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San Francisco"s airport has nearly caused 3 of the worst disasters in aviation history all within the same year because of a terrifying flaw

Edgard Garrido / Reuters An Aeromexico jet planned to land on a runway occupied by a commercial jet before air traffic controllers .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 11th, 2018

An Air Canada jet nearly caused one of the worst disasters in aviation history

Flickr/Tomas Del CoroOn Friday, Air Canada Flight 759 was forced to abort a landing attempt at San Francisco International after nearly touching down on one of the airport's taxiways. Flight 759, .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 11th, 2017

Breitling bringing a rich piece of aviation history to Chicago

Breitling, the famed watchmaker, is flying a piece of aviation history to Chicago on Tuesday. A Breitling-branded, 77-year-old Douglas DC-3 will land at Chicago Executive Airport in Wheeling, Illinois on Tuesday morning. In March, the Breitling-b.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 14th, 2017

Photos show how close an Air Canada jet came to causing one of the worst aviation disasters in history

Flickr/Lord of the WingsOn Wednesday, the National Transportation Safety Board released an update on i.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 2nd, 2017

How a 22-Year-Old Discovered the Worst Chip Flaws in History

The industry is still reeling from his findings. In 2013, a teenager nam.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 17th, 2018

The US spent more money on weather disasters in 2017 than any year on record — here"s the final total

REUTERS/Gene Blevins Natural disasters including wildfires and hurricanes caused $306 billion in damage in 2017, making it the costliest year on record. 2017 surpa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 8th, 2018

The "Meltdown" Story: How A Researcher Discovered The "Worst" Flaw In Intel History

Daniel Gruss didn't sleep much the night he hacked his own computer and exposed a flaw in most of the chips made in the past .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 5th, 2018

Intel Corporation Stock Struck By Security Flaw In A Win For AMD, NVIDIA

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) stock is on track for its worst day in over a year after the company reported a massive security flaw that has put millions of computers at risk. The Inte.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 3rd, 2018

Intel stock headed for worst day in more than a year, AMD pops on chip design flaw report

Intel Corp. shares headed for their worst day in nearly 15 months Wednesday, following a report that its chips have a security design flaw that will slow down computers by up to 50% after software publishers patch their operating systems......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 3rd, 2018

Trump takes credit for the safest year in the history of commercial air travel

REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili President Donald Trump took credit for the safest year on record in commercial air travel. The president said he has been "very strict on Commercial Aviation." President Donald Trump took c.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 2nd, 2018

2017 Aviation: Only 1 Fatal Passenger Flight Accident per 7,360,000 Flights

For a number of year, experts have argued that air travel is by far the safest way to get between two distant points. Last year was the safest in aviation history......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 2nd, 2018

2017 Marked Safest Year in Commercial Aviation History

The global airline industry achieved a previously unimaginable safety milestone in 2017: independent accident data doesn’t indicate a single airline passenger fatality resulting from a jet crash anywhere in the world......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjJan 2nd, 2018

This year"s lumps of coal could be 2018"s diamonds

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Investors saddled in 2017 with the market's worst performers, including Under Armour and General Electric, may do well to remember as December draws to an end that lumps of coal sometimes turn into diamonds......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 22nd, 2017

Power Has Been Restored to Atlanta Airport After a Blackout Caused Hundreds of Flight Cancellations

A blackout cancelled hundreds of holiday flights. One of the heaviest travel weeks of the year began with the ca.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 18th, 2017

HBJ names 2017 Deals of the Year winners

If 2017 could be characterized by one word, it would be surprising. This year handed Houston a World Series win, one of the worst floods in history and, of all things, snow. Despite these unexpected turns, Houston businesses showed no signs of slowing.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 15th, 2017

With US Market Still Unclear, Nike Hit With A Downgrade

2017 will go down as a turning point in Nike Inc (NYSE: NKE)'s history. After turning in the worst performance in the Dow in 2016, the stock has recovered this year, with shares up 17 percent. .....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaNov 28th, 2017

Plane routes covered with volcanic ash, Bali airport shut till Wednesday

This is Mount Agung's first volcanic eruption since 1963, when the ejection of magma lasted almost a year and caused more than 1,100 deaths......»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 28th, 2017

Hillary Clinton, the Biggest and Worst Loser in America’s Political History

Hillary Clinton, the Biggest and Worst Loser in America’s Political History The 2016 Presidential election is over by more than a year and the tension between the party’s is higher than ever. Saturday, President Trump Tweeted that Cl.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsNov 18th, 2017

Emilio Gonzalez resigns as head of MIA

Emilio González is resigning from overseeing Miami International Airport, ending his four-year stint leading Miami-Dade County's largest economic engine. González, 61, has been the director and CEO of the Miami-Dade Aviation Department since 2013.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 15th, 2017

The Crimes Americans Worry About Most

Even though 2017 is already the worst year for mass shootings in modern U.S. history, Americans are more worried about cybercrime than violent crime. That's according to a new Gallup poll which .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 13th, 2017

Facebook, Pepsi, and 7 Other Brand Disasters of 2017

The worst brand scandals of the year were mostly about sexism or racism......»»

Category: topSource: incNov 6th, 2017