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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin to make rocket engine for Boeing, Lockheed Martin

Amazon CEO's aerospace company enters into a partnership with the United Launch Alliance to develop BE-4, a rocket engine to replace Russian-made launch jets.

By September 17, 2014

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Google appoints former Ford CEO Mulally to board

After leaving Ford on July 1, auto and aviation industry giant Alan Mulally is named to Google's board of directors and audit committee.

By July 15, 2014

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Boeing's Dreamliner struggles despite tech superiority

As airlines wait impatiently for the next-gen, fuel-efficient plane, Boeing today replaces Dreamliner's leader with the head of the highly successful 777 program.

By February 24, 2012

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Boeing's 787 Dreamliner set for first commercial flight

If all goes according to plan, the first 787 Dreamliner passengers will board an All Nippon Airways flight next Wednesday from Tokyo to Hong Kong. The flight would finally put to rest the troubled legacy of the all-new airplane.

By October 21, 2011

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This Day in Tech: LinkedIn hosts a town hall event for Obama; Boeing's new 787 dreamliner

Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET News for Monday, September 26.

By September 26, 2011

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Boeing's 747-8 touches down for the first time

Before thousands of fans and company heavyweights at Seattle's Boeing Field, the aviation giant's next-generation 747 made its first landing. Now comes a wide variety of tests and, the company hopes, first commercial delivery later this year.

By March 20, 2011

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Boeing's 787 Dreamliner: A legacy of delays

The latest schedule calls for delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner in the third quarter of 2011. But that date is far behind the original, following setback after setback.

By January 19, 2011

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Ford is now a 'personal mobility' company: How the comeback kids are riding tech to a new destiny

As Bill Ford sees it, Ford Motor Company is about democratizing technology, and it's preparing to tackle a new challenge over the next 50 years. TechRepublic's Jason Hiner has the story.

By July 14, 2012

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Rocket system could lower cost of access to space, Allen says

Microsoft co-founder is teaming with legendary aircraft designer Burt Rutan on a new rocket that will be launched at 30,000 feet by a gargantuan carrier plane. Paul Allen has an eye on making access to space more cost-effective.

By December 13, 2011

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Airline pilot pushes wrong button, nearly flipping plane

A co-pilot for All Nippon Airways mistakes the rudder trim button for the cockpit door lock switch. The plane goes almost belly up. Remarkably, no one is seriously hurt.

By September 28, 2011