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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 April 20, 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 December 11, 2013

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Why SXSW doesn't need another Twitter moment

The tech industry will descend on Austin, Texas, starting March 13 for the annual music, film and interactive festival known as South by Southwest. Here's why its organizers now call Twitter -- a standout success at the event eight years ago -- an "albatross."

By March 8, 2015

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Cameras in players' shirts put you in the heart of sporting action

First V1sion is a startup that places you on the field of play by placing cameras and heart-rate monitors in the shirts of top sports players.

By March 6, 2015

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​Hardware? Software? Flex Logix hopes for best of both worlds

By making chip designs themselves a little bit programmable, a Silicon Valley startup expects benefits like quicker network upgrades and better search engine performance.

By February 23, 2015

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Lego Rube Goldberg machine tackles physics through plastic

Lego dominoes and an elaborate marble run power a fan-made kit that romps through physics concepts using a combination of imagination and Lego building skills.

By January 5, 2015

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Rock on: Pebble watch gets catapulted to early backers

The watch works with iOS and Android and can push all kinds of information to the wrist, including social-networking updates, e-mails, and call information.

By January 23, 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 December 1, 2012

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S takes tablet display crown, says researcher

Samsung's Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and Tab S 8.4 catapult OLED screen technology to the top of DisplayMate's tablet rankings.

By June 24, 2014

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Sunken Pearl Harbor battleship USS Arizona scanned in 3D

The battleship USS Arizona, sunk during the attack on Pearl Harbor, has undergone extensive underwater 3D scanning to preserve this historic monument.

By May 28, 2014