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31.05.2018
05:37 Gizmag Multipurpose snow shovel plows, scrapes and squeegees


Snow season can pose a number of problems for folks simply trying to get their day started, but could all these be solved by a single tool? The folks behind the Tusk reckon they've got a few scenarios covered with a durable multitool that can be used to shovel snow, scrape ice and squeegee windows.
.. Continue Reading Multipurpose snow shovel plows, scrapes and squeegees Category: Outdoors Tags: Ice Kickstarter Multi-Tools Snow Tools Related Articles: Modular multi-tool lets you travel light when need be Multitool finds a new place to hide Spare-Me packs five tools into one snow-ready package Hatchet-spade multi-tool looks perfect for bush people, survivalists and lumberjacks Zeus Handy Tool shrinks down the toolbox Firefly puts fire-starting power in your Swiss Army knife

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30.05.2018
22:19 Phys.orgQ&A: Should you reboot your router like the FBI says?

Last week, the FBI recommended rebooting home and small office routers that could have been infected with disruptive malware, allegedly by sophisticated state-backed Russian hackers . An estimated half million routers and network-attached storage devices have been infected.

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21:58 DefenseTech.orgThe Military Still Wants a Belly Gun for the V-22 Osprey

For years, officials have wanted a forward firing gun under the Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey's belly.

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21:47 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle is developing a set of ethical guidelines for military AI partnerships

Google sparked a bit of controversy in March when the public discovered the company was working with the Pentagon on a military AI project dubbed "Project Maven."

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21:37 TechInvestorNews.comGoogle reportedly working on guidelines for military AI - CNET (Erin Carson/CNET News.com)

Erin Carson / CNET News.comGoogle reportedly working on guidelines for military AI - CNET - The ethical principles would prohibit using AI for weaponry, reports The New York Times. ...

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20:31 CNN HealthOne-third of US military injuries in Iraq, Afghanistan weren't from battle

Car accidents, falls, equipment mishaps and other nonbattle incidents caused about a third of all injuries sustained by nearly 30,000 US service members during three military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, according to research published Wednesday in the medical journal JAMA Surgery.

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19:39 TechInvestorNews.comGoogle says its military AI work will be guided by ethical principles (Engadget)

EngadgetGoogle says its military AI work will be guided by ethical principles - Googles Pentagon contract and its involvement with the militarys Project Maven has stirred controversy both outside of and within the company. Its plan to provide AI technology that can help flag drone images for human review has led to an internal petition signed by thousands of employees who oppose the ...

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17:31 CNBC technologyHow a Pentagon contract became an identity crisis for Google

Some senior Google officials remain scientists with deep moral objections, the NYT reports.

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13:11 NYT TechnologyHow a Pentagon Contract Became an Identity Crisis for Google

A $9 million deal for the use of artificial intelligence technology has fractured the internet giant’s work force and risks driving away top engineering talent.

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12:40 TechInvestorNews.comHow a Pentagon Contract Became an Identity Crisis for Google (SCOTT SHANE, CADE METZ and DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI/New York Times - Business)

SCOTT SHANE, CADE METZ and DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI / New York Times - BusinessHow a Pentagon Contract Became an Identity Crisis for Google - A $9 million deal for the use of artificial intelligence technology has fractured the internet giants work force and risks driving away top engineering talent. ...

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29.05.2018
15:33 CNBC technologyFBI warns Russians hacked hundreds of thousands of routers

The FBI warned Russian computer hackers had compromised hundreds of thousands of home and office routers and could collect user information or shut down network traffic.

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04:38 TechInvestorNews.comU.S. Software Firm Is in Talks to Buy Israeli Cybersurveillance Company (WSJ.com: WSJD)

WSJ.com: WSJDU.S. Software Firm Is in Talks to Buy Israeli Cybersurveillance Company - U.S. software firm Verint has offered to acquire the Israeli company known for selling military-grade cybersurveillance technology to government security agencies. ...

