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Business

BA pilots to strike for three days in September

British Airways pilots on Friday said they will strike for three days in September in a dispute over pay, in a move that could affect tens of thousands of travellers.

2 hours ago

Hi Tech & Innovation

Volocopter gets safety nod in push for air taxis of the future

How far off are we from hopping on and off air taxis as a familiar local mode of transport? Eyes this week were fixed on one company aggressively keeping up its bit to open commercial routes and bring this type of mobility ...

3 hours ago

Machine Learning & AI

A wearable system to assist visually impaired people

New technological advances could have important implications for those affected by disabilities, offering valuable assistance throughout their everyday lives. One key example of this is the guidance that technological tools ...

6 hours ago

Energy & Green Tech

Energizing buildings

A solar façade developed at ETH Zurich combines electricity production with intelligent shading to achieve optimal energy balance.

Robotics

Bioinspired robots can now learn to swarm on the go

A new generation of swarming robots which can independently learn and evolve new behaviors in the wild is one step closer, thanks to research from the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England (UWE).

9 hours ago

Other

FAA puts out a call for pilots to test changes in Boeing jet

Federal safety officials are recruiting pilots from airlines around the world to test changes that Boeing is making to the flight-control software on the grounded 737 Max jet, according to two people briefed on the situation.

Security

US wants woman accused in Capital One hack to stay locked up

A woman accused of hacking Capital One and at least 30 other organizations is a flight risk, a threat and should be kept locked up until her trial, U.S. prosecutors said in court documents filed ahead of a Friday detention ...

Security

US charges 80 in internet fraud and money laundering scheme

US authorities on Thursday announced charges against 80 people, most of them Nigerians, in a wide-ranging fraud and money laundering operation that netted millions of dollars from victims of internet con jobs.

18 hours ago