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Urban Airship CEO takes leave amid sexual assault probe

Scott Kveton, co-founder of the push notification startup, tells employees that he had been thinking about stepping aside for a while but the decision was accelerated by a story about his "personal situation."

By July 8, 2014

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Airship over NSA data center protests spying (pictures)

Greenpeace, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and the Tenth Amendment Center join forces to protest the government's mass surveillance program.

4 Images By June 27, 2014

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Ecologic Aircraft concept is part airship, part plane

This whimsical idea for an all-electric craft looks neat, but would it fly?

By February 6, 2013

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Aeroscraft prototype airship takes flight (pictures)

Aeroscraft is the only variable buoyancy air vehicle of its kind -- the vertical takeoff and landing system requires no runways or even ground staff to oversee its landing.

8 Images By January 30, 2013

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Inside Aeroscraft, the future of luxury airships (pictures)

Aeroscraft may be the future of luxury travel. It's an airborne hotel with large staterooms, dining areas, theaters, and casinos.

11 Images By July 17, 2012

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Airships live on, 75 years after Hindenburg disaster

The golden era of zeppelins may long since be over, but airships are once again plying the skies. Today, CNET got a ride aboard the Eureka, and a priceless view of the best of San Francisco.

By May 11, 2012

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Hindenburg and the dramatic end of the Airship Era (photos)

While the airship is better remembered for the fiery Hindenburg disaster of 1937 than for its many technological achievements, it was the fastest and most comfortable way to cross the Atlantic in its day.

23 Images By May 4, 2012

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Urban Airship raises $15 million

Strategic investors Verizon and Salesforce.com lead funding round for the mobile notifications provider.

By November 6, 2011

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Urban Airship to acquire SimpleGeo

All-stock deal for the geolocation startup is estimated to be worth $3.5 million.

By October 31, 2011

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Thai war airship going over like a lead zeppelin

Thailand has a less than positive experience with using an airship to counter its southern insurgency.

By August 19, 2011