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Feds accuse five men of largest U.S. hacking scheme

Cyberattacks against the Nasdaq, J.C. Penney, and others led to "hundreds of millions of dollars" in losses, say federal prosecutors.

By July 25, 2013


Net usage spikes after U.S. Airways plane crash

People looking for news and information about the crash into the Hudson River caused a big spike in Internet traffic.

By January 16, 2009


When will your favorite airline take advantage of the FAA's rule change?

The FAA has relaxed rules on using electronics on airplanes. But that doesn't necessarily apply to your next flight. Here's a list of when each US airline plans to allow passengers to use gadgets during all phases of a flight -- updated as changes happen.

By October 31, 2013


Hacker pleads not guilty to stealing 160M credit cards

Dmitriy Smilianets was allegedly involved in the biggest hacking scheme ever prosecuted in the U.S., which cost Heartland, 7-Eleven, JetBlue, and others more than $300 million.

By August 12, 2013


Apple devices more likely to be used for in-flight Internet access

Airplane Wi-Fi service Gogo says that 84 percent of those who connect to the Internet in the air do so on iPads, iPods, and iPhones, while just 16 percent use devices running on Android.

By March 7, 2013


Boeing battery solution may keep 787 grounded until 2014

An MIT chemistry professor suggests that Boeing switch from lithium-ion batteries to the heavier but safer nickel metal-hydride technology, a process that could take a year.

By January 27, 2013


Despite setbacks, airlines and passengers still on board the Dreamliner

Although the FAA has grounded the entire U.S. fleet of Boeing's new plane, experts say that its technological advances are too advantageous to abandon.

By January 19, 2013


FAA grounds Boeing's 787 Dreamliner after battery fires

Action comes after two Japanese carriers parked their 787s following a battery fire.

By January 16, 2013


Boeing 787 incidents prompt FAA review

Prompted by a recent fire and other incidents, the Federal Aviation Administration is launching a comprehensive review of the new, high-tech Dreamliner.

By January 11, 2013


Virgin Atlantic launches in-flight cell use

Service will allow people to make calls, send texts, and surf the Web, but it will be limited and it won't be cheap.

By May 15, 2012