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KLM launches innovative ‘aviation empire’ game


As one of the first airlines to offer a 24/7 service via social media and the first to launch the innovative 'Meet and Seat' service, Aviation Empire reflects KLM's pioneering and innovative spirit in the online sphere. Aviation Empire, a sophisticated 3D strategy game, gives players the opportunity to build their own airline which is guaranteed to be popular with aviation enthusiasts. It gives players the chance to delve into KLM’s illustrious 94 year history and get a feel for the complexity of running an airline. The game also gives playe... Read More »

Chevrolet debuts 2014 cruze clean turbo diesel


Clean diesels generate at least 90 percent less Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) and particulate emissions when compared to previous-generation diesels. Built in Lordstown, Ohio, the 2014 Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel delivers a combination of segment-leading features and efficiency. Based on GM testing, the Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel has demonstrated estimated best-in-segment range and 42 mpg on the highway with spirited performance and the durability diesel owners value around the globe. “Chevrolet has a diverse portfolio of products and technologies to m... Read More »

NASA decommissions its galaxy hunter spacecraft


"GALEX is a remarkable accomplishment," said Jeff Hayes, NASA's GALEX program executive in Washington. "This small Explorer mission has mapped and studied galaxies in the ultraviolet, light we cannot see with our own eyes, across most of the sky." Operators at Orbital Sciences Corporation in Dulles, Va., sent the signal to decommission GALEX at 3:09 p.m. EDT Friday, June 28. The spacecraft will remain in orbit for at least 65 years, then fall to Earth and burn up re-entering the atmosphere. GALEX met its prime objectives and its mission was ... Read More »

3M cubitron II flap discs provide Superior Cut Rate


Cubitron II flap discs capitalize on 3M’s proprietary precision-shaped grain technology to provide superior cut rates, while the irregular shapes of conventional ceramic abrasive grains “plow” through metal, resulting in heat buildup, slower cutting and shorter life, precision-shaped grains are uniformly sized triangular structures that are evenly distributed onto the backing, allowing them to slice through the substrate. They also continuously fracture during use to form sharp points and edges. With this technology, the flap disc requires s... Read More »

ViewRanger The “App For Adventure” Launches V4.0 For Android With All-New User Interface


The award winning GPS-adventure app and trail-guide publishing platform ViewRanger has today launched a major update of its Android app, which is available free from Google Play. The new user experience within Version 4.0 of ViewRanger Outdoors GPS means that the app’s key features – advanced active navigation, access to trail guides from across the world and the ability to record and share location-based adventure content online – are now just a finger-swipe away. ViewRanger Topographic Maps Over the last 14 months, the company has gath... Read More »

TomTom opens up its fleet management technology to integrated mobile applications


TomTom Business Solutions allows third-party developers to create new applications for use in and around the vehicle. This is enabled by granting access to the Bluetooth channel on TomTom's in-vehicle LINK device. By integrating a wide range of mobile hardware devices TomTom Business Solutions expands the functionalities of its connected car technology. New applications will allow businesses to enrich data from hardware, such as tire pressure sensors and temperature control units, with comprehensive information from their vehicle fleet. TomTom... Read More »

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