Tottenham reveal revolutionary pitch technology at new stadium

New system implements grass-maintenance into stadium infrastructure. English soccer club Tottenham are speeding up the pitch preparation process at their new stadium with the introduction of a revolutionary lighting structure. The innovation, developed by the Premier League outfit alongside Stadium Grow Lighting (SGL), engineering specialist SCX and Hewitt Sportsturf, is the first of its kind […]

Getting Hispanics Into Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Hispanic Engineering, Science, and Technology Week took place this week. It’s a nationally recognized model for promoting STEM careers to students of all ages. Reynaldo Jose Guillen from St. Luke’s Catholic School, one of the thousands of students in the Rio Grande Valley participating in the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s […]

New Technology Promises The End Of Robocalls

The new technology is called “Shaken & Stirred”. GREENSBORO, NC – It’s not your imagination. You’re getting A LOT of robocalls. In August, consumers received more than 4.2 billion robocalls. Many of these robocalls came from scammers trying to trick consumers out of money. They usually offer some sort of product and ask consumers to […]

Lifesaving Technology Helps Sheriff Locate Boy with Autism

BALLSTON SPA — On Sept. 29 the Saratoga County Sherriff’s office received a 911 call reporting that a 9-year-old boy with autism in Stillwater was missing. After a search that lasted a little over an hour, the boy, who is not being named, was found using Project Lifesaver technology and returned to his family. Project […]

Punches, kicks and gunpowder: What goes into making a 4DX movie

‘It’s our job to figure out how to highlight what the director intends for audiences to experience,’ said 4DPLEX art director Daniel Yi There’s a scene in the trailer for Sony’s SNE, +0.28% “Venom” where the alien symbiote emerges from Eddy Brock’s arm, black and slimy, and proceeds to speak with him. It’s a disturbing […]

Trade deficit jumps to 6-month high as soybean shipments plunge

U.S. trade deficit climbs to $53.2 billion in August from $50 billion The numbers: The nation’s trade deficit rose 6.4% in August to a six-month high as Americans increasingly confident in a growing U.S. economy snapped up a record number of imports. The deficit climbed to $53.2 billion from a revised $50 billion in July, […]

Dollar softens slightly after U.S. economy adds 134,000 jobs in September

Aussie dollar slumps to a fresh 2½-year low A popular U.S. dollar index weakened Friday after the Bureau of Labor Statistics said the U.S. economy added 134,000 jobs in September, the unemployment rate fell to 3.7%, marking the lowest level since 1969. The ICE Dollar Index, DXY, -0.18% a measure of the greenback against a […]

Tesla drives better than you

When it’s machine versus man, it’s more likely you’ll be exchanging insurance information with man, according to data released by the electric-car maker Tesla. In the first quarterly report on the safety of its autonomous vehicles, Tesla said it recorded one accident for every 3.34 million miles driven when the autopilot was engaged. That is […]

Stocks Sink Again as Job Gains Send Bond Yields Higher

US stocks and bonds are falling further as investors expect interest rates to keep rising after the Labor Department said job growth remained solid in recent months. NEW YORK — U.S. stock and bond prices fell again Friday after the Labor Department said the economy continues to add jobs at a strong pace, and investors […]