Consumer & Gadgets

iPhone survives 16,000-foot fall from Alaska Airlines flight

Now that's what you call airplane mode—an iPhone that plummeted 16,000 feet (5,000 meters) from an Alaska Airlines flight landed without a single crack in the screen and even a battery still half-charged.


The growing cyber threat to global shipping

The cyberattack that paralyzed several major Australian ports was a sharp reminder of what governments and experts say is a growing threat to shipping, the lifeblood of the global economy.

Energy & Green Tech

Shore power: Cruise ships to get charged up at Port Everglades

In the name of greener shipping, Broward County's venerable Port Everglades is moving to join a small but growing group of ports worldwide that allow visiting cruise ships to plug into shore-based power sources for electricity.

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