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Japanese Maglev train breaks its own rail world speed record - an annotated infographic

Japan’s state-of-the-art magnetic levitation (Maglev) train has broken its own world speed record, hitting 603km/h in a test run near Mount Fuji, beating a mark of 590km/h it set on April 16. 48 more words

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E&T news weekly #47 – we choose our favourite engineering and technology news stories from the week

Friday April 24 2015
 Lorna Sharpe, sub-editor
Japan’s maglev train breaks world speed record again

Japan’s newest magnetically levitated train has just achieved a new top speed of 603km/h (375mph) in a test run. 1,590 more words

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#WhatsApp hits 800 million active users - an annotated infographic

WhatsApp, the messaging service that lets you text other users for free, now has 800 million active users every month. The app sends messages over the internet, bypassing a phone carrier’s text messaging charges. 53 more words

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New issue of E&T magazine online now - the #WearableTechnology issue

Check out the wearable technology, hype or happening issue of E&T online.

The wearable technology market has exploded. There are plenty of activity trackers, e-health monitors and smartwatches, but all too often the focus has been on emerging technology rather than the design. 67 more words

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E&T news weekly #46 – we choose our favourite engineering and technology news stories from the week

Friday April 17 2015
 Jonathan Wilson, online managing editor
Paedophiles turning to bitcoin to trade sex abuse images

It seems depressingly inevitable, but no sooner is a virtually anonymous, untraceable payment system invented than people will find disturbing, illegal uses for that currency. 998 more words

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@Conservatives push ahead with contentious #Trident nuclear submarine programme - an annotated infographic

In the midst of UK election fever, what better way to throw your incumbent weight around than by committing to the purchase of four shiny new nuclear submarines? 139 more words

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#AppleWatch officially quite popular - an annotated infographic

From the top drawer of the “so obvious it surely isn’t news” files comes the statistical confirmation that a lot of people around the world really, really want an Apple Watch. 55 more words

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