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Flying car crashes and burns in Florida

Police in Marion County say two people were hurt after a Maverick flying car crashed and caught fire.

By October 21, 2014

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NTSB: Boeing Dreamliner blaze probe needs more time

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.

By March 7, 2013

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NTSB tosses the BlackBerry in favor of the iPhone

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."

By November 20, 2012

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Dear NTSB, please don't sterilize Siri and her friends

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.

By December 22, 2011

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NTSB calls for stricter bans on cell phone use while driving

The National Transportation Safety Board recommends that lawmakers and other regulators ban the use of hands-free and handheld cell phones while driving.

By December 13, 2011

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Former Microsoft VP thought dead after his plane crashes into Connecticut homes

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.

By August 10, 2013

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Pilot's texting at issue in fatal crash of medical helicopter

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.

By April 9, 2013

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BlackBerry 10 erroneously reported as not secure enough by U.K.

On the eve of the Z10 U.S. launch, a British government security agency is incorrectly linked to a report that BlackBerry's new operating system isn't safe enough for government employees.

By March 19, 2013

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FAA approves Boeing's plan to fix Dreamliner batteries

The Federal Aviation Administration OKs a plan to redesign the 787's battery, but more testing is needed, the Associated Press reports.

By March 12, 2013

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Elon Musk at SXSW: 'I'd like to die on Mars, just not on impact'

During a keynote address in which the SpaceX and Tesla founder talked about both his companies, the highlight was probably a video showing a Grasshopper rocket landing like a helicopter.

By March 9, 2013