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Greek coast guard ship ‘damaged by Turkish vessel’

Greek authorities say a Turkish coast guard vessel rammed one of their patrol boats near a disputed territory in the Aegean Sea on Monday night. The Greek coast guard ship was anchored off the islets of Imia when the Turkish boat struck it, reports Ekathimerini.com. Nobody was injured in the incident but the Greek vessel’s stern sustained damage. The incident ...

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PHOTOS of Chinese ‘secret railgun’ mounted on ship emerge online

The Chinese military may be about to test a railgun at sea. A weapons system of a suitable size has been mounted on one of China’s landing ships, along with several containers of what may be relevant equipment. Photos of the Type 072 III ship ‘Haiyangshan’ of the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) with a suspected railgun on its bow ...

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Viking procession culminates with spectacular ship burning ritual (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Hundreds of modern day Vikings have descended on Scotland’s Shetlands Islands, marching through the town of Lerwick and torching a specially-built galley – all in honor of their forebears who ruled the islands 1,000 years ago. The incredible spectacle, involving a procession of men dressed as Vikings parading through Lerwick with burning torches, is part of the annual Up Helly ...

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PuTTY Begone! Microsoft will ship an OpenSSH client

The first thing I download on a new Windows machine – after Chrome, of course – is PuTTY. This tried-and-true OpenSSH client has served millions of devs quite well for the past twenty years and I’m sure it will still remain a favorite but Microsoft has added its own ssh client to Windows, a move that points to more openness ...

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Apple said to be working on AR headset aimed for potential 2020 ship date

Apple is working on technology that would enable it to build an augmented reality headset by 2019, with shipping targeted for as soon as 2020, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The device would be independent from Apple’s iPhone or other mobile devices, with its own built-in display, OS (dubbed ‘rOS’ internally), and a new custom processor, per the ...

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Apple said to be working on AR headset aimed for potential 2020 ship date

Apple is working on technology that would enable it to build an augmented reality headset by 2019, with shipping targeted for as soon as 2020, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The device would be independent from Apple’s iPhone or other mobile devices, with its own buillt-in display, OS (dubbed ‘rOS’ internally), and a new custom processor, per the ...

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US looks to push Russia out of EU's energy market while American tankers ship Russian LNG to Europe

Published time: 7 Nov, 2017 10:46 Edited time: 7 Nov, 2017 11:30 Tankers run by US energy corporations are delivering liquefied natural gas (LNG) bought in Russia to the Antwerp Gas Terminal in Belgium, reports Belgian daily Le Soir, as part of an investigation based on the ‘Paradise Papers’ leak. On Sunday, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), reportedly ...

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Navy proposes more sleep, training for sailors after ‘avoidable’ ship collisions

Multiple Navy reviews show human error caused two naval ship collisions that killed 17 sailors this year. The incidents could have been avoided with improved training and managing sailors’ fatigue while stationed overseas, the Navy finds. US Navy leaders have called for around 60 improvements across its Pacific fleet in the wake of the recent collisions. Admiral John Richardson, the ...

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Russia floats brand new hydrofoil passenger ship after two-decade pause

Published time: 22 Oct, 2017 12:04 Edited time: 22 Oct, 2017 12:05 A new hydrofoil ship meant to transport up to 120 passengers along sea coast routes has been floated by a Russian producer. The design was popular in the Soviet Union, but modern Russia has not built such vessels for almost two decades. Hydrofoil works similarly to a regular ...

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5 keys to 2017 Giants as Big Blue has eyes on righting ship

Some keys to the Giants’ 2017 season are obvious. For example, they can’t afford for Eli Manning, 36, to lose any zip on his fastball if they want to bring a fifth Lombardi Trophy home to Big Blue headquarters. But there are several over-arching themes that promise to make or break Ben McAdoo’s second year as head coach. Here are ...

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