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Boeing's SUGAR Freeze is a cool way to power a plane

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No, not the sensation you get when you have gulped your ice cream too fast. SUGAR Freeze is the a new propulsion concept developed by Boeing that aims to revolutionize air travel. Standing for Subsonic Ultra Green Aircraft Research, the NASA-commissioned project (codenamed "N+4") looks at immature technologies in...
Boeing's SUGAR Freeze is a cool way to power a plane

Visualized: Space Shuttle Discovery gets prepped for its final flight, gets Boeing piggyback

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Strapped to the back of a repurposed Boeing 747, this is how NASA's Space Shuttle Discovery will make its final flight. Over the last few days, the shuttle has been readied and mounted onto the jet, technically called the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA). The duo will land at Dulles...
Visualized: Space Shuttle Discovery gets prepped for its final flight, gets Boeing piggyback
Starlite: the miracle material that was almost lost

Space Shuttle Discovery salutes Washington on historic final flight

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As historic flights go, this has to be right up there with the best of 'em. Space Shuttle Discovery performed a final fly-by over the capital, and created a trail of excited spotters as it did so. Perched atop a Boeing 747, the iconic craft was flying at a...
Space Shuttle Discovery salutes Washington on historic final flight

JAL gets twins as Boeing delivers two 787 Dreamliners

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There's fashionably late and then there's Boeing 787 Dreamliner late -- something that the folks at Japan Airlines learned firsthand following a three-year delay for the highly anticipated aircraft. Fortunately for JAL, the delay wasn't quite on the Duke Nukem Forever scale as the carrier finally got its first...
JAL gets twins as Boeing delivers two 787 Dreamliners

Visualized: Space Shuttle Enterprise disembarks the 747 en-route to its watery retirement home

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Two weeks after arriving into JFK on the back of a Boeing 747, the Enterprise has been hoisted from the back of the jet and onto a wheeled transporter. From there, the prototype spacecraft will be taken down the Hudson river on a barge, where it'll end up exhibited...
Visualized: Space Shuttle Enterprise disembarks the 747 en-route to its watery retirement home

Boeing 787 set for first biofuel-powered flight tonight

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Biofuel in planes is hardly a new idea, but when Boeing's latest and greatest aircraft gets in on the green game, we take notice. That's right, a ANA 787 Dreamliner is currently preparing to take off from Everett, Washington this evening and will make its way across the Pacific...
Boeing 787 set for first biofuel-powered flight tonight

Retired Boeing 737 repurposed as garage-kept flight simulator (video)

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A fresh concept it's not, but a fresh look? Yeah, we'll take that. California resident, air traffic controller, pilot and all-around gentleman James Price has converted the actual nose of a 1969 Boeing 737 into his own personal flight simulator. According to the man himself, he "gutted" the bird,...
Retired Boeing 737 repurposed as garage-kept flight simulator (video)

US Army breaking up with A160 Hummingbird drone-copter, says it's too high maintenance

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It's not me, it's you. The US Army's dalliance with Boeing's A160 Hummingbird drone got one step closer to Splitsville after the military branch issued a stop-work order for the project. Initially scheduled to see action in Afghanistan starting this July, the chopper-drone turned plenty of heads thanks to...
US Army breaking up with A160 Hummingbird drone-copter, says it's too high maintenance

United 787 Dreamliner emerges from Boeing factory, complete with golden head-to-tail 'swoop'

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The first US-based 787 carrier is inching closer to its Dreamliner service launch. United Airlines celebrated the plane's rollout today at Boeing's Everett, Washington factory. The aircraft, which is set to begin international service later this year, received a custom livery, which includes a curved "swoop" -- which oddly...
United 787 Dreamliner emerges from Boeing factory, complete with golden head-to-tail 'swoop'

Cyber-attack concerns raised over Boeing 787 chip's 'back door'

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Researchers claim chip used in military systems and civilian aircraft has built-in function that could let in hackersTwo Cambridge experts have discovered a "back door" in a computer chip used in military systems and aircraft such as the Boeing 787 that could allow the chip to be taken over via...
Cyber-attack concerns raised over Boeing 787 chip's 'back door'

At long last, Boeing delivers the first next-gen 747

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More than six years in the making, the new 747-8 Intercontinental will soon be flying passengers. Today, Boeing handed over the first of the planes to Lufthansa. [Read more]...
At long last, Boeing delivers the first next-gen 747

Boeing 787 Dreamliner completes first Trans-Pacific passenger flight, lands in Boston as JAL 8

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We've been fortunate enough to hitch a ride on Boeing's 787 within the Land of the Rising Sun, but now the Dreamliner has hopped the Pacific with passengers on board, departing Tokyo Narita and landing at Boston's Logan International Airport around noon on Sunday. The JAL service marks New...
Boeing 787 Dreamliner completes first Trans-Pacific passenger flight, lands in Boston as JAL 8
One man's 20-year project: a flight sim cockpit made from a Boeing 737

