Science & Technology

Boeing Phantom Eye Completes Taxi Tests, Readies for Return to Flight

Phantom Eye

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 7, 2013 -- Boeing's [NYSE: BA] liquid hydrogen-powered Phantom Eye unmanned aircraft system has completed taxi testing at Edwards Air Force Base in California as it progresses toward its second flight.

During the testing, which occurred Feb. 6, the Phantom Eye demonstrator aircraft sitting atop its launch cart reached speeds up to 40 knots, or approximately 46 miles per hour.

Jamaica breaks ground on rare-earth project

Jamaican and Japanese officials on Monday launched a pilot project designed to investigate whether rare-earth elements can be commercially extracted from the island's bauxite waste.

Boeing Statement on Federal Aviation Authority 787 Action

CHICAGO, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing Chairman, President and CEO Jim McNerney issued the following statement today after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an emergency airworthiness directive that requires U.S. 787 operators to temporarily cease operations and recommends other regulatory agencies to follow suit:

Puffin Browser for your mobile devices

Puffin Browser

Puffin Browser is one of the fastest browsers currently for mobile platforms (excluding Blackberry at this time) Puffin Browser can be installed on your IPad, IPhone, Samsung Galaxy, Google Nexus and almost all other Android devices and brings with it flash capability.

New BlackBerry 10 Ready Program to Help BlackBerry Enterprise Customers Leverage Existing Investments

Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM, TSX: RIM) today announced the BlackBerry® 10 Ready Program. The program is designed to address the needs of BlackBerry enterprise customers as they prepare their environments for the launch of BlackBerry 10 and BlackBerry® Enterprise Service 10, RIM’s powerful new multiplatform enterprise mobility management solution.

Young Female Pilot Sets the Bar High - By D Francis

Fiona Austin McDonald

Antigua St. John’s - When I met up with 24-year-old Fiona Austin McDonald to do this interview she was dressed in casual attire - and the stares we (well, she) got while we were walking to our location!

Nokia Lumia 920, 820 Smartphones: 10 Things You Should Know

Nokia Lumia 920

Nokia has hit a wall. The Finnish company that once dominated the mobile market, thanks to its Symbian-based phones, is now trying desperately to prove not only to customers, but to shareholders, that it can actually reverse its fortunes and regain its past glory. On Sept.

Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM) Tries to Reassure Investors at Annual Meeting


Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM), seeking to reassure shareholders at their annual meeting today, reiterated that it’s considering all strategic options for the company, even as it pushes for a January release of the BlackBerry 10.

The End of the Digital Divide

Cheryl Contee

Cheryl Contee talks about the end of the old digital divide, with the use by minorities including women, of the latest technologies e.g. internet capable mobile devices and social media. This new era has created opportunities for investments in businesses that are not headed by the typical white male nerds, dropouts from Harvard or Stanford.

Tony Hansberry II is a ninth-grader who developed a simpler way to suture patients after a hysterectomy.

Tony Hansberry II

While some kids build a model of a volcano for their high school science project. Tony Hansberry of Jacksonville, Florida developed a simpler way to stitch up patients after a hysterectomy that could reduce the risk of complications.

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