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Boring Company proposes tunnel to Dodger Stadium

Tech billionaire Elon Musk’s tunneling venture, the Boring Company, is getting the go-ahead sign on a project to build a transit tunnel connecting Dodger Stadium with one of Los Angeles’ Metro Red Line subway stations. The Boring Company laid out the plan … Continue reading

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Researchers test new systems to track drones

As more and more drones fill the skies, increasingly sophisticated methods will be required to track them under increasingly challenging conditions. How will they navigate if they lose touch with the Global Positioning System? How will authorities know who to … Continue reading

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Amazon drone delivered to the Smithsonian

Amazon’s drone delivery service is still in its experimental phase, but it’s already destined to become a part of American history at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum. An Amazon Prime Air hybrid drone is being prepared for display in the … Continue reading

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Security strengthened at Sea-Tac after plane theft

Security measures have been stepped up at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, including the maintenance area where a ground support worker commandeered an empty plane for an unauthorized, and ultimately fatal, flight on Friday. “You’ll see that increased presence,” Courtney Gregoire, president … Continue reading

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Elon Musk says Saudis will back Tesla privatization

When Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he had “funding secured” for a plan to take the company private, he was referring to the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund — whose executives had been pressing him for almost two years to take … Continue reading

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Fatal joyride points to gaps in airport security

The day after a Horizon Air employee stole an airplane, flew aerial stunts and crashed into a sparsely inhabited island in Puget Sound, airline executives acknowledged that more will have to be done about insider air security. “Yesterday’s events will push … Continue reading

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Bizarre airplane theft ends in lone fatality

By Alan Boyle and Todd Bishop A distressed Horizon Air employee stole one of the airline’s planes from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport tonight and roamed through the air with F-15 fighter jets in pursuit until the plane crashed on Ketron Island, … Continue reading

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