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28.05.2018
07:31 TechInvestorNews.comThe Rise of Digital Transformation | @ExpoDX @CTERA #AI #IoT #IIoT #SmartCities #FinTech #DigitalTra (Wireless Developer's Journal)

Wireless Developer's JournalThe Rise of Digital Transformation | @ExpoDX @CTERA #AI #IoT #IIoT #SmartCities #FinTech #DigitalTra - For years the worlds most security-focused and distributed organizations - banks, military/defense agencies, global enterprises - have sought to adopt cloud technologies that can reduce costs, future-proof against data growth, and improve user productivity. The challenges of cloud transformation for these kinds of secure organizations have centered around data security, ...

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26.05.2018
21:32 TechInvestorNews.comThe Rise of Digital Transformation | @ExpoDX @CTERA #AI #IoT #IIoT #SmartCities #FinTech #DigitalTra (Cloud Computing Journal)

Cloud Computing JournalThe Rise of Digital Transformation | @ExpoDX @CTERA #AI #IoT #IIoT #SmartCities #FinTech #DigitalTra - For years the worlds most security-focused and distributed organizations - banks, military/defense agencies, global enterprises - have sought to adopt cloud technologies that can reduce costs, future-proof against data growth, and improve user productivity. The challenges of cloud transformation for these kinds of secure organizations have centered around data security, ...

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08:31 TechInvestorNews.comThe Rise of Digital Transformation | @ExpoDX @CTERA #AI #IoT #IIoT #SmartCities #FinTech #DigitalTra (Cloud Computing Journal)

Cloud Computing JournalThe Rise of Digital Transformation | @ExpoDX @CTERA #AI #IoT #IIoT #SmartCities #FinTech #DigitalTra - For years the worlds most security-focused and distributed organizations - banks, military/defense agencies, global enterprises - have sought to adopt cloud technologies that can reduce costs, future-proof against data growth, and improve user productivity. The challenges of cloud transformation for these kinds of secure organizations have centered around data security, ...

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25.05.2018
11:04 Gizmag Gallery: All-terrain teardrops, mil-spec boxes and everything in between at Overland Expo West


We've taken a look at the camper vans, and one pretty damn cool Jeep camper, but many of the campers of Overland Expo West 2018 ride behind the main vehicle. Once again, the show was awash with rugged expedition trailers from established brands and newcomers – everything from lifting, sliding and popping shape-shifters, to military-grade blocks of run-flat, go-anywhere off-road destruction. If you want to explore the muddiest, dustiest and rockiest parts of the world and tow a temporary home with you, there's a trailer that's just right for you. And if not, there's a builder who will help you customize one.
.. Continue Reading Gallery: All-terrain teardrops, mil-spec boxes and everything in between at Overland Expo West Category: Outdoors Tags: Camping Caravan Off-grid Off-road Outdoor Overland Expo teardrop trailers Trailer trailers Related Articles: Escapod Topo travels farther and

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01:22 CNBC technologyUS bill would force tech companies to disclose foreign software probes

U.S. tech companies would be forced to disclose if they allowed American adversaries, like Russia and China, to examine the inner workings of software sold to the U.S. military under proposed legislation.

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00:50 Reuters.com TechnologyExclusive: U.S. bill would force tech companies to disclose foreign software probes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. tech companies would be forced to disclose if they allowed American adversaries, like Russia and China, to examine the inner workings of software sold to the U.S. military under proposed legislation, Senate staff told Reuters on Thursday.

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24.05.2018
01:01 DefenseTech.orgArmy May Have to Rely on Simulators to Train for Future Urban Combat

The head of Army Training and Doctrine Command said the service will have to use high-tech simulations to prepare soldiers.

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23.05.2018
20:03 Phys.orgFBI misstated number of encrypted phones due to error

FBI officials say a programming error led them to vastly overstate the number of cell phones that investigators could not access because of encryption.

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18:48 CNBC technologyThe FBI continually inflated threat from data encryption to Congress: Report

FBI overstated encryption threat figures to Congress due to a programming error, according The Washington Post.

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15:54 ScienceNewsDaily.orgThe FBI inflated the number of encrypted phones linked to crime

The FBI inflated the number of encrypted phones connected to crimes that it did not have access to, according to a report by The Washington Post. The FBI repeatedly claimed to Congress ...

