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DARPA planning long-range 100Gbps wireless network

Chinese hackers steal Indian Navy secrets with thumbdrive virus

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According to a report from The Indian Express, China-based hackers broke into the computer systems of India's Eastern Naval Command... where India's first nuclear submarine is undergoing trials. Using a virus transmitted by USB thumb drives (which are banned from Indian Navy offices), the hackers were able to cache information...
Chinese hackers steal Indian Navy secrets with thumbdrive virus

The MPAA would be OK seeing legit Meagupload files restored

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Megaupload Kim Dotcom lampoons New Zealand MP in his new rap song Government trying to deny Megaupload fair legal representation Judge not impressed with government's arguments against preserving Megaupload data Carpathia blasts government for hypocrisy on Megaupload servers Raid of Dotcom mansion was videotaped, footage nowhere to be found...
The MPAA would be OK seeing legit Meagupload files restored

Examining the wireless spectrum crunch

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Unless you've been locked away in an isolated Montana cabin for the last few years, you'll have noticed that radio frequency allocations are serious business. A few kilohertz here or a few megahertz there can cost billions of dollars to acquire, make or break a mobile carrier, or render the...
Examining the wireless spectrum crunch

U.S. Turns a Blind Eye to Opium in Afghan Town - This is how the US military officially begins the policy of drug legalization

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U.S. Turns a Blind Eye to Opium in Afghan Town - This is how the US military officially begins the policy of drug legalization
US Navy drone flies two days straight using liquid hydrogen tank

US army builds its own 3D printer

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The US military is developing its own 3D printer that it can use to produce spare parts for satellites and spacecraft....
US army builds its own 3D printer

Calling All Internet Users (That Means You): Dispatch Is Here to Bring Faster Internet to Your Doorstep

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We’re surrounded by an invisible, chaotic matrix of manipulated frequencies every day. WiFi. 2.4 GHz. 5 GHz. 3G. 4G. 123G. But while these connections are all pointing to the same thing — the all-knowing Internet — they are working against each other, when they should be working with each...
Calling All Internet Users (That Means You): Dispatch Is Here to Bring Faster Internet to Your Doorstep

Kyocera DuraPro keeps the rugged flip phone alive on US Cellular for $100

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The rumors of the basic cellphone's death have been greatly exaggerated -- it's just finding niches to hide in while smartphones take over the mainstream. Witness today's launch of the Kyocera DuraPro on US Cellular. Although it's just a flip phone, it meets the US military's 810G specs for...
Kyocera DuraPro keeps the rugged flip phone alive on US Cellular for $100

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

US Navy's Unmanned SeaFox Submarines Play a Dangerous Game of Minesweeper

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The US Military unleashes unmanned submarines to tackles the threat of mines....
US Navy's Unmanned SeaFox Submarines Play a Dangerous Game of Minesweeper
US Army turns to Pinterest and social media to engage with a broader audience

Drones, startups and innovation at the border between Mexico and the USA

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Not so long ago, Tijuana’s name was mostly associated with drugs, violence and prostitution. Since 2010 however, a movement called Tijuana Innovadora has been making a big push to change the way the outside world and Mexico itself see this cross-border city. The impact from the community and federal government efforts over the...
Drones, startups and innovation at the border between Mexico and the USA
At Facebook, zero-day exploits, backdoor code bring war games drill to life

Wikileaks site unfazed by arrest

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Whistle-blowing website Wikileaks says that the detention of an alleged source by the US military does not compromise its work....
Wikileaks site unfazed by arrest
US drones could remain over Afghanistan after 2014 withdrawal

US plans small-ship drone launches

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The US military is planning to use fleets of small ships as platforms for unmanned aircraft to land and take off....
US plans small-ship drone launches

Wi-fi shut down in Guantanamo alert

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The US military's wireless internet service inside Guantanamo Bay has been shut down following threats by Anonymous hackers...
Wi-fi shut down in Guantanamo alert
US defense agency taking proposals for 'disposable' imaging satellites for soldiers
DARPA wants to 'dominate the cyber battlespace' with Plan X

Hiring veterans: Which tech companies are leading, and how we could all do better

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My personal military career consists of a single week at West Point’s ‘Summer Leader Seminar,’ a program designed to bring candidates that the US Military deems attractive to the fort to shoot howitzers and run around. One week was enough to make it very plain to myself that the military...
Hiring veterans: Which tech companies are leading, and how we could all do better
How to blow $6 billion on a tech project

AT&T outs Samsung Rugby Smart, eco ratings, home automation

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AT&T used the lead-in to Mobile World Congress to bring out a new phone and a pair of new services for users. The just recently spotted Samsung Rugby Smart both upgrades the Rugby line from its basic feature phone roots and gives AT&T a toughened Android option. It can survive...
AT&T outs Samsung Rugby Smart, eco ratings, home automation
California DoD bases sitting on 7 gigawatts of solar potential

Iran shows off long-range, armed, Predator-lookalike drone

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Iranian military officials have revealed a new domestically built armed unmanned aircraft that they say is capable of reaching much of the rest of the Middle East, including Israel. The drone, called the Shahed-129, was shown on Iranian television yesterday. It bears a striking resemblance to the US military's MQ-1 Predator...
Iran shows off long-range, armed, Predator-lookalike drone
US shuts down Guantanamo Wi-Fi in response to Anonymous threats

Kyocera DuraPlus arrives at Sprint on March 11

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The promised Kyocera DuraPlus coming to Sprint has now received a ship date of March 11. The rugged, push-to-talk-capable handset meets the US military's 810G specs for resistance to dust, shock, vibration, extreme temperatures, and immersion in up to three feet of water for up to 30 minutes. The handset...
Kyocera DuraPlus arrives at Sprint on March 11
Exposing the US military's 'diabolical' drug experiments on its own soldiers
Pentagon places order for iOptik dual focus augmented reality contact lenses
Inside the US military's tactical IRC system
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