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The trickle-down technology of the America's Cup
by NewsReader 09-13-2013

By Alden Bentley SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Software titan Larry Ellison's decision to race the 34th America's Cup on high-speed 72-foot catamarans, which are harder to build and sail than keelboats, has been criticized for pushing the competition too far beyond traditional sailing and pricing out non-billionaires. But this is the America's Cup, Silicon Valley's style - it's all about technology ...

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