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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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Qantas, Emirates push in-flight cell phone use

Qantas will now allow text messages and e-mails on domestic flights. Emirates allows the same but adds voice calling as well.

By March 21, 2008

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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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Friday Poll: Do you want in-flight cell phone calls?

A recent FCC vote improves the chances for in-flight cell phone use, but not everybody is thrilled about the possibility.

By December 13, 2013

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Google Street View expands to airports and train stations

The Street View team now offers an inside tour of international airports, train stations, and a cable car stop in Hong Kong.

By November 26, 2013

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Drone deliveries get off the ground in Dubai

The United Arab Emirates plans to deliver official documents via 18-inch, four-propeller, unmanned aerial drones that come equipped with fingerprint and eye-recognition security systems.

By February 10, 2014

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Sharp makes a comeback! It's growing strawberries

A company that has fallen on difficult times branches out into a new field: growing strawberries in the United Arab Emirates.

By September 24, 2013

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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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Delta puts the kibosh on in-flight cell phone calls

Even though the FCC is moving forward on lifting the ban on phone calls while in flight, Delta's CEO says his airline still won't allow it.

By December 18, 2013