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Public backlash against deadly overseas drone strikes may undermine promising uses of such technology for anything from disaster response to mail delivery, a top U.S. industry group said as it

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China’s largest operator of Airbus aircraft, China Eastern Airlines, has taken delivery of its first A320 aircraft equipped with Sharklet fuel saving wing-tip devices, becoming China’s first carrier to do

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Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has placed an order for three A330-300s, growing its A330 Family fleet to a total of ten Airbus aircraft. The

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For the first time ever, a production-grade Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II has performed a vertical takeoff (VTO) maneuver, followed by a short hover at low altitude and vertical landing.

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Tourism is booming in the United Arab Emirates and as a result, many expansive projects are underway in this trendy vacation spot. Dubai’s first underwater hotel, the Hydropolis, has been

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At our semi-weekly contact on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, we found the Kepler spacecraft once again in safe mode. As was the case earlier this month, this was a Thruster-Controlled

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The innovative solar-powered aircraft, Solar Impulse has launched from California on a flight across the USA, the first of its kind aiming to showcase what is possible without fossil fuels.

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China launched a large missile on Monday that reached 6,200 miles above the earth, its highest suborbital launch since 1976, according to a U.S. scientist at Harvard University. Jonathan McDowell,

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Mobile chat apps eat into SMS in China: Person-to-person text messaging is down 11% in a year Traditional SMS text messaging appears to be losing steam in the People’s Republic

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BlackBerry on Thursday announced that the US Department of Defense (DoD) has approved the use of BlackBerry 10 smartphones and BlackBerry PlayBook tablets with BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10. The approval

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INDIA. The name usually brings to mind imagery of a land filled with snake charmers, magic carpets and more recently, characters from the Oscar-winning Slumdog Millionaire. But what most of

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The legal and ethical troubles that have enveloped Finmeccanica have, so far, left its electronics businesses largely untouched. That has allowed the company to continue with a major restructuring, formally

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