Many technologies have made themselves essential -- and then permanent -- in our lives. As Zoom's profits soar in a way the company could never have envisaged six months ago, the brand has become the default word for "Oh, hell. Another fake face-to-face work meeting from my bedroom." … [Read more...] about American Airlines CEO trashes Zoom, says it’ll make more people fly
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The pressure is now on the smaller and midtier carriers to make a similar move. Those airlines aren’t hoarding as much cash and most likely can’t afford to give up revenue as the major carriers. A spokesperson for Southwest noted that the airline has never charged an extra fee for travel changes, while spokespersons for Spirit, JetBlue, and Alaska airlines did not immediately respond to a request for comment. … [Read more...] about The airline industry is ditching change fees because it’s desperate for people to fly
If you are heading towards a short trip, planning an international vacation, or going abroad, you may want to carry devices along on the journey. You may want your phone, tablet, camera, smartwatch, and other devices to be fully charged so that at the time of usage you don’t have to worry about battery drainage. And, for the same, it is important to carry a power bank along. Though it would be frustrating if you are not allowed to carry one on a flight. The rules regarding power banks on flights have changed over the years. You can carry power banks on a flight as long as they are under a certain capacity and are carried in your hand luggage. Read More: Is charging a cell phone from a power bank bad? Why power banks are important? Power banks use lithium-ion batteries, therefore, you can take them on a flight in your carry-on luggage. This rule also applies to any device that uses a rechargeable lithium-ion battery, such as your laptop or a cell phone. These days, … [Read more...] about Can I carry a power bank on a flight?
"We're a month into [the search], and it's kind of surprising that one month in is the first time they've put something into the water," Gallo told Live Science. WHOI has offered its help in finding Flight 370, but has not been involved in the search so far. … [Read more...] about Submersible Robots Could Aid Search for Flight 370
Gogo has spent the last few years developing satellite-based technology to both lighten the load on its strained air-to-ground network and to help keep pace with more vertically integrated competitors like ViaSat, which both makes satellites and sells connectivity to airlines. The company is also working on a 5G network that is still slated to launch in 2021. … [Read more...] about Gogo sells commercial in-flight internet business to bankrupt satellite provider