• Twitch Prime rolls out new indie game program

    4 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    Twitch is launching its new Indie Amplifier program to signal boost indie games on its livestreaming platform. Twitch Prime members will be able to pick an indie game and get it for free. The platform has also partnered with the broadcasting company N3rdfusion to host a talk show interviewing the chosen game's developers, and selected streamers will be broadcasting gameplay from that title for a month.
    Prime members can choose from a list of indie titles, and voting closes on March 11. They'll then receive a free copy of the top pick on March 15, which is when the talk show and streaming...
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  • The Navy's stealth destroyers are getting new missiles that will turn them into long range ship killers

    The Navy's stealth destroyers are getting new missiles that will turn them into long range ship killers

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

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    The Navy's Zumwalt-class destroyers are getting new missiles that will allow them to take on other surface vessels at long ranges.
    The ships were originally intended to fill a land attack role.
    The Navy is still searching for affordable ammunition for the main guns on the ships.
    The Navy's most technologically advanced surface ships, the Zumwalt-class stealth destroyers, are getting new weapons that will turn them into long range ship killers, according to budget documents spotted by Defense News.
    Ships will be armed with is Raytheon's SM-6 missile, a ballistic missile...
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  • The U.K. Just Sold Its Flagship, HMS Ocean, to Brazil for $117 Million

    4 monthes ago - By Fortune

    The U.K. has sold Royal Navy flagship HMS Ocean to Brazil for about 84 million pounds as new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth prepares to take over as leader of the fleet.
    HMS Ocean will be modified by BAE Systems Plc and Babcock International Group Plc, with the work funded by Brazil, before the 21,500 metric-ton ship is handed over to the South American nation in June, the Ministry of Defence said in a statement Monday.
    The Ocean was one of three amphibious assault vessels to be successively designated flagship after the retirement of Britain's most recent aircraft carrier in 2010, a...
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