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Washington Hyperloop slims down its pod racer

Could this year be the year for Washington Hyperloop? For the fourth time, the students on University of Washington’s pod-racing team are taking aim at the top prize in tech titan Elon Musk’s competition, and this time they’ve got their racer … Continue reading

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Overwatch gets a boost for AI-guided imaging

Overwatch Imaging, an Oregon venture that specializes in airborne imaging systems, says it has won a multimillion-dollar investment from Tenax Aerospace, which focuses on aviation solutions that are specialized to suit the needs of its clients in government and the commercial … Continue reading

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Boeing knew about a 737 MAX software gap

Boeing says a warning alert system that figures in the investigation of two catastrophic 737 MAX crashes didn’t work the way it was supposed to because of a software flaw that engineers identified a year before the accidents. The revelation … Continue reading

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Tesla gets a boost after $2.7 billion offering

Tesla has increased the size of its stock and bond offering to $2.7 billion, and CEO Elon Musk has raised the amount of stock he’d be buying, sparking an additional rise in the controversial electric-car company’s share price. The company’s … Continue reading

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Boeing CEO rebuffs idea of resigning over 737 MAX

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg stuck to his positions on the safety of the 737 MAX airplane today during a contentious annual shareholder meeting and news conference in Chicago. Muilenburg took questions in a face-to-face public forum for the first time … Continue reading

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Elon Musk resolves tiff with SEC over Tesla tweets

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has reached a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission to keep his Twitter habit in check — and feels comfortable enough with the arrangement to refer to it in a teasing tweet. The April 26 settlement was … Continue reading

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Tech spotlight shines on Digital Winglets and Wi-Fi

There was a heavy aerospace spin to this year’s State of Technology Luncheon,presented today by the Technology Alliance at the Seattle Sheraton. Alaska Airlines CEO Brad Tilden was the keynote speaker for what’s been billed as “the premier annual event of Washington’s innovation … Continue reading

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