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FedEx Asks FAA To Let It Install Anti-Missile Lasers On Its Cargo Planes

With the right military equipment, a single person can target a plane from three miles away using a heat-seeking missile. While such a nightmare is a rare occurrence, FedEx has applied to the FAA seeking approval to install a laser-based, anti-missil.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJan 15th, 2022

Airline CEOs make U-turn, now say 5G isn’t a big problem for altimeters

After stalling for almost two years, FAA cleared 78% of planes in the past week. Enlarge / Airbus 320 cockpit. (credit: Getty Images | Skyhobo) The Federal Aviation Administration's fight against AT&T's and Verizon's new 5G de.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Google Asks Judge To Dismiss Most of Texas Antitrust Lawsuit

Alphabet's Google asked a federal judge on Friday to dismiss the majority of an antitrust lawsuit filed by Texas and other states that accused the search giant of abusing its dominance of the online advertising market. Reuters reports: Google said in.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 21st, 2022

Rocket Report: SpaceX lands rocket cargo funding, Virgin Galactic’s stock crash

“Everyone is safe and the team did an admirable job." Enlarge / SpaceX launched its third mission of 2022 on January 18. The rocket carried 49 Starlink satellites. (credit: SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 4.29 of the Rocket Repo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 21st, 2022

FAA Estimates 78% of US Planes Can Now Land At Airports With 5G C-Band

The FAA has announced that an "estimated 78 percent of the U.S. commercial fleet" have been cleared to land at airports with 5G C-band, even under low-visibility conditions. The Verge reports: The agency's statement comes after a week of controversy.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 21st, 2022

Motor proteins haul precious cargo in neurons. How can we control their movement?

Inside neurons, motor proteins haul precious cargo, moving essential goods along thread-like roadways called microtubule tracks......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 20th, 2022

OAN panics as DirecTV drops network, asks viewers to find “dirt” on AT&T chairman

OAN host asks viewers to find proof that AT&T chair is racist against white people. Enlarge / Dan Ball, host of One America News show "Real America." (credit: One America News) One America News is in panic mode after DirecTV d.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 20th, 2022

Polish researchers invent anti-smog sound cannon

In a battle against Poland's constant smog, scientists are testing out a new "cannon" that uses soundwaves to push toxic particles higher into the atmosphere to allow residents to breathe......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 20th, 2022

Using Google Keep on a Samsung S21? Don’t install One UI 4

Samsung's newest One UI 4.0 update may have broken Google Keep on several flagship devices......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 20th, 2022

5G C-band FAQ: phones, planes, and launch cities

You’ve probably noticed a lot of headlines about 5G recently. Understandably, you might have questions. Why is 5G in all the headlines recently? Is it safe to fly? Should your phone be super fast now? Hasn’t 5G been around for years? We&.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 19th, 2022

Carriers agree to another 5G delay around US airports

AT&T and Verizon are to postpone rolling out 5G near certain airports in the US, following further complaints from airline CEOs.As the CEOs of Delta, United, and other airlines claim that 5G expansion would ground planes and cause a "catastrophic" ec.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJan 19th, 2022

Businesses have stark differences of opinion on proposed anti-Big Tech bills

Two groups both claiming to represent small business interests in the United States have each released open letters, one urging Congress to leave big tech alone as it gives a platform to businesses that might not get one — and one supporting the bi.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJan 19th, 2022

4 Reasons Not to Install iOS 15.2.1 & 11 Reasons You Should

4 Reasons Not to Install iOS 15.2.1 & 11 Reasons You Should is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile. Apple’s iOS 15.2.1 update could have a huge impact on your iPhone’s performance. While some of you should install the software right now, ot.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated NewsJan 19th, 2022

FAA clears Boeing 777 and other planes after 5G warning halted some flights

AT&T, Verizon limit C-band rollout around airports while FAA evaluates altimeters. Enlarge / A Boeing 777. (credit: Boeing) The Federal Aviation Administration today said it has cleared 62 percent of US commercial airplanes to.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 19th, 2022

After airline outcry, AT&T and Verizon postpone 5G deployments near some airports [Updated]

Aviation lobby says services will cause "incalculable" disruption to passengers, cargo. Enlarge / American Airline planes sit on the tarmac at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Arlington, Virginia, on January 15, 2022......»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

US airlines warn of “chaos” as telecoms groups roll out 5G

Aviation lobby says services will cause "incalculable" disruption to passengers, cargo. Enlarge / American Airline planes sit on the tarmac at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Arlington, Virginia, on January 15, 2022......»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

FedEx hopes to add antimissile lasers to its cargo jets

FedEx wants to fit an antimissile system to some of its planes despite the rare nature of such attacks on civilian aircraft......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

FedEx hopes to add anti-missile lasers to its cargo jets

FedEx wants to fit an anti-missile system to some of its planes despite the rare nature of such attacks on civilian aircraft......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Dyson Outsize Absolute+ review: the ultimate stick vac

Wondering if lasers on your vacuum are a gimmick? Turns out they're not. Find out what lasers bring to the Dyson Outsize Absolute+......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

FAA clears some commercial planes for low-visibility landings after warning 5G could interfere with instruments

Federal officials are easing up some of the restrictions on commercial airliners set to take effect this week when new 5G technology comes online......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

How to watch SpaceX Cargo Dragon depart from ISS this week

This week, a SpaceX Cargo Dragon craft will depart from the International Space Station (ISS) carrying supplies and scientific experiments back to Earth......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022