Another U.S. government agency decides to drop RIM's beleaguered device because it has been "failing both at inopportune times and at an unacceptable rate."
An interim report from the National Transportation Safety Board offers insight into the state of the battery in a Japan Airlines fire in January, but there's still more work to be done.
The NTSB wants a full ban on mobile technology use in the car, including hands-free calling. CNET Reviews Editor-in-Chief Lindsey Turrentine thinks a hands-free ban is the fastest way to neuter the technology that could make us all safer drivers.
The National Transportation Safety Board recommends that lawmakers and other regulators ban the use of hands-free and handheld cell phones while driving.
Evidence from the 2011 crash of an emergency medical helicopter in Missouri shows that before the accident, the pilot was texting about a dinner date. The crash killed four people.
The Federal Aviation Administration OKs a plan to redesign the 787's battery, but more testing is needed, the Associated Press reports.
Aircraft builder will be allowed to conduct test flights of the much-hyped aircraft after onboard battery fires led the FAA to ground the planes.
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood rejects NTSB plan to ban all cell phone calls while driving, saying hands-free is not the problem.
Bill Henningsgaard, a former sales VP at the computing giant, is presumed dead, along with his 17-year-old son and two younger children, after his plane crashes into two homes while approaching an airport.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says texting and talking on a cell phone while driving should be outlawed across the U.S.