Tuesday, July 14, 2020
When "Pac-Man" debuted in Tokyo 40 years ago, no one could have predicted it would become the most successful arcade game of all time. Though video games were a relatively new medium, the recipe for success at the time was...
Britain’s Rolls-Royce  said it would cut at least 9,000 jobs from its global staff of 52,000 to adapt to the much smaller aviation market that will emerge from the coronavirus pandemic. Rolls-Royce, which supplies engines for large aircraft such as...
Australia has its first "loyal wingman" . Boeing Australia presented the country's Air Force on Tuesday with a prototype of a jet-powered drone that they hope will one day fly alongside manned warplanes while bringing artificial intelligence to the battlefield. The...
Nissan  is planning aggressive cost cuts to deal with an unexpected slump in sales as the expansionist strategy it inherited from fugitive former Chairman Carlos Ghosn flounders, four people familiar with the plans said. Japan’s second biggest carmaker is set...
Yamaha Corporation, has warned people not to try and squeeze inside musical instrument cases after reports former Nissan Motor boss Carlos Ghosn fled Japan concealed inside in one. “We won’t mention the reason, but there have been many tweets about...
When news arrived early Sunday that President Donald Trump had spoken to his Russian counterpart, it didn't come from the White House. Instead, word came from Moscow, where the Kremlin issued a brief statement saying Vladimir Putin had initiated a...
Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot's owner PSA said on Thursday they would join forces through a 50-50 share swap to create the world's fourth-largest carmaker. The boards of the two groups are finalising discussions and will reach a binding memorandum of...
After a 13-deck cruise liner crashed into a quay in Venice  this summer, residents took to the canals and bridges chanting, “No grandi navi,” or “No big ships,” and local officials vowed to bar large vessels from the city center....
On July 29, 1858, two steam-powered battleships met in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. There, they connected two ends of a 4,000 kilometer (2,500 mile) long, 1.5 centimeter (0.6 inch) wide cable , linking for the first time...
A small crowdfunded satellite has become the first 'spacecraft' to be propelled only by the energy of the sun. The craft, LightSail 2, successfully unfurled its solar sail on Tuesday. Like the wind thrusts the sails of a boat forward, the...

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