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Tuesday is Ada Lovelace Day: let's celebrate inspirational women | Suw Charman-Anderson and Helen Arney

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By encouraging people to talk about the achievements of women whom they admire in science, technology, engineering and maths, we can create new role models for girls and women involved in these traditionally male-dominated areasIn the 1960s, a group of women agreed to undergo the same gruelling tests as the...
Tuesday is Ada Lovelace Day: let's celebrate inspirational women | Suw Charman-Anderson and Helen Arney

British Airways' UnGrounded 'Innovation Lab In The Sky' Will Put Techies On Planes Together To Solve Problems

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British Airways today announced the first of its “UnGrounded” innovation lab flights that will assemble 100 Silicon Valley luminaries on a flight to London to devise a platform for connecting tech talent with big problems around the world. A partnership with the UN, the inaugural UnGrounded flight will fly this...
British Airways' UnGrounded 'Innovation Lab In The Sky' Will Put Techies On Planes Together To Solve Problems
Want to go to Mars? Non-profit mission Mars One is looking for a few good Earthlings

Windows 8 in the clouds: Emirates giving 1,000 flight attendants HP ElitePad tablets

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Windows 8 might not be getting off to the start Microsoft had hoped for, but one major airline seems to be a big fan. At the Windows 8 launch event in Dubai, Emirates announced that it has developed a Windows 8 app called Knowledge Driven Inflight Service (KIS) to help...
Windows 8 in the clouds: Emirates giving 1,000 flight attendants HP ElitePad tablets

Electronic Arts Cuts Jobs At Montreal Studio Less Than Two Weeks After CEO's Resignation

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Electronic Arts is laying off staffers at its Montreal office in another round of job cuts. The news comes less than two weeks after CEO John Riccitiello resigned, citing the company’s financial underperformance. EA declined to tell Reuters how many jobs are being affected, but Joystiq reports that the layoffs...
Electronic Arts Cuts Jobs At Montreal Studio Less Than Two Weeks After CEO's Resignation

Samsung tablets on Boeing planes? New deal may improve in-flight entertainment

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You might not be looking out the window so much with new Samsung in-flight entertainment on Boeing aircraft. Walk down an aisle of an airplane and you’re bound to see at least a few iPads, iPhones or iPods entertaining passengers. But a new partnership between Samsung and Boeing could change...
Samsung tablets on Boeing planes? New deal may improve in-flight entertainment

Fly Happy: Routehappy Raises $1.5M To Build A 'Flight Experience Search Engine'

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Robert Albert, CEO and co-founder of Routehappy, says that “flying doesn’t have to be a crap shoot.” It looks like investors agree, since the startup just raised $1.5 million in seed funding. Abert says his goal is to build “the world’s flight experience search engine.” Whenever you look for flights...
Fly Happy: Routehappy Raises $1.5M To Build A 'Flight Experience Search Engine'

Poke! I Choose You to Be My Seatmate.

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Airlines, you’ve gone and done it again. First it was the baggage fees. Then it was curbing our Words with Friends addictions. Now, the New York Times reports, it’s bringing Facebook and LinkedIn to the seat-selection process, so you can gather more information on customers … I mean, pair up...
Poke! I Choose You to Be My Seatmate.
Routehappy gets $1.5M to rank best flights, airports for travelers

Forget iPads: Emirates to outfit flight attendants with 1,000 HP Windows 8 tablets

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Emirates announced on Monday at the Windows 8 launch event in Dubai that it is moving on up to Microsoft’s latest and greatest. The luxury airline has developed a Windows 8 app called Knowledge Driven Inflight Service (KIS) and plans to deploy it along with 1,000 HP ElitePad 900 devices...
Forget iPads: Emirates to outfit flight attendants with 1,000 HP Windows 8 tablets
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