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Own Your Own Fighter Jet 222

gimmebeer writes "The Russian Sukhoi SU-27 has a top speed of Mach 1.8 (more than 1,300 mph) and has a thrust to weight ratio greater than 1 to 1. That means it can accelerate while climbing straight up. It was designed to fight against the best the US had to offer, and now it can be yours for the price of a mediocre used business jet."

Comment OS still available for the first IBM computer (Score 1) 903

The OS and assorted applications for the 1952 IBM 701 are still available from the Share foundation.
I assume that this is for the vacuum tube computer enthusiasts.

The IBM 701 OS was updated for the IBM 704 in 1954.
Some code from this OS was used in the IBM 7090 and S/370 and persist in IBM mainframes today.

However, FORTRAN and LISP were developed for the 704 in late 1953.
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Submission + - iPhone OSX update

shawkin writes: OMG new iPhone software! Or something. If you're keeping score at home, it's 1.01 (1C25). Alert the wire services.

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