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World's Largest Ship 'Prelude' Floats for First Time

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December 9, 2013
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When construction is complete, the 'Prelude-FLNG' will be the largest ship in the world. It was recently hauled out of the ship yard and floated for the very first time. When construction is finished, Shell Oil Company will use the ship for production of natural gas. Completion is expected in 2014. Andrew Dymburt has more.


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Buzz60 (Apr. 24, 2013) — South African music festival Oppikoppi says it will allow its attendees to get their beers in an inventive way. Through aerial drones. Partiers will supposedly be able to order beers on their phone which will be flown to them on a drone which would drop the beer off with a parachute so it floats to the person who bought it, hopefully.
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Raw: German Container Ship Runs Aground

Raw: German Container Ship Runs Aground

AP (Apr. 7, 2014) — A German registered container ship ran aground in Hong Kong on Sunday. The Hong Kong Marine Department said the ship ran aground after its main engine broke down and it drifted in the waters off Hong Kong island. (April 7) Video provided by AP
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Worldwide Smartphone Use Projected To Jump 25% in 2014

Worldwide Smartphone Use Projected To Jump 25% in 2014

TheStreet (June 11, 2014) — New research from eMarketer projects that world monthly ownership of smartphones should reach $1.76 billion this year up by 25% from 2013. Almost one quarter of the world population will use smartphones this year and just under one third will be using a smart phone by 2017. The United States remains the second largest smartphone market in the world after China. Total current use in the U.S. is 163.9 million smartphone owners. By 2015, eMarketer projects that 15 countries will have more than half to their populations adopting smartphones. This worldwide embrace of technology will have a significant influence on media usage, eCommerce and marketing. Video provided by TheStreet
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