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Facebook reportedly the mystery mover behind 'Project Catapult'

The social network is the mysterious company behind a billion-dollar-plus data facility in Iowa, says a report. Apple had also been among the suspects named by data detectives.

By Apr. 20, 2013

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Watch the X-47B make its first catapult take-off

The pilotless aircraft needs to prove that it's up to the rigors of the kind of slingshot launch that it can expect soon from an aircraft carrier.

By Dec. 1, 2012

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How to catapult an idea to success

Siege Toys is one of many tiny start-ups using a pledge marketplace to raise funding and collect pre-orders.

By Apr. 6, 2011

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Samsung hopes Angry Birds Space will catapult Galaxy Note

A special demo of the game on the large-screened Samsung Galaxy Note will launch the oversize phone into orbit, if all goes according to Samsung's plan.

By Mar. 8, 2012

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2014 budget funds graphene research and an Alan Turing Institute

Your taxes are to fund development of 'wonder material' graphene and a big data institute named after scientist and war hero Alan Turing.

By Mar. 19, 2014

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The Navy's unmanned X-47B flies again

Picking up where it left off during the summer, the futuristic aircraft carries out at-sea maneuvers on and around its third aircraft carrier.

By Nov. 11, 2013

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Groupon's brilliant response to Amazon's drones: Catapults

Instead of frightening you with futuristic, intrusive flying machines, Groupon decides there's a better way to give you faster deliveries.

By Dec. 11, 2013

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Drones

Drone aircraft have been a fixture of U.S. combat and intelligence operations for some years. But this year, the U.S. military's use of unmanned aircraft reached unprecedented levels. This is the future of warfare.

By Dec. 11, 2012

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Snapchat said to be seeking $3.6 billion valuation

Word on the street is that the send-it-and-forget-it messaging app wants to raise hundreds of millions of dollars from an Asian investor.

By Oct. 25, 2013