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Windows 8 tablets to be handed out to Emirates' flight crew

The luxury airline announces that it is delivering 1,000 HP ElitePad 900 tablets to its flight attendants, which will run on Windows 8 and come with a built-in airline-specific business app.

By November 19, 2012

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Emirates airlines allows in-flight cell phone chatting

The Dubai-based airline is known for being on the tech vanguard when it comes to in-flight services. Now, besides texting and e-mail, it's letting passengers talk on their mobile phones.

By October 8, 2012

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US could nix plans to permit in-flight cell phone calls

The Department of Transportation is said to be looking at a blanket ban on up-in-the-air chatting.

By August 4, 2014

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Want major new aircraft designs? Wait until 2030

Boeing and Airbus are tweaking the tried-and-true instead of going all out for all-new. Here's why the jet-age pizzazz has been grounded.

By July 23, 2014

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Boeing's 777X plans: Big windows, lots of air, and robot manufacturing

The company is copying passenger-friendly details from its 787 Dreamliner into its upcoming 777X wide-body passenger jet, the company announces at the Farnborough airshow.

By July 15, 2014

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Vevo overhauls Android app with new look, faster HD video

Top online music-video source Vevo revamps for Google's mobile OS, with quicker load times, sleeker interface, easier navigation and a real-time feed.

By July 9, 2014

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LinkedIn passes 300M users, says mobile is key to goal of 3.3B

The social network for professional schmoozing wants the entire global workforce to sign on to its service.

By April 18, 2014

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Amazon delivery drones edge closer to reality

CEO Jeff Bezos tells shareholders that the company already flight-tested several generations of unmanned aerial vehicles and is in the design phase for future generations.

By April 10, 2014

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Drones allowed to fly the US skies, for now

A judge rules that the FAA's six-year ban on drone flying isn't actually legally binding.

By March 6, 2014

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20,000km undersea cable to link Singapore to Europe

The new 100Gbps fiber-optic link will open up international communications for 15 telecommunications companies and protect against severed cables or other problems.

By March 6, 2014