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  • n  a competition between nations to have the most powerful armaments
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  • Bing Adds 270TB To Bird's Eye Imagery
    Enid Burns for – Your Universe Online In the map arms race, Microsoft looks to close the gap by adding close to 270 terabytes of data to Bird's Eye imagery, as well as other updates to Bing Maps. The update was introduced on Bing Blogs on Tuesday. Beefing up Bird's Eye data might be the biggest in the Bing Maps nest. The post states that 270 terabytes of data is the equivalent of ...
    June 12, 2013 - redOrbit
  • Oregon State unveils a new, $15 million basketball facility
    Oregon State is the latest school in join in the college hoops arms race, as they unveiled the new OSU Basketball Center on Tuesday in a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Gary Payton, AC Green, Jared Cunningham and head coach Craig Robinson were among the notable names in attendance. The deets?: The OSU Basketball Center is a 34,500-square-foot, four-story,…
    June 12, 2013 - NBC Sports: Beyond the Arc
  • Teachable Moments: Reagan to Gorbachev: 'Tear down this wall!'
    When Mikhail Gorbachev ascended to general secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union in March 1985 he was faced with an economic crisis, due in no small part to the nearly 40-year-long Cold War and arms race with the United States, and a moribund political structure that perpetuated the economic problems.
    June 12, 2013 - The Journal News

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