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Boeing-built satellite to enable global high-speed broadband network

CALIFORNIA, US: The third Boeing-built Inmarsat-5 satellite, now in orbit, will become fully operational later this year and when it does...

1 Sep 2015 14:05


Boeing reaches important milestone with new airplane

WASHINGTON, US: Boeing has completed the firm configuration milestone for the 777-9, the first member of the 777X family to be developed...

28 Aug 2015 13:25


Korean Air and Boeing celebrates first delivery of 747-8 Intercontinental

WASHINGTON, US: Korean Air and Boeing marked 25 August with the delivery of the airline's first 747-8 Intercontinental, a new fuel-efficient jet which is the first of 10,747-8 passenger airplanes the carrier has on order...

26 Aug 2015 11:17


Amazon wants air space for delivery drones

SAN FRANCISCO - Online retail colossus Amazon wants to carve out a special zone of the sky to shuttle commercial drones that would deliver goods to its customers...

30 Jul 2015 12:00


EVA Air and Boeing finalise order for 777 Freighters

SEATTLE, UNITED STATES: EVA Air and Boeing finalised an order for five 777 Freighters. Valued at more than $1.5 billion at list prices...

22 Jul 2015 09:18


Boeing forecasts demand for 38,050 new airplanes valued at $5.6 trillion

Boeing projects a demand for 38,050 new airplanes over the next 20 years, an increase of 3.5 percent from last year's forecast. Boeing released its annual Current Market Outlook estimating the total value of those new airplanes at...

12 Jun 2015 10:25


Boeing starts assembly of first 737 MAX

Boeing employees in Renton, Washington, have started building the first 737 MAX on schedule. Last week, employees started to assemble the wings...

3 Jun 2015 13:18


Skanska group wins USD3.6bn LaGuardia airport project

A consortium led by Swedish construction company Skanska was picked for a $3.6bn project to modernize New York's LaGuardia Airport, regional transport officials announced on Thursday, 28 May...

1 Jun 2015 09:24


Boeing awarded first-ever commercial human spaceflight mission

NASA issued a task order as part of Boeing's $4.2 billion Commercial Crew Transportation Capability (CCtCap) contract recently to include the company's first-ever service flight to the International Space Station...

1 Jun 2015 13:50


Etihad Airways partners Brand USA

Etihad Airways has entered into a partnership with Brand USA, a destination marketing organisation for the United States, in order to boost tourism to the US. The airline sponsored a Brand USA reception at the Armani Hotel in Dubai, as part of the annual Arabian Travel Market global travel and tourism exhibition...

13 May 2015 11:30


Big data used as tool to track Ebola

WASHINGTON, USA: Nine days before Ebola was declared an epidemic, a group of researchers and computer scientists in Boston spotted the haemorrhagic fever starting to spread in Guinea.

27 Oct 2014 11:13


Eustace breaks sound barrier in jump from space

WASHINGTON, USA: A Google executive, Alan Eustace, set a new record by jumping successfully from near the top of the stratosphere, 41,000m above the Earth and, in the process, broke the sound barrier as he fell.

27 Oct 2014 10:34


Amazon's loss reaches $437m but outlook is confusing

NEW YORK, USA: Amazon says its loss in the last quarter rose to $437m after a series of product launches including new phones, tablets and television programs had failed to provide profits for the company.

24 Oct 2014 12:46


More than 10m iPhone 6 units sold last weekend

WASHINGTON, USA: Apple broke its sales record for an opening weekend delivering 10m iPhone 6 unites in the first three days and boasting it could have sold more if it had them.

23 Sep 2014 10:05


Record demand for iPhone 6

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Apple said it had received record pre-orders for its new iPhone models, and that some customers will have to wait for the larger-screen versions of the smartphones.

16 Sep 2014 12:15


Uber now offers dining, travel services

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Uber has moved into dining and travel smartphone applications in a moved at at settting itself up at the heart of mobile lifestyles.

21 Aug 2014 08:51


Another 300,000 cars recalled by GM

NEW YORK, USA: General Motors (GM) has recalled another 300,000 vehicles, most of them to address ignition problems, taking to over 29m the number of GM cars recalled this year.

12 Aug 2014 05:38


App provides prompt delivery of dagga order

SAN FRANCISCO, USA:- Startup company Eaze has released a smartphone application promising prompt, professional delivery of medical marijuana to the doors of patients in San Francisco.

31 Jul 2014 11:26


US vulnerable to serious cyber-attacks

WASHINGTON, USA: The United States has failed to sufficiently adapt to new cyber-security threats, exposing itself to potential terror strikes as devastating as September 11, authors of the report on the 2001 attacks have warned.

25 Jul 2014 07:32


Malware aimed at disrupting US and Europe's energy supplies

WASHINGTON, USA: Cyber-attackers, possibly even state sponsored, have been targeting energy operations in the United States and Europe since 2011 and were capable of causing significant damage, security researchers have claimed.

1 Jul 2014 09:10

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