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Pentagon Clears iPhone and iPad For Use on Secure Networks

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The U.S. Department of Defense has officially approved Apple’s iPhones and iPads for use on its networks, as expected. In announcement issued Friday morning, the agency said it has certified iOS devices running iOS 6, granting them the same security approvals it issued to BlackBerry and Samsung last week. A...
Pentagon Clears iPhone and iPad For Use on Secure Networks

U.S. to Trim Commercial-Satellite Use

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The Pentagon's latest spending plan marks a little-noticed but important shift for the space industry, scaling back a push to use commercial satellites to supplement the military's communication and space efforts....
U.S. to Trim Commercial-Satellite Use

Pentagon clearance for iOS could open even more doors for Apple in the private sector

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The Pentagon's decision to grant Apple the security clearance required for iOS 6 devices to go head-to-head with BlackBerry 10 and certain Samsung Galaxy S4 devices on secure military networks could have with a cascading effect that spills over into the private sector. BlackBerry 10 and the Samsung Galaxy...
Pentagon clearance for iOS could open even more doors for Apple in the private sector

Pentagon accuses China government, military of cyberattacks

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China's government and military appear to be directly involved in cyberattacks against the U.S., according to a report released Monday by the U.S. Department of Defense....
Pentagon accuses China government, military of cyberattacks

The US government's war on Wikileaks

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Glenn Greenwald in Salon: "It's not difficult to understand why the Pentagon wants to destroy WikiLeaks. Here's how the Pentagon's report describes some of the disclosures for which they are responsible: The Pentagon report also claims that WikiLeaks has disclosed documents that could expose U.S. military plans in Afghanistan and...
The US government's war on Wikileaks

RT @themediaisdying: AGREE? The Pentagon adds WikiLeaks to its list of "enemies threatening the security of the United States" http://j.mp/bHKvBd (RT @NiemanLab)

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RT @themediaisdying: AGREE? The Pentagon adds WikiLeaks to its list of "enemies threatening the security of the United States" http://j.mp/bHKvBd (RT @NiemanLab)

Robots in Cars Could Beckon Brave New Technology World

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The major car companies -- including Audi, BMW, Cadillac, Ford, GM, Mercedes, Volkswagen and Volvo -- all have advanced self-driving car projects in the works, as does Google, many universities and even the Pentagon....
Robots in Cars Could Beckon Brave New Technology World
More Apple HQ eye candy

U.S. Says China Used Cyberespionage

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The Chinese government has targeted U.S. government computer systems for intrusion, the Pentagon said Monday in a more direct accusation of cyberespionage than the U.S. has made in the past....
U.S. Says China Used Cyberespionage
A defense of Bradley Manning from the Pentagon Papers whistleblower

Defense Department opens contracts for Apple, Google

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At one time BlackBerry received all of the Pentagon's mobile contracts, but times have changed. [Read more]...
Defense Department opens contracts for Apple, Google

Pentagon shifting away from BlackBerry only IT support

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The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), responsible for technology management at the Pentagon and other defense-related agencies, posted a request for proposal on October 22 seeking companies capable of managing devices made by Apple, Google, and RIM, with the intent of awarding the contract in April. The request implies a...
Pentagon shifting away from BlackBerry only IT support

U-2 spy plane pilot Francis Gary Powers honored with Silver Star

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Five decades after being shot down in Soviet air space, Francis Gary Powers honored at Pentagon. [Read more]...
U-2 spy plane pilot Francis Gary Powers honored with Silver Star
Deter Cyber Theft Act aims to stop companies from profiting on cyber-espionage against the US

Pentagon buys dual-focus contacts

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Prototype contact lenses designed to offer troops enhanced vision are ordered by the US Department of Defense's research lab....
Pentagon buys dual-focus contacts

Boston Dynamics Robot BigDog Now Has New Tricks

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The Pentagon-funded robot can now lift large loads, according to a newly released video. A robot funded by the Pentagon and created by Boston Dynamics is now strong enough to throw cement blocks, a video published on Thursday shows. The robot, named BigDog, has been in development since 2005...
Boston Dynamics Robot BigDog Now Has New Tricks
Pentagon gives green light: now those hundreds of thousands of iPhones, iPads, and iPods can actually be used

