A round-up of the latest technology news from around the globe.

CAR AIR:

Is it a car? Is it a plane? It's both. The Terrafugia Transition parks in a regular garage, drives on a regular road, and takes off from a regular runway after unfolding its wings. Imagine the security check-ins! More at

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BIOTECH BEES:

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Several German airports are testing honey from local bees for toxins as a way of monitoring air quality. If the honey's clean it's given away for free. Ahh, the clean, fresh country smell of jet fuel. Check the buzz at

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EAR AID:

Soldiers using the QUIETPRO earplug hear speech clearly: a tiny computer filters out distractions such as gunfire and the noise from tanks. Now we just need special glasses to filter out the sights of battle too. Details at

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BUSINESS PAD:

The Cisco Cius tablet runs Android, includes a camera, and is built for video collaboration in the workplace. Start your purchase orders now. Details at

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