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Automotive Technology


The Reason Tesla Spent $218 Million On Maxwell Technologies

WHY DID TESLA ACQUIRE MAXWELL TECHNOLOGIES? Tesla’s acquisition of battery supplier Maxwell Technologies went mostly unnoticed by the mainstream press, but it could have a tremendous influence on the future of the California carmaker, and of the entire auto industry....

Dutch Plug-In EV Market Doubled In January 2019

It’s better than one would expect Despite the collapse of premium electric car sales in January (because higher taxes), the overall plug-in electric car sales in the Netherlands doubled. EV Sales Blog reports 3,271 sales at 6.9% market share, thanks to strong results...

GAC To Roll Out 12 New Aion Electric Cars, Including SUV, MPV

15 trademarks filed for new EVs. On December 19, 2018, GAC New Energy Automobile Co.,Ltd (GAC NE) applied for 15 trademarks starting with “AION”, a new energy vehicle (NEV) product series of the automaker, according to the record from China’s Trademark Office of...

Healthcare Technology


Morning Headlines 2/15/19

Texas Health System Selects CPSI SaaS Offering, nTrust Mid Coast Health System selects CPSI’s NTrust program, which combines the vendor’s Thrive EHR, interfaces, and maintenance services with RCM support from TruBridge. Health tech is so old-fashioned that Google had...

From HIMSS 2/14/19

News Items Veritas Capital is seeking a buyer for the API Healthcare workforce management software business it bought in its July 2018 acquisition of GE Healthcare’s software business. Veritas separated out API Healthcare with the acquisition and restored its previous...

Dr. Jayne at HIMSS 2/14/19

  There was a shuttle immediately available at my hotel today, so I took it, figuring I’d give my feet a rest before hitting the show floor. It delivered me a bit before the doors opened but when I looked to find a place to sit, all the tables were covered with food...

Consumer Products


Academic Technoloy


Try the Random Name Picker on ClassTools

Random Name Picker is a free tool from Russel Tarr at Classtools.net. Random Name Picker lets you input names and spin a virtual wheel to have a name randomly selected from the list. After a name is selected you can remove it from the wheel so that it is not selected...

A Guide to Blogging Terminology

In my previous post I shared some information about the upcoming Edublogs Student Blogging Challenge. If you're new to blogging or it has been a long time since you did any blogging, it can be helpful to have a glossary of terms that are frequently used when writing...

Alternative Energy


What Energy Deprivation Really Means In Refugee Camps

There are few places in the world where energy poverty is more rife than in refugee camps. About 80% of those who live in camps have absolutely minimal access to energy for cooking and heating, and about 90% have no access to electricity. Displaced families can use...

Nuclear Energy


Show Engineering Love During EWeek, February 17-23

By Janice Lindegard Founded by the National Society of Professional Engineers in 1951, Engineers Week (EWeek), is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing interest in engineering and technology careers. This year,...

Are we finally approaching lift-off for a real Renaissance?

Obituaries of the “Nuclear Renaissance” have been widespread and frequent in the years since the Great Recession and reactions to the Great Northeast Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami. I’m pretty sure those obits have been premature in declaring the subject to be dead....

Historic Army SM-1 Nuclear Plant in Photos

by Will Davis It was released this week that the US Army Corps of Engineers has decided to enter into the process of decontaminating and dismantling the historic SM-1 nuclear plant at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.  This early military prototype plant isn’t often discussed...

Cloud Storage Technology


Cyberwarfare: the New AI Frontier

Over the past few years, we have seen artificial intelligence move from the shadows into the mainstream. From the smart music speakers in our front rooms to the digital assistant on our phones in our pockets, we probably interact with or are guided by AI on a daily...

The Digital Toolbox For The Future Of Work

This year we will see more companies change the way they work to improve employee productivity and attract new talent. This is crucial as the demand for more flexible and collaborative working environments is on the rise. By 2025, web meetings business PowWowNow...