By Andrew Tangel WSJ Andy Pasztor WSJ Tues., March 12, 2019 Boeing Co. is making an extensive change to the flight-control system in the 737 MAX aircraft implicated in October’s Lion Air crash in Indonesia, going beyond what many industry officials familiar with the discussions had anticipated. The change was in the works before a second plane of the same make crashed in Africa last weekend—and comes as world-wide unease about the 737 MAX’s safety grows. The change would mark a major shift from how Boeing originally designed a stall-prevention feature in the aircraft, which were first delivered to airlines in 2017. U.S. aviation regulators are expected to mandate the change by the end of April. Boeing publicly released details about the planned 737 MAX software update on its website late Monday. A company spokesman confirmed the update would use multiple sensors, or data feeds, in MAX’s stall-prevention system—instead of the … [Read more...] about Boeing to Make Key Change in 737 MAX Cockpit Software
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Helping business get an edge on the web is what Khoo Systems Ltd does best, and the Sussex company looks set to be recognised for its excellence. The family-run software development business based in Billingshurst, West Sussex, is up for no less than four categories in the UK E-commerce Awards 2019, which are due to be announced this week.Its iPages e-commerce website software for SMEs has been shortlisted for the UK e-commerce Software or Extension of the Year award, while its advanced KhooCommerce ERP system - uniquely supporting Amazon Vendors - is up for an innovation award.Lead developer Stephen Khoo, who wrote both systems, is up for UK e-commerce Developer of the Year for his work in ground-breaking software engineering.His daughter and company MD Katherine Khoo has also been shortlisted in the ‘Rising Star’ category, having become a respected voice in the industry at only 27.Katherine said: “I am so incredibly proud of my team, my father and our software … [Read more...] about Sussex software development business up for four industry leading e-commerce awards
Hyundai and Kia have added more than a half-million vehicles to 3 1/2 -year string of U.S. recalls for engine failures and fires. Three recalls released Thursday by the government add new problems and vehicles to the Korean automakers' list of safety woes, which have brought hundreds of complaints about fires from across the nation.The companies have now recalled nearly 2.4 million vehicles for fire and engine failure problems since September of 2015, and they are under investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for potentially being slow to fix faulty vehicles.In addition, the companies are doing a "product improvement campaign" covering another 3.7 million vehicles to install software that will alert drivers of possible engine failures and send the cars into a reduced-speed "limp" mode if problems are detected.The largest of three recalls posted on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website Thursday covers nearly 379,000 Kia Soul small SUVs … [Read more...] about Hyundai, Kia add another 500,000 vehicles to recall for engine problems
0 Have your say Glasgow-based Raven Controls, whose systems have been used at golf’s Ryder Cup and athletics’ European Championships, has secured £300,000 in funding from business angels. The funding from business angels David Fletcher, Malcolm Jones and Clark Wilson will be used to create up to five jobs at the firm, adding to the team’s in-house development capability and sales and marketing function.Raven was founded in 2016 by Ian Kerr, who served with the police for ten years in counter terrorism planning before becoming a security consultant at several international stadia and venues.Kerr said: “This investment will allow us to grow our in-house development team by hiring software engineers.“Over the course of the year ahead, we aim to recruit a further five members of staff to grow our team.“We are also looking at international opportunities further afield, including the football world cup in Qatar, and are very … [Read more...] about Glasgow’s Raven Controls takes off with £300k funding
Every branch of Engineering has got its own importance in the developmental process and balancing of the society. Industries all around are looking for Engineering graduates to carry out the work in different specialised areas. Here the importance of different Engineering branches comes in. If you are an Engineering student, you can choose your Engineering branch from a wide range of options as listed below: High in demand Engineering Branch: Computer Science If you do B.Tech inComputer Science, you can work in any organization or company that requires digital presentation such as banks, hospitals, education, or railways. B.Tech in Computer Science is one of the most evergreen Engineering branches and will continue to rise in the years to come. In Computer Science Engineering you can opt for the Software or the Hardware department and learn about coding, designing, data analytics, cybersecurity, and gaming and also engage in machine designing, data analytics, and cybersecurity, … [Read more...] about Which branches of engineering has the highest demand?