Congress, NASA agree to thin out commercial spaceflight partners for 'space taxi' program

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Congress has twisted NASA's arm on a new deal for the "Commercial Crew Program," designed to get private spaceflight companies to ferry astronauts into space. Senator Frank Wolf wants NASA to scale back its grants to four companies: SpaceX, Boeing, Blue Origin and Sierra Nevada down to two, while...
Congress, NASA agree to thin out commercial spaceflight partners for 'space taxi' program
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Man creates mobile home -- in a plane

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An Oregon man buys himself a Boeing 727, puts it in his garden, and decides that it would be the perfect location for his perfect home. [Read more]...
Man creates mobile home -- in a plane

Boeing To Release A Super-Secure Android Smartphone Later This Year

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As if producing commercial airliners, helicopters, and satellites didn’t keep Boeing busy enough, the company revealed earlier this week that they would soon be branching out into a slightly different market. National Defense Magazine reports that Boeing is currently working on an highly-secure Android-based smartphone of all things, and that...
Boeing To Release A Super-Secure Android Smartphone Later This Year

Rolls-Royce revs up giant Lego jet engine

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Rolls-Royce dreams up a half-sized Lego version of the powerful turbofan Trent 1000 jet engine found on each Boeing 787 Dreamliner wing. [Read more]...
Rolls-Royce revs up giant Lego jet engine
Boeing X-48C's first flight showcases fuel-efficient aircraft design

A Boeing phone: Aerospace giant making Android device

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Boeing is jumping into the smartphone business, developing a new mobile device  – but we probably won’t be buying this one at our local wireless store. The company is working on a secure communications device for the U.S. government defense and security market, a spokeswoman for the company confirmed this...
A Boeing phone: Aerospace giant making Android device

Boeing's new business jet is fit for a king

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The aviation giant unveils a new private jet--a modified 737-700--that is geared for luxurious long-haul flights. Think multiple HD monitors and very big beds. Plus a shower! [Read more]...
Boeing's new business jet is fit for a king

Boeing to launch super secure Android phone, hopes it takes off

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You know what we've always wondered? Why don't Boeing just hurry up and release a phone? Joking aside, this is really happening. The news comes via National Defense Magazine which reports that the airplane manufacturer is developing an Android handset which will have strong security credentials. Currently dubbed "the Boeing...
Boeing to launch super secure Android phone, hopes it takes off

Boeing 787 Dreamliner makes US debut with nonstop flight from Tokyo to Boston

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Boeing's 787 Dreamliner made its US debut on Sunday, with a commercial Japan Airlines flight from Tokyo to Boston. The aircraft has already been incorporated into All Nippon Airways' fleet of passenger planes, but Sunday's flight marked the 787's first foray into the US, as well as its maiden...
Boeing 787 Dreamliner makes US debut with nonstop flight from Tokyo to Boston

Economix: Apple Stock's Lofty Heights, in Context

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Some Apple facts, including this one: With a market value of about $460 billion, Apple is worth more than Google, Goldman Sachs, General Motors, Ford, Starbucks and Boeing combined. Read more »...
Economix: Apple Stock's Lofty Heights, in Context

Boeing to make super secure Android phone

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The "Boeing phone" would compete with both high-end proprietary devices and consumer phones like BlackBerries, with an expected release by the end of the year. [Read more]...
Boeing to make super secure Android phone

Dutch Citizen Charged With Fraud, Identity Theft in Hacking Case

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A 21-year-old Dutch citizen has been charged with allegedly selling credit card numbers collected from Boeing's employee credit union and stealing card numbers......
Dutch Citizen Charged With Fraud, Identity Theft in Hacking Case

Seattle, DC, and San Diego are bright spots in tech hiring, report states

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Tech boom? That must be focused in the Valley, right? Or at least, you would expect that any such rapid expansion would have the largest impact in that region. However, a new study by the Praxis Strategy Group has outlined a number of critical facts that bust that specific narrative. Among...
Seattle, DC, and San Diego are bright spots in tech hiring, report states

Boeing CST-100 capsule could shuttle astronauts to ISS, shows off its innards in Colorado Springs

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With the Space Shuttle now officially grounded, NASA has been researching alternatives for ferrying astronauts from Earth to the International Space Station, orbiting some 230 miles above the planet. One such vehicle has made its way from Boeing's HQ to the National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, where a...
Boeing CST-100 capsule could shuttle astronauts to ISS, shows off its innards in Colorado Springs

Apptio Raises Another $50 Million In Series D Round

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Apptio, which offers enterprise SaaS for managing IT and operations to large companies looking to stay abreast of the latest advances, has raised yet more money from a familiar roster of investors. This $50 million round, their fourth, was led by “certain investment strategies” at T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.,...
Apptio Raises Another $50 Million In Series D Round
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