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Issue 5 • Date June 2014

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  • Engineering & Technology - Cover

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  • Table of Contents

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  • Editor's Letter [Opinion Editorial]

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  • World News

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  • The Bigger Picture

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  • Government changes the rules on renewables [News Briefing]

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  • Finalists named in railway design competition [News Briefing]

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  • Huge sculpture for Heathrow's newest terminal

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  • German businesses wary of putting sanctions on Russia [News Briefing]

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  • Number news [News Briefing]

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  • Missing aircraft was carrying mystery cargo

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  • China floats idea of 13,000km high-speed rail line to USA

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  • The graphic mind-controlled exoskelton [News Briefing]

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  • Business focus

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  • News analysis

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  • Your letters [Opinion Feedback]

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  • For and against

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  • Comment "if you ask me" .... [Opinion First Person]

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  • From Hillsborough ...... to Rio de Janeiro

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  • Securing the sale

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    On 8 April 2014, after 12 years, Microsoft's support for its Windows XP operating system came to an end. The software giant discontinued security fixes, software updates and technical support to home and business users, with the sole exception of very big XP sites which could afford to pay millions to extend the cut-off date by an extra year. View full abstract»

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  • Failure is NOT an option

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    The rise of Internet commerce has brought a deluge of digital transactions and a surge in the number of data centres around the world. To cope with ever-increasing data volumes, today's facilities now house complex IT equipment, computers and blade servers with critical cooling systems and more. This double-whammy of growth and complexity brings new challenges to data centre managers desperate to ... View full abstract»

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  • Material world

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    Every so often a fashion innovation comes along that fits so seamlessly into our lives that we can't imagine a time when it wasn't hanging in our wardrobes. Ready-made, off-the-shelf clothing came about due to innovation in textile manufacturing in the 1830s, the advent of plastic zips in the 1950s revolutionised the fashion industry, and Teflon began to coat uniforms in the 1960s to increase thei... View full abstract»

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  • Vice versa

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    Wearable electronics are stealing the limelight at all the big tech shows. However, the concept has been around for some time in both the medical field and fitness sector. Bluetooth Smart is enabling hardware companies to link their sensor data with smartphones, allowing for a readily available communications platform for all industries. Tracking equipment with Bluetooth Smart connectivity means u... View full abstract»

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  • The protectors

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    Router vendors are rapidly responding to the fact that hackers are turning their dastardly attentions to the internetworking devices that manage the Internet's data traffic flow. View full abstract»

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  • Slow is the new fast

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    The power used by the CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) logic that sits in practically all microprocessors is controlled by a formula that links the square of the voltage to the frequency at which the transistors switch. Because of the quadratic relationship, lowering the voltage has a dramatic effect on energy consumption. Intel is one of a group of companies investigating the potent... View full abstract»

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Engineering & Technology is the IET's flagship magazine featuring analysis, news, innovation announcements, job advertisements and careers advice.

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Dickon Ross
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