Pentagon prepares to let Apple and Samsung challenge BlackBerry

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US Defense Department poised to clear rival suppliers to bid for contracts to supply smartphones and tabletsBlackBerry, long a fixture in the Pentagon, could shortly face huge challenges from Apple and Samsung for contracts to sell millions of smartphones and tablets to the US Defense Department. Both are expected to...
Pentagon prepares to let Apple and Samsung challenge BlackBerry

If You're Going To Leak Classified Info About The White House, It Better Make Them Look Good

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We've noted the unfortunate trend of the Obama administration vindictively going after any whistleblowers (despite one of Obama's first moves in office being to encourage whistleblowing). To date, the Obama administration has been involved in six prosecutions of whistleblowers using the Espionage Act... twice as many such uses of all...
If You're Going To Leak Classified Info About The White House, It Better Make Them Look Good
Pentagon says DoD can start using Knox-enabled Samsung Galaxy S4

Disaster zone robots to compete

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The Pentagon announces a $2m competition to develop robots able to drive vehicles and use tools in disaster zones....
Disaster zone robots to compete

Pentagon gun was from Memphis police

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Pentagon gun was from Memphis police

Pentagon report marks first direct accusations of Chinese cyber-espionage

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The US Department of Defense has taken the unusual step of singling out China's cyber-spying activities in its annual report. Though the government has tacitly chided such deeds before and even threatened sanctions, yesterday's document marks the DoD's first direct allegation of Chinese espionage. It said that hacks directed...
Pentagon report marks first direct accusations of Chinese cyber-espionage

Targeting Journalists in Iraq is Pentagon Policy

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Targeting Journalists in Iraq is Pentagon Policy

Motorola to Challenge Apple's Future Fingerprint Authentication with Electrical Vitamins and Tattoo Superpowers

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There's been a lot of buzz surrounding Apple's possible use of a new Fingerprint scanner for a future iPhone, if not the next iPhone. Yet before any analyst made their views known on this feature, we first broke the news about Apple's biometric scanner back in 2012 and in fact...
Motorola to Challenge Apple's Future Fingerprint Authentication with Electrical Vitamins and Tattoo Superpowers

Man arrested on suspicion of hacking Britain's biggest abortion clinic

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West Midlands arrest follow claims on Twitter that British Pregnancy Advisory Service's patients would be made publicA 27-year-old man suspected of hacking the website of Britain's biggest abortion clinic was arrested on Friday morning.The arrest in the West Midlands follows claims made on Twitter on Thursday that the names of...
Man arrested on suspicion of hacking Britain's biggest abortion clinic

As Predicted, Pentagon Shooting Blamed On 9/11 Truth

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As Predicted, Pentagon Shooting Blamed On 9/11 Truth

Apple in the Running for a new Pentagon Contract

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Earlier this month we reported that the Pentagon was expected to approve Apple's iDevices for Non-Classified Communications. Two weeks later and the Pentagon approved iPhones and iPads to be used by military agencies for non-classified communications, such as email and Web browsing. The motivation behind Apple's push to get approval...
Apple in the Running for a new Pentagon Contract

Pentagon accuses China of cyberattacks on U.S military, business targets

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Chinese cyberespionage activities are fueling a rapid modernization of the country's defense and high tech industries, the Pentagon said in an unusually candid assessment of China's military and security developments last year....
Pentagon accuses China of cyberattacks on U.S military, business targets

Pentagon creating teams to launch cyberattacks as threat grows

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The Pentagon's Cyber Command will create 40 offensive cyber-teams by the fall of 2015 to help defend the nation against major computer attacks and assist combat commands as they plan offensive capabilities, Gen. Keith Alexander testified to Congress on Tuesday. Read full article >>...
Pentagon creating teams to launch cyberattacks as threat grows
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