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Reggae giant and dub pioneer Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, 85 – .

Lee “Scratch” Perry, the monumental reggae singer, producer and studio magician who pushed the boundaries of Jamaican music – and as a by-product, rock,...

Don Everly, pioneer musician of the Everly Brothers, died at 84...

Don Everly, half of the pioneering Everly Brothers whose harmonizing country rock hits impacted a generation of rock ‘n’ roll music, has passed away....

BlackBerry’s path from smartphone road destruction to smart car pioneer –...

div id= » »> The obituary for BlackBerry as the pioneer of smartphones has already been written countless times. But after diverting its business from the devices...

Shale pioneer gears up for a comeback – .

One of America’s shale pioneers, Chesapeake Energy, is back in business six months after coming out of bankruptcy with a major acquisition, marking its...

Caribbean zouk pioneer dies – .

Paris (AFP) Jacob Desvarieux, the Guadeloupe co-founder of the Caribbean group Kassav ‘who rose to world fame in the 1980s creating the fast-paced zouk...

French Minitel pioneer dies at 88 – .

Paris (AFP) Gérard Thery, the telecommunications engineer whose Minitel project brought Internet-type communications to France long before other industrialized countries, has died at the...

Jeff Bezos chooses an aerospace pioneer to launch with him –...

CAP CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – Sixty years after passing astronaut tests but banned because she was female, Wally Funk will fly into space...

Bezos Enlists Aerospace Pioneer Wally Funk For Blue Origin Flight

Blue Origin’s Jeff Bezos chose a female aerospace pioneer – an 82-year-old pilot who was denied astronaut wings decades ago because of her gender...

Longest countdown to take off ends as aerospace pioneer, 82, joins...

At 82, Ms. Funk will become the oldest person to travel in space. She will beat the late John Glenn, who set a record...

‘No one waited any longer’: Pioneer pilot Wally Funk to go...

Wally Funk, a pioneering female pilot who was denied the position of astronaut in the 1960s because of her gender, will finally have the...
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