Magnetic 3-D-Printed Structures Crawl, Roll, Jump, and Play Catch, Technique Could be used for Remotely Controlled Biomedical Devices.

Magnetic 3-D-Printed Structures Crawl, Roll, Jump, and Play Catch, Technique Could be used for Remotely Controlled Biomedical Devices.

Cambridge, MA…MIT engineers have created soft, 3-D-printed structures whose movements can be controlled with a wave of a magnet, much like marionettes without the strings. The menagerie of structures that can be magnetically manipulated includes a smooth ring that wrinkles up, a long tube that squeezes shut, a sheet that folds itself, and a spider-like […]

MIT Engineers Configure RFID tags to Work as Sensors

MIT Engineers Configure RFID tags to Work as Sensors

Cambridge, MA…These days, many retailers and manufacturers are tracking their products using RFID, or radio-frequency identification tags. Often, these tags come in the form of paper-based labels outfitted with a simple antenna and memory chip. When slapped on a milk carton or jacket collar, RFID tags act as smart signatures, transmitting information to a radio-frequency […]

Microsoft to Acquire GitHub for $7.5 billion

Microsoft to Acquire GitHub for $7.5 billion

Redmond, WA…Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced it has reached an agreement to acquire GitHub, the world’s leading software development platform where more than 28 million developers learn, share and collaborate to create the future. Together, the two companies will empower developers to achieve more at every stage of the development lifecycle, accelerate enterprise use of […]

Update on Teens, Social Media & Technology 2018 ~ Pew Research Center

Update on Teens, Social Media & Technology 2018 ~ Pew Research Center

Washington, DC…YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat are the most popular online platforms among teens. Fully 95% of teens have access to a smartphone, and 45% say they are online ‘almost constantly”. Until recently, Facebook had dominated the social media landscape among America’s youth – but it is no longer the most popular online platform among teens, […]

FCC Issues $120 Million Fine for Spoofed Robocalls

FCC Issues $120 Million Fine for Spoofed Robocalls

Washington, DC…The Federal Communications Commission today fined Adrian Abramovich $120 million for malicious spoofing that was part of his massive robocalling operation aimed at selling timeshares and other travel packages. The caller ID spoofing operation made almost 100 million spoofed robocalls over three months. The Truth in Caller ID Act prohibits callers from deliberately falsifying […]

Bundle & Save With Calaveras Telephone

Bundle & Save With Calaveras Telephone

Copperopolis, CA…In 1895 James A. Tower was only 16 years old when, using barbed wire fencing, he strung the first telephone line for what was to become The Calaveras Telephone Company. As demands for the telephone service increased, the young Mr. Tower found it necessary to establish a central office in the small community of […]

Conifer Communications is Growing! Grand Opening of Conifer Communications Calaveras is April 5th, 2018

Conifer Communications is Growing!  Grand Opening of Conifer Communications Calaveras is April 5th, 2018

San Andreas, CA…Conifer Communications is Growing! Grand Opening of Conifer Communications Calaveras is April 5th, 2018. We are so excited to announce Conifer Communications is expanding to Calaveras County, that we are throwing a party to celebrate with our new neighbors and friends! So please come and join us at our Grand Opening and learn […]

Notice of Intent to Adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration for Telecommunications Monopole

Notice of Intent to Adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration for Telecommunications Monopole

San Andreas, CA…NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT A MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION LEAD AGENCY: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249 2017-119 AUP for AT&T c/o Epic Wireless: The applicant is requesting approval of an Administrative Use Permit (AUP) to install a telecommunications monopole and supporting ground equipment. The project has […]

Bundle & Save With Calaveras Telephone

Bundle & Save With Calaveras Telephone

Copperopolis, CA…In 1895 James A. Tower was only 16 years old when, using barbed wire fencing, he strung the first telephone line for what was to become The Calaveras Telephone Company. As demands for the telephone service increased, the young Mr. Tower found it necessary to establish a central office in the small community of […]

Flippy, the World’s First Autonomous Robotic Kitchen Assistant, Now Cooks Burgers at CaliBurger in Pasadena, California

Flippy, the World’s First Autonomous Robotic Kitchen Assistant, Now Cooks Burgers at CaliBurger in Pasadena, California

Pasadena, CA…Miso Robotics, the leading robotics and artificial intelligence solutions company, announced the public debut of ‘Flippy,’ the world’s first autonomous robotic kitchen assistant. Flippy will begin working alongside kitchen staff at CaliBurger’s Pasadena, California location during lunchtime by flipping burger patties and removing them from the grill when cooked to order. “Our team poured […]

