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New cruise ship a floating heaven for tech geeks

Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas has satellite WiFi with speeds that rival land-based counterparts

Commercial pilots group concerned over Amazon drone safety

The Air Line Pilots Association cautions that safety is paramount in commercial drone flight


At Austin airport, Wi-Fi predicts how long the security line will be

Using signals from passengers' devices, the system collects data that can help travelers plan ahead

China's Baidu developing an OS for smart bikes

Baidu plans to reveal a prototype later this year

Orange Offers 'Smart App' Dev Tool and Global M2M Location Service

The company has created a new entity, Orange Applications for Business, to bring together its network and application integration services

Uber vows to defy German ban on its UberPop ride-sharing service

Uber can be fined up to €250,000 if it continues to operate its UberPop service in Germany, a court there has ruled

Vehicle-to-vehicle networks could save over 1,000 lives a year, US says

The federal highway-safety agency wants wireless systems to warn drivers before they crash

Senator questions airlines' data privacy practices

Jay Rockefeller raises concerns about airlines collecting and sharing personal information

Uber Taxi App Banned in Berlin on Safety Grounds

The San Francisco start-up has struggled to gain acceptance in other cities.

Department of Transportation CIO Richard McKinney

Department of Transportation CIO Leading a Turnaround Mission

A little more than a year into the job, the Transportation Department's IT chief has been leading an effort to bring together agency CIOs, move ahead with shared services and improve cybersecurity.

Uber defends its ride-sharing platform as Seoul plans to ban it

The head of Uber's Asia business said the company only partners with licensed companies and drivers

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E-ZPass Drivers Warned About Phishing Scam

E-ZPass Group, a toll collection program consisting of 25 agencies in 15 states, has issued a warning to customers concerning a Phishing scam that is posing as a collection notice.

Amazon seeks US exemption to test delivery drones

The online retailer plans to use drones to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less

U.K. Follows TSA's Lead, Bans Uncharged Electronic Devices From Some Flights

If you're flying to, or even through, the U.K. this summer make sure your devices have a full battery before you land.

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