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Sarah Clarke becomes first female Black Rod after 669 years

Queen appoints former director of Wimbledon tennis championships to take up parliamentary role early next year<p>The Queen has appointed Sarah Clarke, a former director of the Wimbledon tennis championships, as Black Rod. It is the first time a woman has held the now largely ceremonial parliamentary …

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Why tiny electric planes and $25 tickets could be the future of regional air travel

Imagine taking your next trip of a couple hundred miles. New York City to Boston, for example. Or Houston to Dallas. Tampa to Miami.<p>The obvious choice now might be to drive. But what if you could show up at an airport at one of those cities, bypass security checkpoints, board a small …

Aviation

New spy shots confirm Tesla Model 3 details way before launch

Tesla’s Model 3 won’t be delivered to customers for months, and Elon Musk still hasn’t taken all the wraps off the Model 3, leaving a bunch of key …

New self-driving electric trucking startup thinks it can replace semis

There's a new player in the autonomous trucking game, and it's coming out of the gate with some big claims.<p>Swedish transportation company Einride …

Uber isn't sure if it can 'remain a viable business' without building self-driving cars

Waymo, a subsidiary of Google-parent company Alphabet, sued Uber in February claiming it stole trade secrets. Weeks later, it filed a preliminary injunction to try to stop Uber's work on self-driving cars until the case resolves.<p>Uber obviously doesn't want that to happen, but not because it may …

First credible Surface Pro 5 rumors materialize

It’s been a solid year and a half since Microsoft updated its Surface Pro line, yet the rumor mill has kept surprisingly quiet on any updates. But today we may be getting our first look at what’s to come, courtesy of longtime Microsoft connoisseur, Paul Thurrott.<p>Unfortunately, there’s not much to …

Skype will now translate Japanese for you in real-time

Microsoft and Skype will now help you converse in real time with Japanese speaker — even if you don’t speak Japanese yourself.<p>Skype announced this week that it was adding Japanese to its real-time translation software, which it introduced in 2014.<p>In its announcement, Skype says:<p>Japan has also …

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