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Croatian Micro-Car To Electrify Mass Market

March 12, 2013 12:29 pm | by Reuters | Videos

Croatian engineering company Dok-Ing has announced plans to start serial production of its electric three-seat microcar. The company believes urban commuters will find the vehicle ideal for low-cost, environmentally-friendly motoring. Reuters' Jim Drury reports.

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Is 3D Printing The Future Of Manufacturing?

March 11, 2013 1:05 pm | by CBS News | Videos

3D printing is a process by which an object or objects are created by "printing" its shape with any kind of metal or plastic. Cornell University professor Hod Lipson explains how a 3D printer works, its pros, and its cons in this CBS This Morning segment.

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Small Businesses Feel Sequester Pinch

March 8, 2013 1:45 pm | by CBS News | Videos

The automatic sequester budget cuts are expected to slash $43 billion in defense spending over the next seven months - 8 percent of the Pentagon's budget. And, as CBS News' Ben Tracy reports, that will impact thousands of small businesses that work in the defense industry.

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3D Printing Stocks Still One Dimensional

March 4, 2013 3:06 pm | by CNN Money | Videos

Stratasys shares surged in early trading today and rival 3D Systems was also up. Recently public company ExOne shares rallied as well. 3D printing companies are up on some good sales but be careful when investing in this volatile, emerging industry.

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Manufacturing's Next Chapter

March 4, 2013 3:00 pm | by GEreports | Videos

At The Atlantic's event, leading experts talk about what they think are the main challenges of manufacturing and the way forward for the U.S. manufacturing industry. Leaders talk about lasers, programming our physical world and beyond. Jamie Tarabay from Ideas Laboratory reports.

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Black & Denim: Reviving American Textile Manufacturing

March 4, 2013 2:58 pm | by Black & Denim | Videos

Black & Denim Apparel Company is a Lifestyle Brand sourced and manufactured 100 percent in the USA. American Inspired. American Made. American Owned. See more on its Kickstarter project by visiting www.BlackAndDenim.com.

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Danish Device Kills Air Pollution At Its Source

March 4, 2013 2:56 pm | by Reuters | Videos

The carbon dioxide emissions coming from factories around the world are a leading cause of air pollution. Scientists in Denmark have built a device designed to clean polluted air by accelerating natural atmospheric processes helping to get rid of chemicals and smells.

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The Race To Rule The Wearable Gadget Market

March 4, 2013 2:53 pm | by ReutersTV | Videos

The first wave of wearable tech is already here: fitness devices like NikeFuel band have set the stage for a burgeoning business. But with Google launching computer glasses and Apple believed to be developing a smart watch, these devices are poised to surpass smartphones over the next decade.

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CAT B15 Android Phone Aims To Be Forklift-Tough

March 4, 2013 2:51 pm | by CNET | Videos

CAT has announced its latest rugged smartphone, the CAT B15. Using Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, a grooved rubber back, and hard angles, the CAT B15 is aimed for construction and industrial workers. Aiming for durability, it is made of hardened rubber and aluminum.

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Preparing A Workforce For Advanced Manufacturing

March 4, 2013 2:43 pm | by Science Nation | Videos

The Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Program at the National Science Foundation (NSF) focuses on the education of technicians for high technology fields. ATE supports rigorous educational programs that incorporate industry recognized skills and competencies to prepare a qualified technical workforce for industries that are vitally important to the nation's prosperity and security.

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Futuristic Google Glass Has Tech World Buzzing

March 4, 2013 2:37 pm | by NBC News | Videos

A video demonstrating the gadget, a pane of glass that projects images right in front of your face, has earned more than 13 million views in less than a week. Google plans to release Glass before the end of the year. NBC’s Mara Schiavocampo reports.

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Brazil's Booming Biz Building Private Jets

March 1, 2013 4:40 pm | by CNN Money | Videos

Embraer, Brazil's number one exporter of manufactured goods, is now building private jets for the rich around the world. Chances are if you've flown on a commuter carrier in North America or Europe, you've the plane came from this factory in Brazil.

Sequester Defense Cuts To Impact Thousands In AL

February 28, 2013 1:13 pm | by NBC News | Videos

If lawmakers cannot find a way to avoid the sequester, thousands of workers at the Anniston Army Depot and Redstone Arsenal in Alabama will take a pay cut. The effect would be particularly devastating in Huntsville, AL, because the local economy is so dependent on Redston.

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Crash Course: Machine Train Alignment

February 27, 2013 4:01 pm | by LUDECA | Videos

A machine train is a series of machines that are axially connected to each other by their shafts. In this video LUDECA provides background knowledge on machine train alignments, along with tips and procedures for efficiently completing the alignment.

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Audi Allroad: Better Than An SUV

February 27, 2013 3:58 pm | by CNN Money | Videos

These days, everybody has crossover SUVs - Audi even has two of them. But for 2013, Audi has brought the 'allroad' back to its lineup. An all-wheel drive station wagon with extra ground clearance that's more fun to drive than crossover SUVs.

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Nissan - EPORO Robots Come To America

February 27, 2013 3:54 pm | by John Murphy | Videos

Seven small robots made by Nissan Motor Company could help change the fundamental way we get around forever. EPOROs - or zero emission robot car concepts - have made their debut in America and these little chick-like creatures run on electricity and use algorithms to move in harmony and in solitude.

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School Helps Bring Manufacturing Jobs Back To The U.S.

February 27, 2013 3:51 pm | by AFTHQ | Videos

Austin Polytechnical Academy was founded as a partnership between labor and business to train students for high-end manufacturing jobs that often remain unfilled for lack of trained talent. The goal of this school is to educate students in all areas of manufacturing.

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Consumer Reports: Best Cars For 2013

February 27, 2013 12:19 pm | by CNN Money | Videos

Lots of car awards are given out every year but if you talk to anyone in the industry, probably none matters more than getting the nod from Consumer Reports. Consumer Reports recently announced their Top Pick vehicles for 2013, which received the highest scores in their self-administered tests. Detroit automakers didn't make the cut.

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The Brilliant Phone Samsung & Apple Didn't Dream Up

February 26, 2013 12:54 pm | by Reuters | Videos

The smartphone market may be massive, but most handsets basically look identical. That's because the big boys are scared of taking risks, says the man behind Russia's innovative YotaPhone, which includes a flip side, battery sipping E-ink display.

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New Poll Shows Wide Support To Hike Minimum Wage

February 25, 2013 12:56 pm | by NBC News | Videos

NBC News contributor and formed chief economist to Vice President Biden, Jared Bernstein discusses the big debate over the benefits of raising the minimum wage to $9 an hour. A new poll finds wide support for raising the minimum wage by a nearly 3:1 margin.

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