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Police capture suspect in Mesa, Arizona shooting spree

2015/03/18

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Police in Mesa Arizona captured a suspect Wednesday afternoon who reportedly shot at least six people wounding five and killing one Police say the shooting spree started at the...

Suspect in custody after shooting rampage in Arizona that left one dead, five wounded

2015/03/18

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A gunman who killed one person and wounded five others during a shooting spree in Mesa Arizona Wednesday afternoon has been captured and detained by police The shooting spree...

NYPD unveils $1.5M ShotSpotter system that detects gunshots via sensors around city

2015/03/18

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The NYPD has introduced a new technology that locates the sound of gunfire in order to provide police officers with real-time locations for when bullets are fired ShotSpotter is...

Polish firm developing mini military drones

2015/03/16

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A Polish company has been developing mini drones dubbed Bee that can be deployed on reconnaissance missions as well as attached to military vehicles to assist the infantry units...

Mattel’s internet-connected Barbie doll alarms privacy advocates

2015/03/13

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Toymaker Mattel Inc has announced an internet connected Barbie doll which features interactive conversation with its user However privacy advocates fear the doll s cloud-based technology exposes children to...

Google expected to bring innovation to wireless with new MVNO plans

2015/03/07

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Industry pundits are buzzing after Google Senior Vice President Sundar Pichai all but confirmed reports that the company will experiment with offering wireless services direct to consumers In normal cellular operations...

U.S. switching to chip-enabled credit cards

2015/03/04

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw U S credit card companies have set an October deadline for a switch to chip-enabled cards Such cards come with embedded computer chips that make them far more difficult...

North Korea shipping firm skirts sanctions by renaming ships: U.N. panel

2015/02/26

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw According to a United Nations report a North Korean company has been relabeling its vessels in order to evade sanctions One North Korean shipping company Ocean Maritime Management or...

China submarines outnumber U.S. fleet: U.S. admiral

2015/02/26

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw China now has more submarine vessels than the United States According to top U S Navy Admiral Joseph Mulloy China has also simultaneously increased the geographic reach of the...

Safety technology on new cars likely saved lives in California commuter train accident

2015/02/25

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Safety technology on passenger cars used by Metrolink since likely reduced casualties and saved lives in Tuesday s commuter train accident in Southern California The Los Angeles-bound commuter train...

North Korea could possess as many as 100 nuclear weapons by 2020

2015/02/25

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The United States is concerned about North Korea's nuclear weapons program after a think tank predicted Pyongyang could have up to nuclear weapons within the next five years Experts...

California commuter train crash caused by truck stuck on tracks

2015/02/25

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A Los Angeles-bound commuter train derailed early Tuesday morning after it struck a produce truck that was stopped on the tracks in Oxnard California injuring people at least four...

Automakers fail to fully protect connected cars from hacking

2015/02/12

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Automakers have done little to address a cyber security loophole made prevalent by ever more common wireless connections featured in new vehicles according to a report prepared by U...

Icelandic scientists experiment with new ways to inject carbon

2015/02/10

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A group of Icelandic researchers have been testing a new method of carbon storage one that can hopefully help curb the emission of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere and...

Samsung Smart TV may be recording personal conversations discussed within its listening range

2015/02/10

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Samsung is warning owners of its voice-activated Smart TV that anything they discussed may be overheard Samsung s Smart TV s voice recognition feature is activated using a remote...

Ferguson police test ‘less lethal’ gun attachment

2015/02/10

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Ferguson authorities have begun testing a less lethal gun attachment in wake of the highly controversial shooting of Michael Brown an unarmed black teenager killed by police officers in...

ESA set to test reusable spaceship on Wednesday

2015/02/09

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The European Space Agency s Vega rocket which contains the agency s Intermediate Experimental Vehicle or IXV is poised for liftoff this Wednesday The aircraft will launch from Kourou...

German scientists findings show cold plasma effective in killing norovirus

2015/02/06

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Scientists have found cold plasma effective in eliminating norovirus a virus that causes food poisoning Norovirus started to gain international attention after a number of cases where hundreds of cruise ship...

U.S. health insurer Anthem hit by massive cybersecurity breach

2015/02/05

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The U S second-largest health insurance company was hit by one of the largest cyber attacks to date one that potentially exposed the personal data of tens of millions...

Technology cutting hospital time for premature babies

2015/02/02

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A medical device known as the Pea Pod has been developed to help premature babies grow faster and lessen their time in the neonatal intensive care unit The Pea...

Swedish office complex workers receive microchip implants

2015/02/02

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Workers at the at the the high-tech Swedish firm are now using implanted radio-frequency identification microchips RFID chip in lieu of a personal identity card The technology gives eligible...

New radars give police ability to ‘see’ inside homes

2015/01/22

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw At least U S law enforcement agencies are now equipped with a radar device that allows them to detect human movement through the walls of houses The device known...

Airbus to equip jets with ejectable black boxes

2015/01/13

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Airbus is looking to install ejectable flight recorders on its long-haul A and A passenger jets which would make it easier to locate them in the event of a...

Solar-powered trees provide shade, power and Wi-Fi for the community

2014/11/28

Unveiled in Zikhron Ya akov Israel the eTree harnesses solar power to charge mobile devices cool water and provide free WIFI for communities The tree s form is inspired by the Acacia tree with seven solar panels branching out from...

Carbon capture technology improves oil extraction

2014/09/30

A joint venture between NRG Energy and JX Nippon Oil Gas aims to use carbon dioxide extracted from power plants for improved crude oil recovery The carbon capture technology taps into flue gases released from NRG s WA Parish coal...

MIT develops device that reads to blind in real time

2014/07/09

Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a device that is able to scan text and turn it into audio in real time for visually impaired users...

Mind-controlled exoskeleton to allow paralysed person to walk at World Cup

2014/05/12

A robotic exoskeleton could allow a paraplegic to deliver the first kick of the World Cup in Brazil next month as part of a project to showcase technology aimed at overcoming paralysis...

Scientists develop ‘electronic vacuum cleaner’ to suck up Beijing’s toxic smog

2013/10/23

Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde has developed an electronic vacuum cleaner that can be used to clean up the toxic smog in Beijing It was reported that Roosegaarde is working with the mayor of Beijing to apply this technology in a...

New icebreaker ship will cut through ice sideways

2013/08/05

Finland's Arctech Helsinki Shipyard is taking a different approach with its new icebreaker ice-breaking rescue vessel NB Also known as the Baltika the vessel is being built for Russia's Ministry of Transport for use in the Gulf of Finland near...

British 'penetrator' space probe passes crucial ice test

2013/07/16

British researchers have tested a projectile technology designed to search for extraterrestrial life around the Solar System according to a report by the BBC The -kilogram steel projectile as part of Thursday's test was fired at a -tonne cube of...

Graphene transistors

2013/06/25

Electronic components that use a single molecular layer of carbon a material substance known as graphene are one step closer to reality Researchers at the Department of Chemistry Nano-Science Center at the University of Copenhagen and Chinese Academy of Sciences...

Drones aid wildlife conservation and fight poaching

2013/03/27

Pilotless drone aircraft will be used to track wildlife and fight poachers in wildlife reserves around the world Park rangers in Kenya plan to introduce drones to help monitor endangered animals over vast expanses of park land The drones will...

19-year-old student creates design to clean up the ocean

2013/03/27

A -year-old Dutch student has developed a model for a self-sustaining Ocean Array Platform designed to rid the world of the more than million tons of plastic trash that currently float on or near the surface of its oceans The...
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