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Stylish driving app could also save a life

Automatic is a $99 piece of hardware that has a built-in crash sensor that can call for a rescue if you’re in an accident.

Northeastern University’s nano printer molds ultra-thin layers into objects.

Northeastern 3-D printer next big thing using tiny particles

Northeastern’s nano printer represents the latest innovation in the burgeoning field of nanotechnology.

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Security experts told Home Depot of hacking risk back in 2008

Computer experts inside the home-improvement chain warned for years that it might be easy prey for hackers.

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N.C. Linux distributor lower on forecast

Red Hat Inc. shares fell after the company forecast third-quarter revenue below estimates.

Analogic Corp. sales lower than expected

Peabody medical device and security technology company Analogic Corp. slipped after sales for the fourth quarter came in at $142 million, about 5 percent lower than analysts expected. Earnings of $1.36 per share, however, beat expectations by 12 cents. Revenue from its medical imaging segment was $84 million and $296 million for the year, both of which were down 7 percent over the previous year. Ultrasound equipment revenue was $40.4 million, down 8 percent for the quarter, but $153 million for the year, up 2 percent.

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