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Twitter Reveals Fabric Dev Kits, Digits Sign-In At Flight

Twitter Reveals Fabric Dev Kits, Digits Sign-In At Flight

By Chris Crum October 22, 2014

As expected, Twitter announced a new mobile platform for app developers called Fabric at its first-ever Flight conference. The company says it will make it easier for developers to build apps. It’s made of three modular kits that address stability, …

NASA Preparing For Privatized ISS Resupply Launch NASA Preparing For Privatized ISS Resupply Launch

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NASA this week is preparing for the first SpaceX launch under its Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract. NASA has not had the capability, on its own, to deliver and return cargo to and from the International Space Station (ISS) since …

Apple iPad to be Used by American Airlines Pilots Apple iPad to be Used by American Airlines Pilots

American Airlines this week became the first airline to receive approval from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to use Apple iPads “during all phases of flight.” The tablets will be used as an “Electronic Flight Bag” and will be …

"Son of Concorde" To Fly Twice As Fast As Concorde "Son of Concorde" To Fly Twice As Fast As Concorde

Until the fatal 2000 crash that signaled the beginning of the end for the Concorde, it was widely considered the pinnacle of consumer based aviation. The Supersonic plane could fly from London to New York in half the time that …

What? A Giant Paper Airplane You Say? What? A Giant Paper Airplane You Say?

Anyone who has ever built a flimsy paper airplane out of torn-out notebook paper and sailed it majestically across the classroom behind your unsuspecting all-knowing teacher’s back is sure to appreciate what the these guys just did. The PIMA Air …

Delta Adds Pay to Download Content Delta Adds Pay to Download Content

Delta Airlines is adding pay-to-download content to their ever-growing selection of a la carte services. Passengers can access the airline’s wifi to get TV shows for 99 cents, and movies for $3.99. This content can be ordered without having to …

The Weight of Walmart, Flying, and How Google Killed the Longtail Search The Weight of Walmart, Flying, and How Google Killed the Longtail Search

Today’s infographic round-up looks at just how big Walmart is, Google Longtail, and flying back in time. Enjoy. View more daily infographic round-ups here. Flying back in time… How Google Killed the Longtail of Search: Infographic by SEO Book The …

Know Exactly Where That Big Ol’ Jet Airliner’s Headed, Thanks To Wolfram Alpha Know Exactly Where That Big Ol’ Jet Airliner’s Headed, Thanks To Wolfram Alpha
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Using data from the Federal Aviation Administration, knowledge engine Wolfram Alpha is making it easier to learn about all of those planes flying over your head at any given time. If you’ve ever seen a plane soaring through the sky …

Flying Planes With An iPhone Flying Planes With An iPhone

I guess all that time spent playing Cube Runner could prove useful after all. An associate professor of aeronautics and her students at MIT have developed a system for controlling small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) with your basic iPhone. Professor …

Fly.com Makes It Easier To Search For Flights

A new concept in online flight search officially takes off in the UK today with the launch of Fly.com.

Southwest To Try Out In Flight Internet

It’s been a year since Southwest Airlines announced they were going to test in air Internet service. Now it’s really happening. The satellite broadband will be tested on one plane first. Then they plan to expand to at least three more planes by March.

The test will run for 60 days. They will gauge demand and see how the service works before determining if and how much they’ll charge.