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


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UIL's new competition raises profile of robotics
San 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 the same status as academic decathlon, debate team or …
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Brighton High School Robotics Team Hosts Competition Kickoff SaturdayWHMI
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Soft spot for soft robots? Register for the 2016 Soft Robotics Competition – Robohub


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Soft spot for soft robots? Register for the 2016 Soft Robotics Competition
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If 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 2016 Soft Robotics Competition offers anyone with an interest in robotics the
Looking for a few good robotsHarvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

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BBCHS robotics team preps for new season – Kankakee Daily Journal

BBCHS robotics team preps for new season
Kankakee Daily Journal
They 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 team, Ironclad, is ready to kickoff its inaugural

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


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Girl Scouts robotics team from O'Fallon qualifies for Missouri state Championship
Belleville News-Democrat
A 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 St. Louis Community College at Meramec. Provided photo.

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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 bluechips
Economic Times
Investors 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 the mid- and small-cap space as bluechip stocks languish on

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Stocks Regain Ground After Volatile Session – Wall Street Journal


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Stocks Regain Ground After Volatile Session
Wall Street Journal
Meanwhile, 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, with the bluechip index trading in a 229-point range.
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Google exec: Drone deliveries could come in one year – CNN


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Google exec: Drone deliveries could come in one year
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Google 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 room for commercial drones in the already busy airspace. "There's enough
Google Drone Guru Says Air Deliveries Coming As Soon As Next YearFortune
Google Drone Executive: Drones Could Be Delivering Beer In One Year [VIDEO]Daily Caller
Google Exec Says Delivery by Drone Possible Within a Few YearsBloomberg

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

10 Must-Download Google Add-Ons for Google Chrome
TIME
This 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 share it on social media, too. Google's apps are still accessible from

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


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Ford and Google are still considering making self-driving cars together, WSJ says
The Verge
The 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 report from The Wall Street Journal today reports that the companies are still considering such a
Google may be partnering with Ford to accelerate its autonomous car ambitionsThe Next Web
Report: Ford planning separate autonomous car unit, intends to use Google's 9 to 5 Google
Ford and Google's self-driving car partnership is still on the tableSiliconANGLE (blog)
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Threats To Google Fiber – TechCrunch


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Threats To Google Fiber
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What'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 net neutrality. What

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