Category Archives: Technology

Soft spot for soft robots? Register for the 2016 Soft Robotics Competition – Robohub

Robohub Soft spot for soft robots? Register for the 2016 Soft Robotics CompetitionRobohubIf you have a soft spot for robotics, this competition is right up your alley. With separate tracks for academic researchers, college students, and high school students, the … Continue reading

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UIL’s new competition raises profile of robotics – San Antonio Express-News (subscription)

San Antonio Express-News (subscription) UIL's new competition raises profile of roboticsSan Antonio Express-News (subscription)That might change after last month's announcement that the University Interscholastic League has absorbed the FIRST and BEST robotics leagues in Texas, elevating robotics competitions statewide to … Continue reading

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Girl Scouts robotics team from O’Fallon qualifies for Missouri state Championship – Belleville News-Democrat

Belleville News-Democrat Girl Scouts robotics team from O'Fallon qualifies for Missouri state ChampionshipBelleville News-DemocratA Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois (GSSI) robotics team—OOPS! from O'Fallon—competed and earned a Missouri State Championship bid Jan. 9 at the First Tech Challenge qualifier at … Continue reading

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BBCHS robotics team preps for new season – Kankakee Daily Journal

BBCHS robotics team preps for new seasonKankakee Daily JournalThey arrived at school fresh out of bed and bleary-eyed, but a live broadcast ignited their interest to be at school for eight hours on a Saturday. Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School's robotics … Continue reading

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Stocks Regain Ground After Volatile Session – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal Stocks Regain Ground After Volatile SessionWall Street JournalMeanwhile, small-cap stocks briefly fell into a bear market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 52.12 points, or 0.3%, to 16398.57. Stocks veered between gains and losses all session long, … Continue reading

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Brokerage firms recommend stocks from mid-cap and small-cap space over blue-chips – Economic Times

Brokerage firms recommend stocks from mid-cap and small-cap space over blue–chipsEconomic TimesInvestors looking for steady stock picks in uncertain times may scour the list of recommendations by Edelweiss, ICICI Securities and Angel Broking. Most of their preferred picks are from … Continue reading

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Google exec: Drone deliveries could come in one year – CNN

CNN Google exec: Drone deliveries could come in one yearCNNGoogle is currently working with NASA to create an air traffic control system that would allow for the safe operation of drones in the United States airspace. Vos says there is … Continue reading

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Ford and Google are still considering making self-driving cars together, WSJ says – The Verge

The Verge Ford and Google are still considering making self-driving cars together, WSJ saysThe VergeThe rumor that Ford and Google would announce a joint venture around autonomous driving at CES didn't pan out, but it's not dead altogether: a new … Continue reading

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10 Must-Download Google Add-Ons for Google Chrome – TIME

10 Must-Download Google Add-Ons for Google ChromeTIMEThis extension pulls up a fascinating satellite image from Google Earth each time you open a new tab. You can choose to download the photo as a wallpaper, view it on Google Maps, or … Continue reading

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Threats To Google Fiber – TechCrunch

TechCrunch Threats To Google FiberTechCrunchWhat's the greatest threat to the Internet? Did you say the elimination of net neutrality? Thankfully, that fight is over. At least for now. Back in February, the Federal Communications Commission reaffirmed the current rules of … Continue reading

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