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U.S. orders airlines to replace cockpit displays on 1,300 Boeing airplanes

[Reuters] - Federal Aviation Administration is requiring airlines to replace cockpit displays on more than 1,300 Boeing Co airplanes to avoid interference from Wi-Fi and cellular devices. Airlines will need to replace certain cockpit display units made by Honeywell International Inc used on Boeing's 737 and 777 jets within five years, according to an FAA document. Independent tests conducted by the agency and Boeing both showed blanking on the screens when Wi-Fi devices were used near them.

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Here's One Of Google Founder Sergey Brin's Favorite Interview Questions

[Business Insider] - Google used to be known for asking bizarre...

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Bombardier and Nok Air Showcase the Carrier's 86-seat Extra Capacity Q400 NextGen Aircraft

[Marketwired] - Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and Thailand's premium low cost airline, Nok Air, showcased today the carrier's second Q400 NextGen turboprop at Bombardier's facility in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The extra ...

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Why Twitter plans to increase its e-commerce ad conversion rate

[Market Realist] - Twitter's management mentioned that they're working to bring the interface between Twitter's users and e-commerce platforms closer so as to increase the conversion rates of e-commerce ads.

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ATK Successfully Tests Orion Launch Abort Motor Igniter

[PR Newswire] - ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA and ATK (ATK) successfully completed a static test of the launch abort motor igniter for the Orion crew capsule's Launch Abort System (LAS). Conducted at ATK's facility in Promontory, Utah, this test is the next step toward qualifying the igniter for production. The LAS will be placed on top of the Orion spacecraft, the first spacecraft capable of taking humans to multiple destinations in deep space. Orion will launch aboard NASA's Space Launch System (SLS), and its LAS will include an escape rocket on top of the capsule that can carry the crew to safety if any anomalies occur during the launch.

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Microsoft Skips Ahead to Windows 10 and Takes a Step Backwards

[at BusinessWeek] - Microsoft has given in to critics and brought back the traditional start menu that people will know from Windows 7.

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General Dynamics Elects Rudy deLeon to Board of Directors

[PR Newswire] - FALLS CHURCH, Va., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of General Dynamics (GD) has elected Rudy deLeon to be a director of the corporation, effective September 30, 2014. DeLeon is a senior fellow with the Center for American Progress, a position he has held since November 2007. He began his career with the federal government, where he served for 25 years until 2001. In his final position as deputy secretary of defense, he was the chief operating officer at the Pentagon, a member of the Deputies Committee of the National Security Council and a member of the National Partnership Council.

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