 at 3:30 pm (UTC-5)
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The growth of three dimensional (3-D) printing technology brings opportunities scientific, entrepreneurial – even culinary.  Some people are using the devices to build custom creations out of chocolate. “I don’t know if it’s good chocolate,” said Prabhjot Singh, Director of Additive Manufacturing at General Electric (GE), which uses 3-D printers to make parts for aviation […]

Tech Sightings, December 18, 2013

Posted December 18th, 2013 at 3:20 pm (UTC-5)
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iBall Launches ‘Safety Phone’ for Women in India The device features a SOS button on its back, which sets off a loud alarm and also triggers calls and text messages to pre-defined contacts. Mobile’s Growing Role in Corporate Social Responsibility Mobile’s unparalleled reach is great for keeping in touch with loved ones. It’s even better […]

Tech Sightings, December 17, 2013

Posted December 17th, 2013 at 2:30 pm (UTC-5)
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New Smartphone-Controlled Device Lifts Heavy Objects A new smartphone-controlled device that can lift heavy items – weighing up to 23 kg – with just the push of a button has been developed in the US. The myLifter device is controlled via an app on your smartphone and can lift heavy objects despite its small size. […]