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As corporate giants such as GE and Boeing adopt 3D printing, industry analyst Terry Wohlers predicted that one more company is likely to join the pack with its own machine: Apple.
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GE was able to create a working jet engine using an additive manufacturing technique known as direct metal laser melting. The resulting engine's turbine achieved 33,000 rpm.
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In its annual environmental responsibility report, Apple notes that all of its U.S. offices and data centers -- and 87% of its global operations -- now run on renewable energy.
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While the healthcare industry is now grappling with interoperability problems related to electronic medical records, the NFL has figured out how to solve the issue.
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SolarCity, a solar panel installer, is offering to set up mini-power grids that include battery backup, which can be deployed by corporate campuses, military bases and even cities.
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Using a capability that other carmakers hope to mimic some day, Elon Musk tweeted today that the Tesla P85D just got a software upgrade over wireless that boosted its acceleration.
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CenturyLink, which runs 55 data centers, today announced the opening of a new data center that gets 85% of its power from a Columbia River dam.
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Tesla's new home and business battery push requires hundreds of millions of dollars in new investment from a company that’s currently losing money. Could the company's latest venture sink Tesla?
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John Hancock insurance has become the first company to offer discounts for policyholders who let it track their Fitbit activity levels and log other healthy-living activities into a online service.
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Chinese scientists say a solar power station in a geosynchronous orbit could supply a constant stream of electricity, avoiding the intermittent issues that come with nighttime back on Earth.
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Unbeknownst to some drivers, Hertz has been upgrading its “NeverLost" onboard navigation assistant with a tiny internal cameras. But the company says it has not activated them, yet.
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Reddit today went public with its first "transparency report,” telling users of its news and social networking site that it frequently turns down formal subpoenas and legal requests for information in users.
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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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