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One of the greatest fears in the technology industry is the fear that someday almost all of our jobs will be replace by robots. That fear is sometimes laughed off as something that will happen in the far future. But, the truth is that it is actually happening now.
U.S. based executives see a larger share of their manufacturing capacity will be in the U.S. in 5 years.
The number of U.S. manufacturers moving home is growing. According to a new survey from The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), more U.S. companies are moving production back from China.
At the Geneva Auto Show earlier this year, Toyota showed up with a three-wheeled escape pod of an electric vehicle called the i-Road. At the time Toyota declared the diminutive vehicle production-ready. Not many “production-ready” concept cars ever actually see the light of day, but as it turns out, in the case of the i-Road Toyota has already begun producing the slick little vehicles. (Photos)
An employee at BMW rests between shifts at the plant in Dingolfing.
Its name is a byword for providing drivers with every comfort – and now it seems BMW is taking the same approach with its workforce. A section of the luxury car manufacturer’s works at Dingolfing in Southern Bavaria has been nicknamed ‘Altstadt‘ – German for Old Town – by the grateful employees who say they might otherwise be on the job scrapheap. (Pics)
Skin from a factory — this has long been the dream of pharmacologists, chemists and doctors.
Skin from a factory – this has long been the dream of pharmacologists, chemists and doctors. Research has an urgent need for large quantities of ‘skin models’, which can be used to determine if products such as creams and soaps, cleaning agents, medicines and adhesive bandages are compatible with skin, or if they instead will lead to irritation or allergic reactions for the consumer. Such test results are seen as more meaningful than those from animal experiments, and can even make such experiments largely superfluous.
The vast video site is unprofitable.
Since the company’s inception in 2005, YouTube’s popularity has gone viral, with millions of viewers visiting and watching every day.
According to Nielsen Online, YouTube was the fifth-most-popular Web brand in the US, with over 83 million unique visitors in February.
The world is heading toward “water bankruptcy” as demand for the precious commodity outstrips high population growth, a new report warned on Friday.
Bizarre it may seem, but a new study has suggested that cows with names can produce more milk than those who are not named.
The world’s first cargo ship partly propelled by solar power took to the seas on Friday in Japan, aiming to cut fuel costs and carbon emissions when automakers ship off their exports.
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Exhibited at the Embedded Technology 2008, is a prototype of a portable non-contact charger for mobile devices from Seiko Epson and Murata Manufacturing.