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Amazon's second wave of original pilots goes live

The latest batch includes hour-long dramas for the first time, and Amazon Studios will again crowdsource content decisions, picking the ones to make full series based on customer viewing data and reviews.

By Feb. 6, 2014

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Amazon OKs two pilots for its next round of original series

People will be able to watch and vote on the pilot episodes to determine which series make the cut for a full season.

By Apr. 9, 2014

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FAA bans pilots' personal use of electronic devices in cockpit

New rule prohibits non-essential use of laptops, cell phones, and other electronic devices to prevent crew member distraction during flights.

By Feb. 11, 2014

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X-Files creator and more vie for your favour in new Lovefilm pilots

A fresh batch of Amazon Studios' pilot episodes have been put on Lovefilm, and await your judgement.

By Feb. 6, 2014

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Amazon doubles down on pilots for original kids shows

Following an order for three children's programs from its first round of original TV pilots, Amazon is asking for five more for kids, as online video outfits vie for an audience that keeps subscribers in the fold.

By Jul. 31, 2013

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Learning to fly: Future space tourists train like fighter pilots

With commercial space flight on the horizon, a Pennsylvania training center offers would-be astronauts a chance to experience the rigors of blasting off. CNET sister site SmartPlanet investigates.

By Nov. 4, 2013

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Amazon drafts off Netflix with order for hour-long drama pilots

Amazon Studios orders two pilots for original hour-long dramas early next year, sailing itself right into Netflix's wake after its success with "House of Cards" and "Orange Is the New Black."

By Oct. 31, 2013

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Football, flutes, and family: Amazon orders up 3 pilots

Amazon Studios will release another season of pilots for original half-hour shows early next year, aiming again to crowdsource content decisions and lure in Prime subscribers.

By Oct. 3, 2013

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Microsoft's Surface 2 takes off with 11,000 Delta pilots

Delta plans to equip Boeing 757 and Boeing 767 pilots with the Surface 2 this year, and then go completely paperless by the end of 2014.

By Sep. 30, 2013