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US Navy boasts ‘historic first’ shipboard deployment of F-35B to Pacific (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The US Navy boasts that it has deployed its first carrier-load of F-35B stealth attack planes to the Pacific Ocean. The USS Wasp departed Japan with an airworthy squadron of the super-expensive jets aboard. “Pairing F-35B Lightning IIs with the USS Wasp represents one of the most significant leaps in warfighting capability for the Navy-Marine Corps team in our lifetime,” ...

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Microsoft signs its first renewable energy deal in Asia with Singaporean solar firm Sunseap

As part of its goal to use more renewable energy in its datacenters, Microsoft said it has entered an agreement with Singapore-based clean energy firm Sunseap. The value of Microsoft’s investment was not disclosed, but an announcement today said it will create “the single-largest solar energy portfolio in Singapore to date.” During the 20-year agreement, Microsoft will buy 100% of ...

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Microsoft signs its first renewable energy deal in Asia with Singaporean solar firm Sunseap

As part of its goal to use more renewable energy in its datacenters, Microsoft said it has entered an agreement with Singapore-based clean energy firm Sunseap. The value of Microsoft’s investment was not disclosed, but an announcement today said it will create “the single-largest solar energy portfolio in Singapore to date.” During the 20-year agreement, Microsoft will buy 100% of ...

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‘Take the guns first’: Trump backs gun control at bipartisan White House meeting

President Donald Trump sent shockwaves through US politics during a White House meeting with lawmakers, appearing to endorse Democrats’ proposals for gun control while shutting down those from fellow Republicans. Trump sat down with over a dozen lawmakers on Wednesday, two weeks after a former student killed 17 people and wounded 14 others at a Parkland, Florida high school. He ...

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Pinterest hires former Square and Google exec Francoise Brougher as its first COO

Pinterest today is adding another executive to its upper c-suite with the hire of Francoise Brougher, who was most recently business lead at Square and prior to that VP of SMB global sales and operations at Google, as its first chief operating officer. Both of those previous positions are probably going to be of particular interest to Pinterest, as someone ...

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ZTE will deliver the first Android Oreo (Go Edition) handset for the U.S. market in March

Things have been mostly quiet on the Android Go front since Google announced the low-power mobile operating system back in May — aside, of course, from an unexpected name chance to the decidedly less catchy. Android Oreo (Go Edition). One of the things that’s made the offering unique from the start, however, is that unlike most of these sorts of ...

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Earth’s first artists? Oldest known cave paintings created by ‘sophisticated’ Neanderthals (VIDEO)

More sophisticated and closer to modern humans than previously thought, Neanderthals were the world’s first artists, according to new research which has uncovered cave art in Spain thought to be some 65,000 years old. The incredible discovery calls into question previous assumptions about the archaic humans and suggests they may have had an artistic sense similar to our own. Neanderthals ...

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Russian figure-skater Zagitova brings first gold to OAR at PyeongChang 2018

Published time: 23 Feb, 2018 04:59 Edited time: 23 Feb, 2018 05:03 Russian figure-skater Alina Zagitova has won the women’s free program to bring the first gold medal to Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics. Zagitova’s teammate and training partner Evgenia Medvedeva, who collected the second-highest score of the day, earned silver. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s ...

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Gartner reports first ever global decline in smartphone sales

Global smartphone sales have not been firing on all cylinders for several years now but Gartner’s latest figures record the first ever decline since the analyst began tracking the market all the way back in 2004. (Though it’s not the first analyst to call a decline.) Gartner’s figures peg sales of smartphones to end users in Q4 2017 at nearly ...

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Gartner reports first ever global decline in smartphone sales

Global smartphone sales have not been firing on all cylinders for several years now but Gartner’s latest figures record the first ever decline since the analyst began tracking the market all the way back in 2004. (Though it’s not the first analyst to call a decline.) Gartner’s figures peg sales of smartphones to end users in Q4 2017 at nearly ...

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