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Winging It: How Larry Ellison Harnessed Big Data To Win The America's Cup

Winging It: How Larry Ellison Harnessed Big Data To Win The America's Cup

On Aug. 29, 2012, a strange sight emerged on the choppy waters of Hauraki Gulf off Auckland, New Zealand. A black-hulled, 72-fo...

Dec 23 2013, 11:36am CST

Cargill Cargo Ship to Use Huge Kite to Reduce Fuel Consumption

Cargill Cargo Ship to Use Huge Kite to Reduce Fuel Consumption

Kite power saves 35% fuel consumption...

Feb 28 2011, 9:36am CST

Parachutes for Ocean Going Vessels

Parachutes for Ocean Going Vessels

The ocean seems the wrong element for a parachute to be used to propel a vessel, but a company called SkySails has a gigantic s...

Jan 4 2007, 4:00pm CST