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Inventions awarded at British Innovation Show – Taipei Times

Inventions awarded at British Innovation Show
Taipei Times
Taiwan won three special awards on Friday at the 12th British Invention Show, the UK's largest exhibition of invention, innovation and technology held at the Barbican Center from Oct. 24 to Oct. 27. About 150 exhibits from 15 countries were judged by a

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Inventor of battery that powers high-tech items dies – The Seattle Times


Telegraph.co.uk

Inventor of battery that powers high-tech items dies
The Seattle Times
Ovshinsky, who never went to college yet transformed the alternative energy, information and automotive industries with his inventions, died of prostate cancer Wednesday at his home in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., according to his son Harvey. He was 89.
Stanford Ovshinsky, innovative designer of energy-conversion devices, dies at 89Washington Post
Hybrid car battery inventor Ovshinsky dead at 89Fox News
Stanford Ovshinsky, noted inventor, dies at 89Hometownlife.com
GlobalPost –Michigan Radio
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Stanford R. Ovshinsky Dies at 89, a Self-Taught Maverick in Electronics – New York Times


San Francisco Chronicle

Stanford R. Ovshinsky Dies at 89, a Self-Taught Maverick in Electronics
New York Times
Stanford R. Ovshinsky, an iconoclastic, largely self-taught and commercially successful scientist who invented the nickel-metal hydride battery and contributed to the development of a host of devices, including solar energy panels, flat-panel displays
Stan Ovshinsky, inventor of a battery used in hybrid cars, dies in Detroit Washington Post
Stanford Ovshinsky, whose inventions led to flat-screen TVs and the Toyota GlobalPost
Stanford Ovshinsky man of sustainable power and memory has passedExaminer.com
Detroit Free Press –Michigan Radio
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Worries Over Defense Dept. Money for ‘Hackerspaces’ (Amy O’Leary/New York Times)

Amy O’Leary / New York Times:
Worries Over Defense Dept. Money for ‘Hackerspaces’  —  This fall, 16 high schools in California started experimental workshops, billed as a kind of “shop class for the 21st century,” that were financed by the federal government.  And over the next three years, the $ 10 million program plans …

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