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5 tips about cybersecurity (and ‘Mr. Robot’)

BOSTON – It’s always risky for geeks to give advice to geeks, but when security experts who have worked with organizations ranging from Facebook to DARPA to the FBI are the ones giving advice, it’s worth listening. Two such experts are … Continue reading

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UW ‘genius’ gets health apps set for startup

BOSTON – University of Washington computer scientist Shwetak Patel’s work with sensors and smart devices has already spawned a wide range of ventures, but his latest experiments hold the promise of revolutionizing health screening worldwide. Patel and his colleagues are using … Continue reading

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Amazon’s plan to turn packages into gliders

Amazon has come up with some wild and crazy patents, but a patent issued today has to rank among the wildest: It calls for turning the packages ejected by its delivery drones into radio-controlled gliders. The patent application was filed back in 2015, … Continue reading

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Get a sneak peek at Boeing’s 737 MAX 9 jet

RENTON, Wash. – One year after Boeing’s super-fuel-efficient 737 MAX 8 jet made its aerial debut, its bigger sibling – the MAX 9 – is just weeks away from its rollout. The 737 MAX 9 nearly 9 feet longer and should be able … Continue reading

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Ford invests in Argo AI for self-driving cars

Ford Motor Co. says it’s investing $1 billion over the next five years in a Pittsburgh startup called Argo AI to develop the virtual-driver system for Ford’s autonomous vehicles. Argo AI was founded only a few weeks ago by CEO Bryan Salesky, … Continue reading

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Court ruling puts Trump in all-caps mode

President Donald Trump wasn’t the only one hitting the all-caps key after word got out that a federal appeals court refused to reinstate his executive order on an immigration crackdown. “SEE YOU IN COURT, THE SECURITY OF OUR NATION IS … Continue reading

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Trump promises big changes in aviation

Airline and airport executives, including Alaska Air Group’s CEO, had their turn today to talk with President Donald Trump, who promised them lower taxes and fewer regulations as well as improvements in aviation infrastructure. “We’re going to be announcing something … Continue reading

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