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NTSB scolds Boeing for statements about 787 Dreamliner battery fires
Boeing 787 investigation has no deadline, could take months or years

Boeing Dreamliner battery fire report out tomorrow

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The National Transportation Safety Board releases its interim report on the Japan Airlines Boeing 787-8 battery fire. [Read more]...
Boeing Dreamliner battery fire report out tomorrow

Another U.S. government agency drops BlackBerry, plans switch to iPhone 5

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Following the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency announcing it would end its contract with RIM and purchase $2.1 million worth of iPhones, Bloomberg reported today that the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board will also make the switch. The agency said in a notice posted to its website that BlackBerrys...
Another U.S. government agency drops BlackBerry, plans switch to iPhone 5

Texting While Driving: Please, Just Put Down The Phone

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Distracted driving killed more than 3,000 Americans in 2010. Three thousand.  Grooming, eating, singing - all take our focus off guiding thousands of pounds of steel through traffic. But we know the most dangerous type of distracted driving: Texting. When texting, we take our eyes off the road for an...
Texting While Driving: Please, Just Put Down The Phone

BlackBerrys Crash Too Much for NTSB; Agency Shopping for iPhones

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The National Transportation Safety Board has purchased its last BlackBerry. Saying Research In Motion’s BlackBerrys “have been failing both at inopportune times and at an unacceptable rate,” the NTSB has begun soliciting bids to replace them all with Apple’s iPhone 5. “The NTSB requires effective, reliable and stable communication capabilities...
BlackBerrys Crash Too Much for NTSB; Agency Shopping for iPhones
Haptic feedback steering wheel gives GPS directions, being researched by AT&T and CMU

FAA okays Boeing's plans to make Dreamliner batteries less flammable

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On Tuesday, the FAA approved Boeing's redesign of the internal batteries that powered the aviation company's 50-plane 787 Dreamliner fleet. Boeing still needs to rigorously test the new battery design before the FAA will allow the planes to fly again, but this approval is a first step toward that....
FAA okays Boeing's plans to make Dreamliner batteries less flammable

Now Elon Musk Is Helping Boeing Save The 787 Dreamliner

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Elon Musk has long considered Tesla Motors Incthe bold, nimble answer to the auto industry's cautious culture. Now the electric car maker's top executive has extended his help to another industrial giant: Boeing Co. In a January 26 message on Twitter, Musk said he was in talks with the chief...
Now Elon Musk Is Helping Boeing Save The 787 Dreamliner
Texting contributed to fatal helicopter crash, US transportation board rules

Federal BlackBerry exodus continues: NTSB buying iPhones

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Casting doubt on the Research In Motion CEO, Thorsten Heins, declaration that he expects at least 400,000 government customers in the United States to upgrade to BlackBerry 10 devices, the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has revealed its plan to switch to Apple's iPhone 5. The move will take...
Federal BlackBerry exodus continues: NTSB buying iPhones

The Myth of the Disconnected Life

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The new year is now well underway and many people have probably already broken the resolutions they made to disconnect from their digital devices more often and reconnect with the people and places immediately around them. In reflecting on the year that has passed, there were moments that became...
The Myth of the Disconnected Life

Gunfire detector recorded sounds of Tesla plane crash in East Palo Alto

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On Wednesday morning, a small private plane ran into power lines in heavy fog over East Palo Alto, in Silicon Valley. The plane burst into flames and broke up, scattering fire onto a day care center, a home, and three cars, according to first responder reports. Killed in the crash...
Gunfire detector recorded sounds of Tesla plane crash in East Palo Alto

F.A.A. Gives Boeing The Go-Ahead For Dreamliner Test Flight

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The airline manufacturer will be able to check the in-air battery performance a month after the grounding of all 787s worldwide. Boeing has been given the thumbs-up by the F.A.A. to start in-flight testing of its Li-Ion batteries on its 787 aircraft. The news is a fillip for the...
F.A.A. Gives Boeing The Go-Ahead For Dreamliner Test Flight

Investigation reveals cause of battery fire on Boeing 787 Dreamliner

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In early January, a Boeing 787 Dreamliner flying for Japan Airlines caught fire at Boston’s Logan International Airport; eight days later another 787 flying for All Nippon Airlines had to make an emergency lading when batteries again showed signs of failure. These battery scares led to the grounding of...
Investigation reveals cause of battery fire on Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Boeing Probe Widens

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The National Transportation Safety Board Sunday said that the battery that caught fire on a parked Japan Airlines Co. 787 jet earlier this month "did not exceed its designed voltage."...
Boeing Probe Widens

NTSB drops BlackBerry for Apple's iPhone

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The National Transportation Safety Board in the U.S. plans to drop the BlackBerry smartphone from Research In Motion for Apple's iPhone, citing performance issues....
NTSB drops BlackBerry for Apple's iPhone
Flying car crashes near elementary school in Canada
RIM loses yet another big government client, this time due to 'failing' BlackBerry phones

Cause of Boeing Dreamliner battery fire is still unknown

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An interim report from the National Transportation Safety Board gives information into the condition of the battery involved in a Japan Airlines fire in January, but the group said its investigation into the probable cause of the battery fire is continuing. [Read more]...
Cause of Boeing Dreamliner battery fire is still unknown

Floome smartphone breathalyzer billed as the most accurate for measuring blood alcohol level

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale 2045Tech is launching its new Floome breathalyzer for smartphones today. The breathalyzer can attach to any smartphone and tell you within seconds whether your blood alcohol level is above legal limits or not. The Venice, Italy-based company says...
Floome smartphone breathalyzer billed as the most accurate for measuring blood alcohol level

Boot up: China's 3G revolution, more RIM losses, predicting crime and more

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Plus Microsoft v Linux on Windows 8 PCs, Stallman on software patents, Battelle seeks Android handset, Lenovo Yoga reviewed and moreA quick burst of 10 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamThe amazing China smart phone market >> LinkedInKai Fu Lee: Broadband wireless is now...
Boot up: China's 3G revolution, more RIM losses, predicting crime and more
RIM Is Already Testing Its New BlackBerry Phones At 120 Companies (RIMM)

NTSB latest US agency to drop BlackBerry for iPhone

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The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has announced plans to move 400 users to Apple's iPhone 5 after noting that its existing RIM BlackBerrys "have been failing both at inopportune times and at an unacceptable rate."...
NTSB latest US agency to drop BlackBerry for iPhone
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