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Boeing is said to be the likely winner of NASA's space taxi contract. That would mean its CST-100 capsule could be ferrying people to the International Space Station by 2017.

Boeing said to win NASA space taxi contract

According to the Wall Street Journal, the aerospace giant is likely to beat out SpaceX for the contract, said to be worth more than $3 billion.

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A Predator drone, used by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection service to try to stop drug smugglers.

California bill would ban police drone spying without warrant

The bill, which is now on the governor's desk, pits privacy advocates against law enforcement interests in managing the emerging technology.

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NASA aims for air traffic control system for commercial drones

Agency seeks partners for a multi-year project to develop a protocol the FAA can implement for the safe commercial use of drones in the U.S.

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Gawk at Richard Branson's tropical hideaway via aerial drone

Watching this video of Virgin founder's opulent private island captured via drone will make you drool -- and he wants you to.

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United's first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Later this month, the airline will become the first North American carrier to fly both the 787-9 and the 787-8.

United goes long with its first Dreamliner 787-9

Carrier is the first in North America to get the bigger version of Boeing's Dreamliner. Next month, it will start flying the world's longest Dreamliner route.

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Knee Defender passenger thrown off flight: I'm ashamed

James Beach, the man who used the controversial seat-locking device, inciting an altercation on a flight that had to be diverted, admits he behaved badly. He still loves his Knee Defender, however.

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Knee Defender inventor: It protects computers and babies

In justifying his device's existence, Ira Goldman tells MSNBC that the device is not being used to "hog space."

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Should Knee Defender be banned on flights?

After an argument over the use of a seat-recline preventer becomes heated, a United Airlines flight is diverted. Should the device be banned?

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Can an armadillo paper airplane fly? Autodesk says yes

Autodesk researchers have developed a Pteromys, a tool that lets anyone design a paper airplane that will fly, no matter how outlandish.

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A tool for creating crazy paper airplane designs (pictures)

Pteromys, from Autodesk Research, is a tool that uses science and complex computation to make nearly any-user designed paper airplane fly.

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Kanye West: Will a paparazzi drone electrocute my daughter?

In a deposition for a lawsuit brought by a paparazzo against him, the next Steve Jobs muses about the effects drones will have on society.

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Can a plane be hacked via in-flight Wi-Fi? Researcher says it's so

Much of the equipment that planes and ships use to access satellite communications networks is wide open like the sea and sky itself, says a security researcher presenting his findings later this week.

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