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United Airlines Goes Boom: Supersonic Travel in 2029?

United Airlines entered into an agreement with Boom Supersonic to purchase a fleet of 15 airplanes which will be capable of supersonic travel — with an option to acquire 35 additional airplanes — in an effort to return supersonic speed to commercial aviation as soon as 2029.

The model of supersonic airplane which United Airlines is purchasing is called Overture, which is…

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Passenger Data Indeed Compromised by “Highly Sophisticated” Cyber Attack 2021

You may have never heard of Société Internationale de Télécommunications Aéronautiques; but the multinational information technology company provides information and telecommunication services to approximately 90 percent of the commercial aviation industry industry worldwide…

…which means that it holds the sensitive data of passengers on its servers, which were compromised by “cyber-criminals” on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 — and the information pertaining to you may be among the breach.

The company…

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Guest Article: Why Telephone Calls Should Be Permitted Aboard Airplanes During Flights

After almost two decades of grappling with the decision to allow passengers to place telephone calls using their portable electronic devices and mobile telephones, the Federal Communications Commission of the United States on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 decided to abandon proposing to revise its rules in governing mobile communications services aboard airborne aircraft — which would have permitted…

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Connecting Your Device in a Rental Car: A Reminder of What You Must Know

Technology has advanced in recent years where you can connect your portable electronic device to the entertainment and information system built into the dashboard of a car; and the percentage of the fleets of rental car companies where this is possible has increased to the point where this technology is expected — regardless of the class of vehicle rented these days…

…but did you know that after you drop off the vehicle at a location of a rental car company, you could be leaving something behind as you are whisked — er…better make that slowly lumbered — away on that shuttle bus to the airport terminal?

No, you are not leaving behind anything physical, as you have everything with you. In fact, you double-checked and realized that you are not missing anything at all — but you could still be leaving something behind in the car you just dropped off…

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Forget Mobile Telephone Calls Aboard Airplanes For the Foreseeable Future, According to the Federal Communications Commission of the United States

After almost two decades of grappling with the decision to allow passengers to place telephone calls using their portable electronic devices and mobile telephones, the Federal Communications Commission of the United States terminated the rule making proceeding pertaining to proposing to revise its rules in governing mobile communications services aboard airborne aircraft; and — subject to certain conditions — to permit…

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What is Wrong With This Photograph? Part 51

I walked into a store earlier today, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 which sells automobile parts to pick up an item which I had ordered via the Internet — and I must say that I was glad that I did not drive off without first checking the contents which were inside of the package.

For this edition of this popular game, can you guess what…

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The Most Popular YouTuber in Each Country

Netflix? Hulu? Pfft! Everybody knows YouTube is where you find the best video content. Disagree? Just ask the millionaire YouTube celebrities who have built their fame on talking about what they love in front of their webcams.

In order to find out the most popular YouTuber in each country…

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Your Chance to Get Your Share of Money From Google+ Class Action Settlement

You may be eligible for your share of $7,500,000.00 from a class action settlement which was reached in mediation if you are a person within the United States who had a Google+ consumer account for any period of time between Thursday, January 1, 2015 and Tuesday, April 2, 2019; and had your non-public profile information exposed as a result of software bugs which were announced by Google on Monday, October 8, 2018 and Monday, December 10, 2018…

…but you must…

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This Event Will Not Happen Again for 6,800 Years.

As most of us are currently unable to travel due to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic, that does not mean that we cannot attempt to see a natural event which will not occur again for another 6,800 years — and that event will persist for a few more days in the northern hemisphere of our planet, as it is the…

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