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14:08 TechnologyReview.comThe US military is funding an effort to catch deepfakes and other AI trickery

But DARPA’s technologists admit that it might be a losing battle.

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11:18 Reuters.com TechnologyIsrael's defense expertise drives tech boom for autonomous cars

SHFAYIM, Israel (Reuters) - Technology that has helped Israel's military drive tanks, guide and intercept missiles, and keep its computer systems secure is being redeployed in the development of driverless cars.

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01:50 ScienceDaily.comPosttraumatic stress affects academics

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) caused by traumatic military experiences is associated with feelings of anxiety, anger, sadness and/or guilt. New research is evaluating how PTSD symptoms increase risks for academic difficulties as well.

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22.05.2018
22:01 Phys.orgPentagon adopts new cellphone restrictions

After months of debate, the Defense Department approved Monday new restrictions for the use of cellphones and some other electronic devices in the Pentagon where classified information is present or discussed. But officials stopped far short of imposing an all-out ban.

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21.05.2018
21:26 CNBC technologyBanks are hiring former spies and adopting military-style tactics to fight cybercrime

Banks are increasingly hiring former government cyberspies, soldiers and counterintelligence officials to help fight cybercrime, the New York Times reports.

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17.05.2018
23:39 Technology.orgUK soldiers design Raspberry Pi bomb disposal robot

Three soldiers in the British Army have used a Raspberry Pi to build an autonomous robot, as part

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13:43 NYT HealthAt War: Veterans Go Back to Court Over Burn Pits. Do They Have a Chance?

Last week, U.S. veterans asked a federal appeals court to reinstate their lawsuit against a military contractor for exposing them to toxic emissions from burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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13:27 Reuters.com TechnologyBritish gaming firm enlists army of players to create Worlds Adrift

LONDON (Reuters) - British game maker Bossa Studios will release Worlds Adrift on Thursday, an ambitious adventure game designed to appeal to the Minecraft generation that has taken three years and 50,000 gamers to create.

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12:47 TechInvestorNews.comRussian gas pipeline to Germany raises intelligence concerns - U.S. official (Reuters: Company News)

Reuters: Company NewsRussian gas pipeline to Germany raises intelligence concerns - U.S. official - BERLIN, May 17 (Reuters) - The planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany raises U.S. intelligence and military concerns since it would allow Moscow to place new listening and monitoring technology in the Baltic Sea, an U.S. official said on Thursday. ...

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00:48 DefenseTech.orgArmy to Begin Equipping Heavy Units with Active Protection by 2020

The Army has been testing Israeli-made systems such as Trophy for the M1 tank and Iron Fist for the Bradley.

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16.05.2018
23:32 TechInvestorNews.comMicrosoft Wins Lucrative Cloud Deal With Intelligence Community (Bloomberg/Windows IT Pro)

Bloomberg / Windows IT ProMicrosoft Wins Lucrative Cloud Deal With Intelligence Community - The cloud agreement gives Microsoft more power to make its case to the Pentagon as goes up against competitors like International Business Machines Corp., Oracle Corp. and Amazon for the agencys winner-take-all cloud computing contract for up to 10 years. ...

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23:15 Reuters.com TechnologyFBI chief says agency 'deeply concerned' about any company like China's ZTE

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - FBI Director Christopher Wray told a Senate panel on Wednesday that the law enforcement agency is "deeply concerned" about any company like China's ZTE gaining positions of power in the U.S. telecommunications market.

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15:40 TechInvestorNews.com10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, SNAP, TSLA, AAPL) (Jonathan Garber/Business Insider: Finance)

Jonathan Garber / Business Insider: Finance10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, SNAP, TSLA, AAPL) - Here is what you need to know. The Trump-Kim Jong Un summit looks like its on thin ice.The North Korean government threatened to cancel the upcoming summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un amid ongoing joint military drills involving South Korea and the US, Yonhap News Agency reports. ...

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11:29 Phys.orgGoogle worker rebellion against military project grows

An internal petition calling for Google to stay out of "the business of war" was gaining support Tuesday, with some workers reportedly quitting to protest a collaboration with the US military.

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03:54 Reuters.com TechnologyU.S. investigating Cambridge Analytica: New York Times

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department and the FBI are investigating Cambridge Analytica, a now-defunct political data firm embroiled in a scandal over its handling of Facebook Inc user information, the New York Times reported on Tuesday.

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15.05.2018
19:32 TechInvestorNews.comA dozen Google employees quit over military drone project (Ron Amadeo/Ars Technica: Gear and Gadgets)

Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica: Gear & GadgetsA dozen Google employees quit over military drone project - Googler: The strongest possible statement I could take against this was to leave.[IMAGE] Enlarge / A General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper. (credit: USAF / Airman First Class Adarius Petty) Despite protests from employees, Google is still charging ahead with a Department of Defense collaboration to produce machine-learning software for drones. Google ...

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04:32 TechInvestorNews.comBoffins urge Google to drop military contract after employees resign over using AI for drones (webmaster@theregister.co.uk (Katyanna Quach)/The Register)

webmaster@theregister.co.uk (Katyanna Quach) / The RegisterBoffins urge Google to drop military contract after employees resign over using AI for drones - Hey Google, dont be evil! Hundreds of academics across the world have signed an open letter urging Google to stop working with the US Department of Defense in analysing drone footage using its AI technology for Project Maven. ...

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04:32 TechInvestorNews.comA former Googler leading the charge against AI weapons says her time at Google taught her that even (Greg Sandoval/Business Insider: Tech)

Greg Sandoval / Business Insider: TechA former Googler leading the charge against AI weapons says her time at Google taught her that even - * Lilly Irani, an associate professor and former Google employee has co-authored a letter signed by more than 200 academics and researchers demanding that Google pull out of a controversial military program and join in calling for a ban on autonomous weapons. * Googles motto may be Dont be evil, ...

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03:31 DefenseTech.orgArmy Medicine Embracing Robot Surgery, Other High-Tech Procedures

Physicians far from a field hospital could soon be performing delicate, highly specialized surgery on wounded soldiers using robotics and other forms of telemedicine.

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14.05.2018
22:34 TechInvestorNews.comGoogle employees reportedly quit over military drone AI project (Engadget)

EngadgetGoogle employees reportedly quit over military drone AI project - Around a dozen Google employees have quit over the companys involvement in an artificial intelligence drone program for the Pentagon called Project Maven, Gizmodo reported today. Meanwhile, nearly 4,000 workers have now demanded an end to the companys participation in Maven in a petition that also calls for Google to ...

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21:31 TechInvestorNews.comGoogle Builds Military Ties for AI Cloud Business as Staff Quit (Bloomberg/Windows IT Pro)

Bloomberg / Windows IT ProGoogle Builds Military Ties for AI Cloud Business as Staff Quit - Employees against the deal see it as an unacceptable link with a U.S. administration many oppose and an unnerving first step toward autonomous killing machines. ...

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19:34 TechInvestorNews.comGoogle Employees Resign in Protest Against Pentagon Contract (Slashdot)

SlashdotGoogle Employees Resign in Protest Against Pentagon Contract - Kate Conger, reporting for Gizmodo: Its been nearly three months since many Google employees -- and the public -- learned about the companys decision to provide artificial intelligence to a controversial military pilot program known as Project Maven, which aims to speed up analysis of drone footage by automatically classifying ...

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11.05.2018
09:20 DefenseTech.orgLawmakers: Military's Space Corps Could Launch Within 3 Years

The "Space Corps" debate continues, with lawmakers pushing harder than ever to convince the Air Force.

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09:20 DefenseTech.orgArmy Unveils Family of Future Vertical Lift Helicopters

U.S. Army aviation officials on Tuesday offered a preview of the aircraft that make up Future Vertical Lift.

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09:20 DefenseTech.orgArmy Using Xbox, PS4 Technology to Build New Virtual Trainers

The U.S. Army wants to replace its outdated virtual simulators with the kind of realistic, first-person shooter gaming technology designed for Xbox and PS4 game systems.

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09:20 DefenseTech.orgArmy Hopes to Start Fielding New Binocular-Style NVGs by Fall

U.S. Army infantry and other combat soldiers may start receiving binocular-style night vision goggles by this fall.

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09:20 DefenseTech.orgRecent Rash of Fatal Aviation Accidents Not a 'Crisis,' Pentagon Says

No pattern or linkage has been found in the initial analysis of accidents, the director of the Joint Staff said.

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09:20 DefenseTech.orgPentagon Gets New Cloud Tech Chief Amid Trump's Feud With Amazon

Dana Deasy, former CIO for the J.P. Morgan investment bank, is expected to start at the Defense Department in early May.

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09:20 DefenseTech.orgPentagon Suspends F-35 Deliveries Over New Corrosion Issues: General

Military officials confirmed that the DoD has temporarily suspended acceptance of new F-35s over corrosion issues.

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09:20 DefenseTech.orgAmazon, Oracle Battle for Pentagon Cloud Contract Worth Billions

The battle among tech giants for the Pentagon's cloud tech contract just intensified.

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09:20 DefenseTech.orgCould Tanks Still Make an Appearance in Trump's Military Parade?

A new proposal would give SecDef Mattis the final word on what appears in the parad

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05:55 NYT TechnologyMan Charged With Hacking Into and Defacing Military and Government Websites

A California man is believed to have accessed sites for West Point’s Combating Terrorism Center and the New York City Comptroller’s Office, along with thousands of others.

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01:21 Popular ScienceYour forearm is a great place to grow a new ear

Health A soldier who lost her left ear in an accident just got a handy replacement.
Army private Shamika Burrage was lucky to survive a motor vehicle accident two years ago in Texas, but she lost her entire left ear in the process. Now a new, unorthodox…

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10.05.2018
22:34 LiveScience.comHow Did This Soldier 'Grow' an Ear on Her Forearm?

When this soldier lost her left ear in a car crash, Army surgeons helped her grow a new one — on her forearm.

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17:10 CNN HealthA soldier lost her ear in a car accident. So the doctors grew her a new one -- on her forearm

It's the first time the reconstructive surgery, known as prelaminated forearm free flap, has been performed by Army doctors.

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07:03 Gizmag Aston Martin's Lagonda brand to hit the market rolling with all-electric SUV


Just two months after launching its new luxury brand Lagonda, Aston Martin has provided a few details on the badge's first release. That vehicle won't be an autonomous sedan like the Lagonda Vision Concept, but it will be another all-electric vehicle with plenty more space than the average Aston. The new 4WD SUV will also wear design language derived from the Geneva concept sedan.
.. Continue Reading Aston Martin's Lagonda brand to hit the market rolling with all-electric SUV Category: Automotive Tags: Aston Martin Electric Vehicles SUV Related Articles: First all-electric Aston Martin to debut in 2019 Aston Martin previews possible all-electric Rapide sedan Aston Martin redefines "Lagonda" around the electrified, autonomous future All-electric Rapide to enter production by 2018 Aston Martin sets up camp in former military base for SUV production Aston Martin unleashes most

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01:34 TechInvestorNews.comThree companies win $550.8 million deal to supply McAfee software to Pentagon (Reuters: Technology)

Reuters: TechnologyThree companies win $550.8 million deal to supply McAfee software to Pentagon - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three companies have been awarded a $550.8 million blanket purchase agreement to supply McAfee hardware, software and related services to the U.S. Defense Department, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. ...

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00:55 Reuters.com TechnologyThree companies win $550.8 million deal to supply McAfee software to Pentagon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three companies have been awarded a $550.8 million blanket purchase agreement to supply McAfee hardware, software and related services to the U.S. Defense Department, the Pentagon said on Wednesday.

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09.05.2018
22:19 Technology.orgArmy Signal Classification Challenge

Did you know the Army Rapid Capabilities Office (RCO) is sponsoring a Blind Signal Classification Challenge where the

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10:20 Technology.orgU.S. Army, Uber Sign Research Agreement

Uber and U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, Army Research Lab, announced today a Cooperative Research and

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03:34 TechInvestorNews.comUber, US Army partner up for silent electric aircraft tech - Roadshow (Antuan Goodwin/CNET News.com)

Antuan Goodwin / CNET News.comUber, US Army partner up for silent electric aircraft tech - Roadshow - They will work together to design, test and develop new co-rotating propeller technology for the vehicles. ...

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08.05.2018
22:52 TechInvestorNews.comUber, U.S. Army ally to test quiet aircraft technology (Reuters: Company News)

Reuters: Company NewsUber, U.S. Army ally to test quiet aircraft technology - DETROIT, May 8 (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc said on Tuesday it would work with the U.S. Army to advance research on a novel, quiet aircraft rotor technology that could be used in future flying cars, or military aircraft. ...

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21:11 Reuters.com TechnologyUber, U.S. Army ally to test quiet aircraft technology

DETROIT (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc said on Tuesday it would work with the U.S. Army to advance research on a novel, quiet aircraft rotor technology that could be used in future flying cars, or military aircraft.

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15:58 ScienceDaily.com3-D printing of weapons threatens security on global, national and personal level

A new article suggests additive manufacturing could benefit military adversaries, violent extremists and even street criminals, who could produce their own weapons for use and sale.

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15:32 Phys.orgExploring the best tactics to combat fall armyworm outbreaks in Africa

Cereal farmers across Sub-Saharan Africa are experiencing heavy losses due to the devastation by an invasive pest: the Fall army worm - Spodoptera frugiperda. In Africa it has caused huge losses to staple cereals, especially maize and sorghum, affecting food security and trade. Damage to maize alone is estimated to be between USD$ 2.5—6.2 billion per year.

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14:14 LiveScience.comFormer NASA Engineers Building Real-Life Underwater Transformer

A transformer designed to do grunt work for the oil industry and military is coming, and it's… admittedly kind of fun to look at.

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09:43 CNBC technologyRussians posed as IS hackers, threatened US military wives

The women were targeted by the same Russian hacking group that intervened in the U.S. election and exposed the emails of John Podesta.

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03:44 DefenseTech.orgCould Tanks Still Make an Appearance in Trump's Military Parade?

A new proposal would give SecDef Mattis the final word on what appears in the parad

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03:44 Gizmag Royal Navy's new robotic minesweeper to keep sailors safe and sea lanes open


The UK's Royal Navy has taken delivery of its first robotic minesweeper system under a £13 million (US$17.5 million) contract with Dorset-based Atlas Elektronik UK. The demonstrator system is not only intended to hunt and clear traditional mines without placing sailors in harm's way, but can also deal with the more sophisticated modern digital mines.
.. Continue Reading Royal Navy's new robotic minesweeper to keep sailors safe and sea lanes open Category: Military Tags: mine detection Robotics Royal Navy Related Articles: Anglo-French project aims at using robots to fight underwater mines US Navy tests aerial drones for real-time mine detection Unmanned Knifefish mine-hunter put to the test Imaging drones to spot signs of explosive chemicals leaking from landmines BAE Systems' Archerfish hunts down sea mines TB-sniffing rats get put to the test

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06.05.2018
19:45 Reuters.com ScienceKing Tutankhamen's military chariot moved to new Egyptian museum

CAIRO (Reuters) - A military chariot that belonged to ancient Egypt's boy-king, Tutankhamen, has been moved to a new museum near the Pyramids that Cairo hopes will help bring tourists back to the country.

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17:11 LiveScience.comGaza Now Has a Toxic 'Biosphere of War' That No One Can Escape

Gaza has often been invaded for its water. Every army leaving or entering the Sinai desert, whether Babylonians, Alexander the Great, the Ottomans, or the British, has sought relief there.

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05.05.2018
16:37 Phys.orgSwiss Guards: World's oldest standing army gets new headgear

The world's oldest standing army is getting some new headgear.

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04.05.2018
20:51 Phys.orgPentagon halts sales of Chinese-made smartphones as security risk

The Pentagon has ordered retail stores on its bases around the world to cease selling all smartphones and devices made by two Chinese companies, citing security concerns.

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18:15 Phys.orgNIST virtual reality aims to win for public safety

Virtual reality produces entertaining video games. But it's also a serious training and testing tool. Pilots test their skill with flight simulators, and the military can practice by playing war games, for example.

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17:44 Phys.orgStudy finds post-9/11 combat service negatively impacts veterans' education

A new study analyzing administrative U.S. Army data not available to the public discovered that post-9/11 military conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan have generated "substantial economic costs" for combat veterans.

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16:42 TechInvestorNews.comDrone swarm buzzed off FBI surveillance bods, says tech bloke (webmaster@theregister.co.uk (Gareth Corfield)/The Register)

webmaster@theregister.co.uk (Gareth Corfield) / The RegisterDrone swarm buzzed off FBI surveillance bods, says tech bloke - UAV arms race with drug lords is upon us An American government employee has publicly claimed that a criminal gang used a swarm of drones to fend off an FBI raid. ...

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14:59 ScienceNewsDaily.orgCriminals used a swarm of drones to surveil and disrupt an FBI hostage operation

Criminals are increasingly using drones in illegal activity and as a way to counter surveil and disrupt the FBI and other law enforcement agents, according to a report by Defense ...

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13:15 AzoRobotics.comInnovative Technology Could Accelerate Combat Training for Soldiers up to 13 Times

New technology enables U.S. Soldiers to be trained 13 times faster than traditional techniques. According to Army researchers, this may help save lives. Researchers at the U.S. Army Research...

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03.05.2018
03:33 TechInvestorNews.comPentagon bans Chinese smartphone sales on military bases (Chris Smith/Boy Genius Report)

Chris Smith / Boy Genius ReportPentagon bans Chinese smartphone sales on military bases - After advising consumers and carriers against buying and selling devices made by Huawei and ZTE, and after banning ZTE from dealing with US-based firms, the US government is making another move in its fight against the two Chinese smartphone maker. The Pentagon has ordered the halt of Huawei and ZTE ...

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01:42 TechInvestorNews.comTech firms have replaced government as biggest threat to privacy, ex-CIA director says (CBSNews.com: Sci-Tech)

CBSNews.com: Sci-TechTech firms have replaced government as biggest threat to privacy, ex-CIA director says - I think were due for a serious recalibration as to what it is you and I should demand in terms of our privacy, not just from our government, but our industry too, Michael Hayden said ...

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00:20 ExtremeTech.comPentagon Halts Military Base Sales of Huawei, ZTE Devices, Citing Security Risks

The Pentagon has ordered all sales of Huawei and ZTE hardware to end on military bases, as the US investigates Huawei for possible breach of Iranian sanctions.
The post Pentagon Halts Military Base Sales of Huawei, ZTE Devices, Citing Security Risks appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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02.05.2018
18:50 Reuters.com TechnologyPentagon stops selling Huawei, ZTE phones in its bases, cites security

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Defense has stopped selling mobile phones and modems made by the Chinese technology companies Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp in stores on its military bases, citing potential security risks.

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18:50 ScienceNewsDaily.orgPentagon tells U.S. military bases to stop selling ZTE, Huawei phones

The decision is the latest move by the Trump administration to limit the influence of Chinese wireless equipment manufacturers.

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06:16 ScienceDaily.comArmy's new find lowers accidental stockpile detonation

Scientists at two major national laboratories have demonstrated a new method for testing explosives stored in weapons stockpiles, a step they say will help reduce accidental detonation and ensure the weapons perform as expected.

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02:05 Reuters.com HealthEcstasy therapy may help service veterans suffering PTSD

(Reuters) - Combining intensive psychotherapy with a pure form of the party drug ecstasy is safe and could aid recovery in people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to the findings of a study in military veterans.

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00:52 NYT HealthDr. Donald Seldin, Who Put a Medical School on the Map, Dies at 97

A kidney specialist born in Brooklyn, he gambled that an old Army barracks in Dallas could grow into a national leader in biomedicine.