SpaceX Test launch Today of Falcon Heavy Hopes to Send Musk’s Tesla To Mars

SpaceX Test launch Today of Falcon Heavy Hopes to Send Musk’s Tesla To Mars

Cape Canaveral, FL…From SpaceX…”When Falcon Heavy lifts off, it will be the most powerful operational rocket in the world by a factor of two. With the ability to lift into orbit nearly 64 metric tons (141,000 lb)—a mass greater than a 737 jetliner loaded with passengers, crew, luggage and fuel–Falcon Heavy can lift more than […]

Apple To Contribute $350 Billion to US Economy Over Next Five Years

Apple To Contribute $350 Billion to US Economy Over Next Five Years

Cupertino, California — Apple today announced a new set of investments to build on its commitment to support the American economy and its workforce, concentrated in three areas where Apple has had the greatest impact on job creation: direct employment by Apple, spending and investment with Apple’s domestic suppliers and manufacturers, and fueling the fast-growing […]

Daimler Tests New Drone Delivery System…This One May Be A Tipping Point

Daimler Tests New Drone Delivery System…This One May Be A Tipping Point

Stuttgart/Zurich. In a global first, online orders were delivered in Zurich between 25 September and 13 October with the aid of Vans & Drones. In partnership with Matternet and siroop.ch, Mercedes-Benz carried out a unique pilot project to test on-demand delivery of e-commerce orders – and it was a resounding success, particularly as unlike comparable […]

Artificial Muscles Give Soft Robots Superpowers & Can Lift 1,000 Times Their Weight! By Lindsay Brownell

Artificial Muscles Give Soft Robots Superpowers & Can Lift 1,000 Times Their Weight!  By Lindsay Brownell

Cambridge, MA…Soft robotics has made leaps and bounds over the last decade as researchers around the world have experimented with different materials and designs to allow once rigid, jerky machines to bend and flex in ways that mimic and can interact more naturally with living organisms. However, increased flexibility and dexterity has a trade-off of […]

As Steve Would Have Said “One More Thing” iPhone X Launches Last At Live Apple Event

As Steve Would Have Said “One More Thing” iPhone X Launches Last At Live Apple Event

Cupertino, CA…Apple today announced iPhone X, the future of the smartphone, in a gorgeous all-glass design with a beautiful 5.8-inch Super Retina display, A11 Bionic chip, wireless charging and an improved rear camera with dual optical image stabilization. iPhone X delivers an innovative and secure new way for customers to unlock, authenticate and pay using […]

SPACEX Launches First Used Falcon 9. The Era Of Private, Cost Effective, Space Flights Has Begun!

SPACEX Launches First Used Falcon 9.  The Era Of Private, Cost Effective, Space Flights Has Begun!

Cape Canaveral, FL…SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket delivered SES-10, a commercial communications satellite for SES, to a Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO). SES is a world-leading satellite operator, providing reliable and secure satellite communications solutions across the globe. SpaceX launched the SES-10 from historic Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The SES-10 […]

Caliburger Unveils “Flippy” The Burger Flipping Robot

Caliburger Unveils “Flippy” The Burger Flipping Robot

Pasadena, CA…Miso Robotics and Cali Group today unveiled Flippy, an artificial intelligence-driven robot that will work alongside kitchen staff to grill burgers at CaliBurger restaurants. Flippy had its debut at the CaliBurger location in Pasadena, California. A video demonstration captured the robotic kitchen assistant flipping burgers and placing them on buns. Flippy will roll out […]

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Cal.net Delivers The World To Your Mountain Top Or Neighborhood!!  Call 209-728-1691 & Get Started Today!!

Angels Camp, CA…Hstar began operations about fourteen years ago, providing not only rural broadband Internet services to the surrounding communities, but also offering a variety of technology consulting and other computer and communications related services. Since that time, Hstar has grown in reputation by not only providing exemplary services, but also by being heavily involved […]

Rail Road Flat Elementary School Uses Their 3D Printer to Make a Prosthetic Hand

Rail Road Flat Elementary School Uses Their 3D Printer to Make a Prosthetic Hand

Rail Road Flat, CA…The sixth grade students of Mr. Randall Youngblood’s class were told of a program called e-Nable in which a 3D printer was used to make a hand for a child that didn’t have one. “The e-NABLE Community is an amazing group of individuals from all over the world who are using their […]