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Samsung has introduced a prototype semi-trailer truck that has a seamless video wall on its rear doors, allowing following vehicles to see what's ahead of the truck for passing purposes.
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MIT has been developing a small fusion reactor prototype, three of which could power the City of Boston if they were fully built. Though the project lost federal funding for its current fusion device, the school plans to press ahead on building a new, more advanced prototype.
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Wireless charging has proved wildly popular, with 90% of respondents to a recent survey saying they want it in the next smartphone. Apple has been a standout among makers in not adopting it, but IHS believes that's about to change.
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Health insurer Centene Corp. said it is disclosing, out of an "abundance of caution and in transparency," that it's hunting for six computer hard drives containing personally identifiable information about its customers.
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Almost 60% of Americans who would buy a new handgun in the future would be willing to purchase a smart gun or childproof gun, according to research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
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Maybe the gun makers will offer these soon.. There are so many makes and models surely they can find a way to monetize these.
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Longtime Tesla battery partner Panasonic said it will spend up to $1.6 billion on the lithium-ion battery Gigafactory in the hopes it can cement its future in automotive electronics.
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Lifting geographical and provider restrictions that currently limit physician reimbursement for treating or monitoring Medicare recipients would save the U.S. government as much as $1.8 billion over the next decade.
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3D printer maker Stratasys today announced that users can now design and print objects with more than 1,000 colors through Photoshop.
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A financial services start-up has announced a crowdfunding service that allows hospitals to run campaigns for patients to help them pay medical bills of any kind.
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Biometric security technology is gaining market share over traditional passcode methods. Facial recognition will be a $450 million market by 2019 and fingerprint readers will reach $2.6 billion by 2020.
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Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology propose storing energy from the power grid in a buffer to allow ultrafast charging of hundreds of electric cars with grid overload protection.
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The da Vinci 1.0 Pro is marketed as a high-performance printer for designers, engineers and architects. What it does provide is a large build area, some decent features and the ability to create serviceable objects for a relatively low price.
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    Editor, 2000 - present
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I graduated from Northeastern University's School of Journalism with a Bachelor of Science degree. I've written for the Boston Globe, the Patriot Ledger in Quincy, Mass., the MetroWest Daily News in Framingham, Mass., and was the editor-in-chief of the Waltham Daily News Tribune in Waltham, Mass. Since joining Computerworld in 2000, I have covered primarily data storage issues, with secondary beats in electronic health, financial services IT and disaster recovery. In 2005, I was promoted to editor of Computerworld's Data Storage Channel. I also cover eHealth IT (electronic healthcare), which includes electronic healthcare records, and I cover disaster recovery and wireless charging technologies. Prior to my career in journalism. I served 8 years in the U.S. Marine Corps.
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