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Environmentalists in Sync With Airbus Formation Flying Plans

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Environmental groups say they are encouraged by ambitious plans recently announced by Airbus to fly its aircraft in flock formation by the middle of this century. The company's Smarter Skies concepts also include steeper take-offs to reduce journey times and gentler, glide-in landings.


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Ford May Be SYNCing With BlackBerry, Ditching Microsoft

Ford May Be SYNCing With BlackBerry, Ditching Microsoft

TheStreet (Feb. 24, 2014) — Shares of BlackBerry are rising on Monday on reports that Ford is turning to the beleagured tech company to power its Sync voice-activated system. A partnership would be a significant achievement for BlackBerry, which has been struggling for years. In effect, Ford will be ditching Microsoft, whose voice-activated software has been the basis of Ford's Sync system since it was introduced in 2007. BlackBerry's QNX Software Systems is already featured in Audi and BMW vehicles, but would significantly expand its presence, as Ford has built more than 10 million vehicles worldwide that are equipped with Sync software. Video provided by TheStreet
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SkyCruiser Concept Claims to Solve Problem With Flying Cars

SkyCruiser Concept Claims to Solve Problem With Flying Cars

Buzz60 (Oct. 30, 2014) — A start-up company called Krossblade says its SkyCruiser concept flying car solves the problem with most flying car concepts. Mara Montalbano (@maramontalbano) explains. Video provided by Buzz60
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Airbus A400M Worries Resurface

Airbus A400M Worries Resurface

Reuters - Business Video Online (Nov. 14, 2014) — Airbus says production issues with its A400M military transport plan could hit revenues - but for now, says profits are good, according to CFO Harald Wilhelm in an interview with Reuters. David Pollard reports. Video provided by Reuters
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