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New Test Can Predict The Language-learning Prowess Of Individuals

New Test Can Predict The Language-learning Prowess Of Individuals

Some people are better at learning different and new languages than others. A U.S. military test has long been used to identify such individuals and now such a test may soon be made available to the general public.

By On April 23, 2014 Respond
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US Military’s Delivery Drones Beat Amazon By Ages

US Military’s Delivery Drones Beat Amazon By Ages

While Amazon is still in the process of dreaming a future where drones will deliver goods, US military is already making use of such technology. The tech behind US military’s futuristic drones is called Autonomous Aerial Cargo/Utility System (AACUS).

By On April 8, 2014 Respond
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Airplane Lasers Will Now Help Deflect Incoming Missiles

Airplane Lasers Will Now Help Deflect Incoming Missiles

One of the key problems for the security of airplanes, commercial and otherwise, is that they are susceptible to possible missile attacks from terrorists. A new laser system will now finally help avert this danger.

By On March 4, 2014 Respond
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U.S. Military Will Soon Have Fully Robotic Convoys

U.S. Military Will Soon Have Fully Robotic Convoys

Convoys are one of the most vulnerable and dangerous duties of the ground troops in most wars. To resolve this, Lockheed Martin in collaboration with a U.S. Army research center has unveiled fully automated military vehicles.

By On February 1, 2014 Respond
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Robots Will Not Be Allowed To Kill People, UN Says

Robots Will Not Be Allowed To Kill People, UN Says

In The Terminator, we’ve seen robots killing people who they believe are their enemies. Although that was a sci-fi movie, lately the United Nations (UN) has raised a very vital question – should robots be allowed to take human lives, without direct supervision or command in real world? According to a UN official, robots will not be allowed to kill people.

By On June 1, 2013 1 Response
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Chinese Hackers Steal Australian Spy Agency Headquarter Blueprints

Chinese Hackers Steal Australian Spy Agency Headquarter Blueprints

Over the past few years, Chinese hackers have regularly indulged in cyber espionage, stealing sensitive information ranging from that about weaponry to industrial designs and a lot more. Now, it has transpired that these hackers have stolen the blueprints of the headquarters of Australia’s top spy agency.

By On May 28, 2013 1 Response
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[Video] Watch The First Ever Vertical Take-off And Landing Of F-35B Fighter Jet

[Video] Watch The First Ever Vertical Take-off And Landing Of F-35B Fighter Jet

Aircraft manufacturer Lockheed Martin’s latest technological wonder, the F-35B Lightning II fighter jet, is a short take-off and vertical-landing jet. On Monday, Lockheed Martin released a video of the first ever Vertical Take Off (VTO) conducted by an F-35B Short Takeoff and Vertical Landing (STOVL) Lightning II test aircraft.

By On May 22, 2013 Respond
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U.S. Air Force Decides To Use iPads, Save $50M Over 10 Years

U.S. Air Force Decides To Use iPads, Save $50M Over 10 Years

Over the recent years, a number of airlines have started using iPad tablets, saving them millions of dollars. Apparently, U.S. Air Force is all set to follow in those footsteps, having decided to use iPads and save a total of $50 million over the course of next ten years.

By On May 18, 2013 Respond
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DARPA Develops Non-GPS Navigation System For Indoors

DARPA Develops Non-GPS Navigation System For Indoors

The GPS-based navigation system used worldwide has seen a boon in usage in recent years. But the satellite-based navigation system isn’t without its shortcomings – it doesn’t work in indoors or tunnels. This could be a serious problem for military users. Hence, DARPA has made a self-sufficient navigation system that can aid users when GPS is unavailable.

By On April 13, 2013 Respond
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Egypt Military Caught Divers Cutting Undersea Internet Cables

Egypt Military Caught Divers Cutting Undersea Internet Cables

An interesting development in Egypt hints criminal motivations behind severed undersea internet cable connections. Egypt’s coastguard has caught three divers cutting through an undersea internet cable yesterday. The undersea cable in question belongs to the country’s main communication company -Telecom Egypt.

By On March 28, 2013 Respond
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US Department Of Defense Orders 650,000 iOS Devices

US Department Of Defense Orders 650,000 iOS Devices

Seems like Apple devices have attracted the United States Department of Defense (DoD). Electronista has reported that the United States Department of Defense is going to purchase 650,000 iOS devices this year.

By On March 21, 2013 Respond
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World’s First Tactical UAS ATLANTE Made Its Maiden Flight

World’s First Tactical UAS ATLANTE Made Its Maiden Flight

ATLANTE is a long-range tactical unmanned aerial system (UAS) designed for ISTAR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance) missions. Last month on February 28, ATLANTE made its maiden flight at the Rozas airfield in the Spanish city of Lugo.

By On March 20, 2013 Respond
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Killer Dolphins Escaped To The Black Sea During Training

Killer Dolphins Escaped To The Black Sea During Training

Dolphin is one of the endangered animals whose number is decreasing day by day because of unwanted hunting. To protect this animal from being hunted, last year the Ukrainian Navy decided to re-institute a dolphin training program using old Soviet Union techniques. During training period, the dolphins had pistols and knives strapped to their heads and were trained to attack and kill enemy using those knives and guns. But things went really interesting when these trained killer dolphins had escaped the Ukrainian Navy because of their biological urges!

By On March 13, 2013 Respond
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Air Force Removes Drone Strike Data From Its Website

Air Force Removes Drone Strike Data From Its Website

Drone attacks have been a point of contention for the Obama administration as well as the U.S. anti-terrorism strategy at large. A significant number of Americans, including the lawmakers, seem opposed to these. The Air Force started releasing drone strike data on its website back in October, but has removed that data now.

By On March 10, 2013 Respond
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Motorola To Bring AME 2000, A Secure Android Smartphone

Motorola To Bring AME 2000, A Secure Android Smartphone

Motorola Solutions has announced a secure Android phone — AME 2000 — designed for government and enterprise users. The AME 2000 use a COTS (commercial-off-the-shelf) device to provide end-to-end data and voice encryption service. Although the handset has been launched officially, it’s not open for individual purchase.

By On March 4, 2013 Respond
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