Technology

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NASA-Developed Electric Propulsion Tech To Increase Aviation Energy Efficiency By 500 Percent

In this potential “new age of aviation”, aircraft would be far less reliant on fossil fuels, while improving performance and greatly reducing noise.

05/16/2015

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Google Acknowledges 11 Accidents Involving Its Self-Driving Cars

Google Inc. revealed Monday that its self-driving cars have been in 11 minor traffic accidents since it began experimenting with the technology six years ago.

05/11/2015

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Local NASA Team’s Satellite Technology, Maps Saving Countless Lives In Quake-Ravaged Nepal

A local team at NASA is using the latest in satellite technology to assist with rescue efforts following last month’s magnitude-7.8 quake in Nepal.

05/01/2015

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Tesla Charges Into Home Battery Market Despite Challenges

Electric car maker Tesla Motors wants to park its battery technology in homes and businesses across the U.S.

04/30/2015

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Top 5 Apps To Help You Go Green

If you’re ready to take your overall going green experience to the next level, check out some of these apps that can help you reduce your harmful impacts on earth.

04/14/2015

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Stanford Scientists Develop Batteries That Are Greener, Last Longer Than Today’s Batteries

Scientists at Stanford University said they have developed a high-performance aluminum-ion battery that could replace the alkaline and lithium-ion batteries that are used to power devices today.

04/07/2015

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Video Game Technology To Be Used To Showcase Homes For Real Estate

A virtual reality technology, very much like that used in many modern video games, is now being used to showcase properties for real estate in Southern California.

03/25/2015

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Travel Apptitude: Best Apps For Planning Your Trip

Need a hand planning your next trip? These five apps will have you all packed up and ready to go in no time.

03/16/2015

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Only On 2: Local Inventor Develops New ‘Type’ Of Foolproof Microwave

Nothing worse than the food feeling hot to the touch — but you bite into a big cold spot.

02/12/2015

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SoCal Honda Dealers Support STEM Education

Propelled by their desire to make a difference, members of the Southern California Honda Dealers Association have teamed up with CBS EcoMedia to provide the underserved students at KIPP Los Angeles’ College Preparatory School with […]

12/23/2014

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Expert Warns Doing This While Checking Your Messages Can Cause ‘Email Apnea’

Like sleep apnea, email apnea puts people at risk for a variety of illnesses, such as stroke, heart attack and diabetes, expert believe.

12/08/2014

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LAX, Other US Airports To Expand Self-Service Check-Ins

More travelers flying in and out of LAX and other airports nationwide will soon be using new technology to get where they’re going.

11/10/2014

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New For 2014: The Best Apps For Holiday Shopping Deals

Use your smartphone to truly maximize your holiday shopping. From coupon finders to shopping lists, these apps have everything you need to get the best savings.

11/10/2014

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Tech Issues Hurt Auto Reliability Scores

Lexus finishes tops in Consumer Reports reliability study, followed closely by Toyota. Buick is top domestic brand.

10/29/2014

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New Technology Making Its Way Into The Classroom

In the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.

10/06/2014

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