Google employee's anti-diversity memo goes viral, prompts response from execs

A male Google software engineer’s rant against the company’s diversity initiatives has gone viral, prompting a flood of responses and causing the tech giant’s chief of diversity to issue a statement.

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Famed Apple engineer details the iPhone's secret history

With the 10th anniversary of the iPhone’s release this week, a number of Apple engineers who played an instrumental role in the iPhone’s creation have been conducting interviews and shedding new light on how Apple managed to create such a revolutionary product in just about two years.

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The body's own charged molecules could power pacemakers, say researchers

Engineers have designed a new power source for pacemakers. Powered by this biocompatible supercapacitor, live-saving medical implants could be less toxic, and last last longer, meaning fewer invasive surgeries.

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3D-printed 'eyes' could help blind children's faces grow naturally

Scientists and engineers are 3D printing all types of objects these days, including eyes: A group of eye specialists and eye-care providers from the Netherlands has used 3D-printing technology to create artificial eye structures, called conformers, in a small study of five children.

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NASA's origami-inspired robot can crouch, crawl, and climb serious inclines

Engineers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California are developing a small scout robot called the Pop-Up Flat Folding Explorer Robot (PUFFER) to accompany the next generation of Martian rovers.

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T-Mobile engineers in Dallas to fix 911 glitch after baby's death

T-Mobile has sent its top engineers to Dallas to fix with the city calls a life-threatening problem with its mobile phones.

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Army building new 'ambidextrous' multi-purpose grenade

Engineers at the U.S. Army’s Picatinny Arsenal in New Jersey are developing an ambidextrous multi-purpose hand grenade, which is the military’s first new lethal hand grenade in more than 40 years.

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Best laptops for engineers and engineering students: When work requires a real workstation

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Next to gamers, engineers put the most stress on laptop performance. Excellent displays, high-end graphics, and plenty of RAM are the norm. We examine some of the very best laptops that can do the work a typical engineer requires on the road.

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Watch this amazing 18-rotor super-drone lift a guy into the sky

German copter company E-Volo still has its CEO. Not that engineers had any doubts about the safety of the Volocopter’s recent first-ever manned flight, which the company’s boss bravely piloted.

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Technology is pushing sports in new directions

As athletes strive to set new records and engineers invent new technology, their worlds are intersecting more and more.


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5 sports tech ideas for coaches and athletes

As athletes strive to set new records and engineers invent new technology, their worlds are intersecting more and more.


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MIT wins design competition for Elon Musk's Hyperloop

MIT student engineers won a competition to transform SpaceX and Tesla Motors co-founder Elon Musk’s idea into a design for a Hyperloop to move pods of people at high speed.

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Apple rumored to ditch headphone jack on 'iPhone 7' for Lightning connector audio

Article Image Apple’s next-generation iPhone design is so thin that engineers are mulling the removal of the standard 3.5mm headphone jack, meaning users might have to invest in Lightning or Bluetooth-connected headphones, according to a rumor on Friday.

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Intel reportedly gunning hard to replace Qualcomm in next-generation iPhone

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Intel is rumored to have devoted over a thousand engineers to working on a next-gen modem for the iPhone. A win here could finally give the company the comms revenue it’s been hunting.

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New glass suspension bridge in China is 980 feet long, 600 feet high, and absolutely terrifying

Engineers in China recently completed work on a mesmerizing 980 ft. long suspension bridge primarily made out of glass. 

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