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Apple elects former Boeing exec to board

James Bell, who worked for the aircraft maker for 38 years, becomes Apple's sole African-American director.

By October 1, 2015


'Star Wars' R2-D2-themed jet ready to take flight, BB-8 design on the way

These are the droids you are looking to fly in: ANA Japan unveils its R2-D2 jet as well as other "Star Wars" designs that include a BB-8 jet for the upcoming "The Force Awakens" film.

By September 14, 2015


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


Solar Impulse breaks record for longest sun-powered flight

By landing safely in Hawaii after a five-day leg, the Swiss plane -- on an around-the-world trip -- also sets the record for longest solo flight by time.

By July 3, 2015


Solar-powered plane embarks on longest leg of round-the-world flight

The Solar Impulse 2, which is entirely powered by solar energy, is attempting to fly from Nagoya, Japan, to Hawaii. The flight will take approximately five days.

By June 29, 2015


Researchers invent tiny sonic screwdriver

Using an array of loudspeakers, researchers have created swirling vortices of sound that were used to manipulate microscopic particles.

By May 28, 2015


FBI claims security researcher took control of plane

Technically Incorrect: Chris Roberts, recently banned by United from all its flights after a tweet, allegedly commandeered a plane's controls. He denies it.

By May 17, 2015


SpaceX lands $1 billion from Google and Fidelity

The search giant says its interest in SpaceX is rooted in satellite imaging, as well as other "space-based technologies."

By January 20, 2015


Elon Musk is trying to bring the Internet to space

The SpaceX CEO wants to build a satellite network high above Earth that would speed up the Internet and bring access to underserved communities. And he'll use the profits to help colonize Mars.

By January 17, 2015


BOSS phone, a handset so secure that Sony execs should use it?

Technically Incorrect: The creators of a new phone being presented at CES claim it's the perfect solution for a secure connection. Perhaps, but its screen is 1.5 inches bigger than an iPhone 6 Plus.

By January 5, 2015