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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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Virtual buoys may stop ships from crashing in fog

Coast Guard tests electronic navigation aids that could help mariners navigate even the lowest-visibility conditions.

By May 24, 2014

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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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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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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

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Anonymous hacks lawyers for Marine accused of Iraq massacre

In a string of attacks today, members of the digital activist group Anonymous apparently hacked into the Web site of defense lawyers for a U.S. Marine accused of leading a civilian massacre in Iraq, and have reportedly acquired e-mails exchanged by attorneys in the case.

By February 3, 2012

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Samsung Exhibit II 4G - marine blue (T-Mobile)

A surprisingly full feature set makes the Samsung Exhibit II 4G ideal for Android bargain-hunters; just don't expect the best of the best.

November 8, 2011

3.5 stars Editors' rating November 8, 2011
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Landlines, you're out! T-Mobile to make MLB bullpen calls wireless

This year, the carrier will outfit a number of dugouts with wireless voice systems. And for the fans in the stands, there'll be expanded wireless 4G coverage.

By January 9, 2013