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2K Marin hit with mass layoffs

The developer of BioShock 2 and The Bureau: XCOM Declassified has laid off the majority of its staff, with the remaining staff to be folded into a new 2K studio.

By October 17, 2013

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Oorah! Marines to get hybrid power generators for the field

Aiming to cut fuel usage by as much as 40 percent, the generators use solar power to help Marines stay powered up longer and more efficiently when forward deployed.

By October 18, 2012

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Drone captures stunning footage of killer whales

For the first time, researchers have used a video camera mounted on a hexacopter to monitor the behaviour of killer whales in the wild.

By October 20, 2014

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Luxury sun-tracking chair will summon a waiter for you

Your old Adirondack chair just won't cut it anymore once you've seen a $45,000 sun-following lounger with built-in misters and speakers.

By October 16, 2014

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Breathalyser used to diagnose dolphin health

Researchers have developed a type of breathalyser that can diagnose dolphin health by measuring the metabolites in their breath.

By October 15, 2014

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Scientists hack ocean-buoy tech to aid Marines in Afghanistan

The Expeditionary Meteorology System gives Marines in Afghanistan accurate, real-time weather reports by way of a redesigned system originally used for ocean buoys.

By July 26, 2012

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How hacked ocean tech gives Marines real-time weather info (pictures)

Scientists at the Scripps Oceanographic Institute converted existing ocean-buoy technology into a system Marines in Afghanistan use to get accurate weather information. CNET Road Trip 2012 takes a look.

6 Images By July 26, 2012

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Flying on the Blue Angels' 'Fat Albert Airlines' at SF's Fleet Week

At the annual military extravaganza in San Francisco, CNET flies the friendly skies in the Blue Angels' support craft, a C-130 named Fat Albert. The plane may be chubby, but it gives an intense ride.

By October 12, 2014

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At Pendleton, teaching Marines calm in the chaos of combat

With the Infantry Immersion Trainer, the Marines have a system designed to prepare troops for what urban conflict is like. CNET Road Trip embedded -- and got shot.

By July 16, 2012

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Order amid chaos: The Marines train for combat (pictures)

U.S. Marines preparing for possible combat deployment spend time in the Infantry Immersion Trainer at Camp Pendleton. CNET Road Trip 2012 embedded with the Marines -- and took a shot.

27 Images By July 16, 2012