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Boeing primes the B-52 for the digital age

The aircraft maker says a $76 million contract will let it start upgrading the U.S. Air Force's aging but still potent fleet of heavy bombers.

By May 7, 2013

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The B-52 bomber turns 60 (photos)

The first one flew in 1952. And the youngest one in the Air Force -- and there are about 90 total -- is still flying after a half-century.

24 Images By April 15, 2012

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Sixty years on, the B-52 is still going strong

The iconic aircraft of the Cold War made its debut flight in 1952. The Air Force says the bomber could easily still be flying in the year 2040.

By April 15, 2012

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B-2s, B-52s, and the plane that ended World War II

Visitors to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Dayton, Ohio, can come face to face with the best collection of military aircraft in the world. CNET Road Trip 2013 checked it out.

By July 22, 2013

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Microsoft beats the Street: Earns $5.2B in Q1, Surface sales now $400M

With Steve Ballmer taking his final laps as CEO, Microsoft turns in a quarter that surprises both on revenue and sales. Stock soars after hours.

By October 24, 2013

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Carl Icahn, Jefferies nab $5.2B to finance Dell deal -- report

The activist investor signs up banks and institutional investors to help him finance his bid to buy Dell, according to a report from Reuters.

By July 1, 2013

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Legacy B-52 to launch futuristic WaveRider

X-51A WaveRider scheduled to be dropped over Pacific Ocean in December inaugural test flight.

By August 14, 2009

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10 years of XPrizes: Fixing the world one competition at a time

It was October 4, 2004 that Scaled Composites won the Ansari XPrize. 10 years later, what started as one man's quest to get to space has evolved into an international organization for global good.

By October 3, 2014

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Photos: At Air Force Academy, a B-52 tells the story

A symbol of incredible might and a harbinger of deadly consequences, B-52s were America's long-range bombers for nearly 30 years. They could travel 6,000 miles without refueling and could carry 60,000 pounds of bombs.

8 Images By June 28, 2009

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Crave giveaway: Geektastic Comic-Con swag stash, Part 2

Didn't win last week's Comic-Con gold mine? Try again this week for more free comics, action figures, and T-shirts from the show floor. Plus, a poster signed by Multiversity writer Grant Morrison.

By August 8, 2014