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Navy testing revolutionary remote-controlled choppers, rail gun

[FoxNews.com] Those who chuckled when Amazon’s Jeff Bezos suggested he could one day deliver packages by drone might want to think again. The U. S. Naval Research unit, led by Rear Adm. Matt Klunder, already is in the process of developing an unmanned helicopter that can be navigated by iPad. Continue reading

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Microsoft Denies New Xbox One Can See Your Genitals

[Infowars.com] Microsoft “privacy” Problem:  NSA-friendly company dubiously claims image shows “fold in the denim” Paul Joseph Watson November 21, 2013 Microsoft has denied that the Kinect camera attached to the new Xbox One can see a user’s genitals, dubiously claiming … Continue reading

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Did Obama Just Destroy the U.S. Internet Industry?

[CWNewsONLINE.net] News about the National Security Agency’s PRISM program and its privileged access to internal user data at 9 U.S. Internet companies has unleashed a torrent of justified anger and hand-wringing. But the worries do not go far enough. Almost everybody is still looking at this through a narrow domestic lens. Our values and goals may be more challenged than you think. Continue reading

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US plan calls for more scanning of private Web traffic, email

[Reuters.com] The U.S. government is expanding a cybersecurity program that scans Internet traffic headed into and out of defense contractors to include far more of the country’s private, civilian-run infrastructure. As a result, more private sector employees than ever before, including those at big banks, utilities and key transportation companies, will have their emails and Web surfing scanned as a precaution against cyber attacks. Continue reading

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The Jobs Report Is Wrong

[BuzzFeed.com] Months in red are months where initial headlines said the jobs numbers fell short of economists’ expectations, but then the revised numbers actually exceeded expectations (or vice versa). Economists’ expectations were drawn from a Bloomberg survey of economists, and jobs figures were gathered from BLS.gov. Final benchmark revisions for the previous March are released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in February of the following year. Continue reading

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13,753 Government Requests for Google E-Mail Data in 2012, Most Without a Warrant

(CNSNews.com) – American government agencies – state, local, and federal — made a record 13,753 requests to read emails or gather other information sent through Google’s Gmail and other services in 2012, more than half without warrants, according to statistics released by Google. The total number of users about whom government agencies wanted information also set a record at 31,072, up from 23,300 in 2011, the first year Google began reporting the data. The discrepancy comes because government agencies request information on multiple users or accounts at the same time. Continue reading

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Apple Founder Steve Jobs Dead at 56

He helped change computers from a geeky hobbyist’s obsession to a necessity of modern life at work and home, and in the process he upended not just personal technology but the cellphone and music industries. For transformation of American industry, he ranks among his computer-age contemporary, