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WSJ Claims That Wikileaks Is Not Journalism But Espionage By Taking A Bunch Of Quotes Out Of Context

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The Wall Street Journal's former publisher, Gordon Crovitz, has apparently decided to follow the lead of the NY Times' former managing editor Bill Keller in misrepresenting things having to do with Bradley Manning and Julian Assange to new and impressive heights. Crovitz has a history of being fact-challenged, especially when...
WSJ Claims That Wikileaks Is Not Journalism But Espionage By Taking A Bunch Of Quotes Out Of Context

US Navy Seals punished for giving secrets to Medal of Honor game

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Seals alleged to have divulged classified information to the maker of a video game called Medal of Honour: WarfighterSeven members of the secretive Navy Seal Team 6, including one involved in the mission to get Osama bin Laden, have been punished for disclosing classified information, senior navy officials said.Four other...
US Navy Seals punished for giving secrets to Medal of Honor game

Nike Accelerator Spotlight: FitDeck turns exercise into a card game

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Editor’s note: Nike Accelerator Spotlight takes a look at the ten startups participating in the Nike+ Accelerator, a three-month startup program based in Portland, Ore. and put on by Nike and TechStars. GeekWire is featuring each company leading up to the June 10 demo day.  Many bad ideas percolate inside college...
Nike Accelerator Spotlight: FitDeck turns exercise into a card game

Podium Pro Helps You Go All Zig Ziglar Up In The Theatre

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What do you get when you put a Navy SEAL, a pastor, and a graphic designer in the same room? While I’d wager you’d get some pretty badass Jesus comics out of the collaboration, what you really get is Podium Pro, an app that helps speakers of all persuasions give...
Podium Pro Helps You Go All Zig Ziglar Up In The Theatre
Bing Maps Show The CIA's Secret Bin Laden Training Facility In North Carolina

An Internet Hall Of Famer And Some Navy Seals Want To Make Your iPhone Safer

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Silent Circle got its start with a phone call--the everyday kind of communication the privacy-protection startup hopes to secure when it launches its first product next month. Internet Hall of Famer and privacy guru Phil Zimmermann was minding his own business (as he always does) when he got a call...
An Internet Hall Of Famer And Some Navy Seals Want To Make Your iPhone Safer

Militarized Marine Mammals

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Dolphine and sea lions: A Navy seal - actually a sea lion - took less than a minute to find a fake mine under a pier near San Francisco's AT&T Park. A dolphin quickly located a terrorist lurking in the black water before another sea lion, using a device carried...
Militarized Marine Mammals

Stealth 3D mapping technology company Hover raises $4 million more

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Hover, a Los Altos, California-based company quietly working on some nifty 3D computer vision technology, has raised $4 million in new equity funding, according to a regulatory filing. Billed as a computer vision and 3D mapping venture and founded by a team of former Navy SEAL operators and Silicon Valley...
Stealth 3D mapping technology company Hover raises $4 million more

Call of Duty: Black Ops II - preview

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The sequel to the 23m-selling mega-hit might just live up to the enormous hypeThe hype is hard to believe. This game, says the hype, is going to be one of the all-time great things. Right up there in the top 10, ever. Maybe just behind the multiple orgasm, but somewhere...
Call of Duty: Black Ops II - preview

The Best Gym For Startups: CrossFit

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It’s surreal to see an entire startup engineering team that could double as a crew of volunteer firefighters. Yet, for the growing list of startups that are sending their workforce to the Navy Seal-friendly gym phenomenon, CrossFit, having an entire team of buff employees is surprisingly realistic. “We carry...
The Best Gym For Startups: CrossFit

PGP inventor, Navy SEAL find surveillance niche in Silent Circle

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New disclosures about the National Security Agency's surveillance efforts have given a boost to at least one Washington area company seeking to thwart prying eyes. Silent Circle, a National Harbor-based start-up that encrypts phone calls and texts so that users don't leave a trail, saw a jolt in business after...
PGP inventor, Navy SEAL find surveillance niche in Silent Circle

Hover raises millions to create 'living 3D maps' - with the help of a former NASA astronaut

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It’s hard to imagine Los Altos, California startup Hover running into any kind of trouble raising money for its 3D mapping technology. It helps when your CTO is Ed Lu, an American physicist and former NASA astronaut who enjoyed an extended stay aboard the International Space Station, only to move...
Hover raises millions to create 'living 3D maps' - with the help of a former NASA astronaut

Navy SEALs Lose Their Military Careers By Consulting With EA On Videogame

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The Navy SEALs, specifically SEAL Team 6, forever cemented their already laudible place in American history when they killed former public enemy number one Osama bin Laden. Since then, their notoriety has landed the special forces group in the news several times, whether it was when Disney attempted to trademark...
Navy SEALs Lose Their Military Careers By Consulting With EA On Videogame

Former SEALs Market iPhone App That The Government Hates

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The first line to a recent story on Buzzfeed is enough to make anyone break out a tinfoil hat ... or at the very least buy a new App designed by Navy SEALs. "The first rule," Buzzfeed staffer Russell Brandom writes, "former Navy SEAL Mike Janke tells me, is that you have to...
Former SEALs Market iPhone App That The Government Hates

PGP Creator Phil Zimmerman Has A New Venture Called Silent Circle

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It’s been a long time since anyone thought seriously about the encryption debate that hang over the discussion around privacy rights in the 1990s. It’s also been a long time since Phil Zimmerman, the creator of the Pretty Good Privacy software that so many people adopted to encrypt their email,...
PGP Creator Phil Zimmerman Has A New Venture Called Silent Circle
Google's former advanced project group leader -- and astronaut -- creating new crowdsourced 3-D maps

Bing map shows CIA's secret Bin Laden compound mock-up

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Nearly 8,000 miles from Osama bin Laden's lair, Navy Seal Team Six trained in a mock-up of the compound at a North Carolina Defense Department facility. [Read more]...
Bing map shows CIA's secret Bin Laden compound mock-up
It's Time To Discuss The Secret CIA Operation At The Heart Of The Benghazi Scandal

'Silent Circle' Military-Grade Encryption App Now Available In The App Store

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Silent Circle, the military-grade encryption and information protection app that we covered recently, is now officially for sale on Apple's App Store, as of this week. The following available apps are: Silent Phone: The voice encryption app is available for iOS now and Android soon to come. It's WiFi, Edge, 3G...
'Silent Circle' Military-Grade Encryption App Now Available In The App Store

Inside Google's recruiting machine

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Silicon Valley's most venerable recruiting setup is operating in one of the most competitive hiring climates ever. It just brought on a record number of new employees. Here's how. By Anne VanderMey, reporter FORTUNE -- In the hot war for talent now being fought in Silicon Valley, no company has...
Inside Google's recruiting machine

YouTube Trends Map tells you what North Dakota's watching

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According to YouTube, most of the country can't wait for season six of True Blood to begin. But there are a few exceptions, as highlighted by a new tool called YouTube Trends Map. The website shows a map of trending YouTube videos around the country, along with demographic breakdowns...
YouTube Trends Map tells you what North Dakota's watching

Governments Using, Also Fretting, Encrypted Communications App

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As Glyn recently wrote about, while governments around the world are busy diving further and further into their citizens personal communications over their cell phones and the internet, the implementation of cryptography has been slow to catch up. We could point to several reasons for this, but chief among them...
Governments Using, Also Fretting, Encrypted Communications App

Twitter: the future of journalism, or only the bad kind?

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It’s been a busy month. My Twitter feed keeps me informed as news breaks, and I’ve been lucky to have a front row seat to many big stories this month. Here are a few: The death of actor Morgan Freeman. Teen sensation Justin Bieber’s cancer diagnosis (and encouragement of head...
Twitter: the future of journalism, or only the bad kind?
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