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00:04 Phys.orgArmy neuroscientists foresee intelligent agents on the battlefield

The battlefield of the future will be complex, with mountains of data moving rapidly between commanders, operations centers and the joint warfighter. In this multi-faceted environment, Army researchers and their partners are seeking solutions.

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01.05.2018
18:01 Phys.orgArmy's new find lowers accidental stockpile detonation

Scientists at two major national laboratories have demonstrated a new method for testing explosives stored in weapons stockpiles, a step they say will help reduce accidental detonation and ensure the weapons perform as expected.

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10:38 TechInvestorNews.comChina is monitoring employees brain waves and emotions — and the technology boosted one companys p (Tara Francis Chan/Business Insider: Tech)

Tara Francis Chan / Business Insider: TechChina is monitoring employees brain waves and emotions — and the technology boosted one companys p - Employees brain waves are reportedly being monitored in factories, state-owned enterprises, and the military across China. The technology works by placing wireless sensors in employees caps or hats which, combined with artificial intelligence algorithms, spot incidents of workplace rage, anxiety, or sadness. Employers use this emotional surveillance technology by then ...

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30.04.2018
22:04 Phys.orgGoing beyond 'human error'

Failures in highly technological environments, such as military aircraft, can be investigated using known tools like HFACS, the U.S. Department of Defense's Human Factors Analysis and Classification System. However, because of some limitations, HFACS does not always highlight the deeper causal factors that contribute to such failures. In what might be the first application of the Bayes' theorem probability formula to an HFACS dataset, Andrew Miranda examined data from 95 severe incidents to pinpoint external influences behind so-called human error.

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17:45 Phys.orgDrone-based thermal imaging and analytics for energy efficiency

Say the word drone, and you're likely to conjure up images of the latest military technology, the newest e-commerce delivery device, or something you snap a GoPro camera onto for aerial shots of the Grand Canyon.

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11:39 TechInvestorNews.comChina is monitoring employees brain waves and emotions — and the technology boosted one companys p (Tara Francis Chan/Business Insider: Tech)

Tara Francis Chan / Business Insider: TechChina is monitoring employees brain waves and emotions — and the technology boosted one companys p - Employees brain waves are reportedly being monitored in factories, state-owned enterprises, and the military across China. The technology works by placing wireless sensors in employees caps or hats which, combined with artificial intelligence algorithms, spot incidents of workplace rage, anxiety, or sadness. Employers use this emotional surveillance technology by then ...

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02:34 TechInvestorNews.comComey Calls GOP-Led House Intelligence Committee Russia Probe “a Wreck” (Daniel Politi/Slate Magazine)

Daniel Politi / Slate MagazineComey Calls GOP-Led House Intelligence Committee Russia Probe “a Wreck” - Former FBI director James Comey dismissed the importance of a House Intelligence Committee report that concluded President Donald Trumps campaign did not collude with Russia, calling it a political document. The Republican-led investigation into the 2016 election was a wreck, Comey said on NBCs Meet the Press. That is not ...

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28.04.2018
00:56 Technology.orgArmy, Cornell researchers Study Octopus Skin to Use in Camouflage

Researchers are studying texture-changing octopus skin to see if the military can use its camouflaging properties. “This research

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00:26 Reuters.com HealthTalk therapy may help soldiers combat insomnia

(Reuters Health) - Talk therapy for insomnia is effective at reducing insomnia, as well as mental fatigue, among military personnel, according to a new study.

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27.04.2018
20:48 ScienceNewsDaily.orgArtificial intelligence helps soldiers learn many times faster in combat

New technology allows U.S. Soldiers to learn 13 times faster than conventional methods and Army researchers said this may help save lives.

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17:50 Phys.orgArtificial intelligence helps soldiers learn many times faster in combat

New technology allows U.S. Soldiers to learn 13 times faster than conventional methods and Army researchers said this may help save lives.

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16:45 Phys.orgCybersecurity teams that don't interact much perform best

Army scientists recently found that the best, high-performing cybersecurity teams have relatively few interactions with their team-members and team captain. While this result may seem counterintuitive, it is actually consistent with major theoretical perspectives on professional team development.

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