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  • How Boeing’s transformation is taking flight

    Boeing's CIO, Ted Colbert is leading a technology transformation that will prepare the $96 billion aviation giant for its second century of operation.

    Written by Byron Connolly25 Aug. 16 14:53
  • SeL4 gets the Boeing test

    On 24 July 2015, Boeing tested Data61’s (formerly known as NICTA) seL4 – the “world’s most highly assured operating system” – on its autonomous Unmanned Little Bird (ULB) helicopter.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett15 Sept. 15 08:48
  • Boeing's laser hunts for drones

    Earlier this month, Boeing's portable drone-destroying laser system disabled a moving, untethered drone during a test in California.

    Written by Nick Barber28 Aug. 15 21:55
  • Researchers make a 3D-printed jet engine

    A group of researchers at an Australian university, along with its spinoff company, have used 3D printing to make two metal jet engines that, while only proof-of-concept designs, have all the working parts of a functioning gas turbine engine.

    Written by Lucas Mearian28 Feb. 15 08:43
  • SpaceX wants to build cities on Mars

    CEO and co-founder of SpaceX, Elon Musk, not only wants to send astronauts to Mars, he wants to build a city there.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin16 Sept. 14 06:18
  • 4 things to do now to get ready for the Internet of Things

    As CIO at Boeing, Ted Colbert is no stranger to the Internet of Things. For more than a decade, the aerospace giant has deployed thousands of communications-enabled smart devices to sense, control and exchange data across the factory floor, on the battlefield, and within the company's 787 Dreamliner aircraft.

    Written by Robert L. Mitchell22 April 14 00:57
  • Linus Torvalds suspends key Linux developer

    An argument between developers of some of the most basic parts of Linux turned heated this week, resulting in a prominent Red Hat employee and code contributor being banned from working on the Linux kernel.

    Written by Jon Gold04 April 14 07:54
  • How Boeing is using the Cloud

    There's a lot of talk about the Cloud, but how are businesses really using it?

    Written by Brandon Butler04 April 14 03:13
  • Tech built to find missing aircraft not always used

    Aviation experts have cited multiple possible reasons for the problems in the multi-country effort to locate the Malaysia Airlines jetliner that dropped off the grid over the South China Sea four days ago.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan11 March 14 22:02
  • Look, Chrome, no hands: Google rolls out hands-free desktop search

    The "OK, Google" passphrase already in use on Android mobile devices and Google Glass has arrived on the desktop, as Google announced the roll-out of hands-free voice search for desktop users of its Chrome browser this week.

    Written by Jon Gold28 Feb. 14 17:37