US: Laptops in checked bags pose fire, explosion risk

The U.S. government is urging the world airline community to ban large, personal electronic devices like laptops from checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/20/us-laptops-in-checked-bags-pose-fire-explosion-risk.html

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Delta pilot turns fingerprints into boarding passes

The airline has announced that some customers can now use their fingerprint instead of a boarding pass to get on its planes at Reagan Washington National Airport.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/24/delta-pilot-turns-fingerprints-into-boarding-passes.html

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5 cool technology leaps about to change aviation

Given the terrifyingly airline seat patents filed in recent years, the future of flying often looks bleak.


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Tech Q&A: Credit card chips, malicious websites, and more

Want to know why there’s a chip in your new credit card, how to get the best prices for airline tickets, and avoid malicious websites? Then read this column.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/18/tech-q-credit-card-chips-malicious-websites-and-more.html

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How to 'hack' your next travel trip

Going on a trip? There are ways to make airline travel, hotel visits, and car rentals a bit smoother. These tips are for those who have already “hacked” their travel by using points from an airline, hotel, or your credit card and who know all about curbside car rentals. These tips can give you an edge over other travelers without breaking any of the rules.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/01/06/how-to-hack-your-next-travel-trip/

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