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GE is building the world’s largest laser-powder 3D printer

GE has announced its plans to build the world's largest laser-powder additive manufacturing machine. The device, which will be developed through a new branch of the company called GE ...

11 hours ago from Gizmag

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Report sheds new light on lead up to fatal Tesla Autopilot crash

For all the positive things said about the system, a cloud has hung over Tesla Autopilot since Joshua Brown was killed while using the system last year. An in-depth investigation by ...

Wed 21 Jun 17 from Gizmag

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Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new direction

Uber is enabling passengers to tip its U.S. drivers with a tap on its ride-hailing app for the first time, part of a push to recast itself as a company with a conscience and a heart.

Tue 20 Jun 17 from Phys.org

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Green light for UK driverless car road trials

A demo in Nuneaton is the last in a series of trials for driverless cars before they move onto public roads.

21 hours ago from BBC Technology

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Airbus' new copter concept has wings

If you want a helicopter to be faster and more efficient in forward flight, why not just give it some wings for added aerodynamic lift, and a set of propellers (aka lateral rotors) for ...

Wed 21 Jun 17 from Gizmag

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All that's cool and quirky at the Paris Air Show

There are flying cars and Concorde's would-be supersonic successor, a company offering to deliver cargo to the Moon—for a mere $1.2 million per kilogram—and the latest in funky futuristic aviation ...

Wed 21 Jun 17 from Phys.org

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Hyper Chariot: 4,000mph pods could go from London to Edinburgh in 8 mins, company claims

The staggeringly ambitious system would apparently also be energy self-sufficient

Wed 21 Jun 17 from The Independent

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Air Force clears F-35 to fly again—with caveats—after hypoxia scares

"Specific concerns" eliminated as source of problem, but cause of 5 cases not found.

5 hours ago from Arstechnica

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The HondaJet is sleek, small and adorable - CNET

At the Paris Air Show, Honda Aircraft Co. showed off its first business jet. With eye-catching engines and a long, pointed nose, it looks like no other aircraft in the sky.

22 hours ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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Boeing set to start testing self-flying planes

Boeing is set to start testing self-flying planes, the company has revealed.

Tue 20 Jun 17 from The Independent

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