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Tech history

The MRI and the French Transatlantic Telegraph Cable of 1898 Honored With IEEE Milestones

The technologies changed medical diagnosis and communications

16 November 2018
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Transportation

The First Space Tourism Trips Are Scheduled for Next Year

14 November 2018
Blue Origin, SpaceX, and Virgin Galactic have updated their flight plans

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Communications

How Small Satellites Are Providing Low-Cost Access to Space

12 November 2018
Commercial interests and educational institutions among those launching the tiny payloads

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Obituaries

Remembering Earl Bakken, Inventor of the First Wearable, Battery-Powered Pacemaker

5 November 2018
The IEEE Life Fellow co-founded the medical device company, Medtronic

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Products and Services

New IEEE Website Is All About Robots

29 October 2018
With hundreds of visuals, the guide is a great way to get kids interested in STEM

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Power and Energy

Resiliency of Power Systems to Black Swan Hazards: How Ready Are We?

26 October 2018
More frequent extreme-weather events are causing widespread power blackouts

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Blog

Battery Energy Storage Systems Are on the Rise

22 October 2018
BMW, GE, and several U.S. states have plans to use the clean energy

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Cybersecurity

Tech Startup Thorn Takes Aim at Child Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking

17 October 2018
The company, cofounded by actor Ashton Kutcher, develops tools to help identify victims and catch criminals

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IEEE Groups

IEEE SIGHT Project Wins Two Awards From Carnegie Mellon

9 October 2018
The recognition is for a suite of games for the deaf

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Blog

Is Excessive Video-Game Playing a Medical Disorder?

5 October 2018
The World Health Organization has classified gaming addiction as a disease but others say evidence is lacking

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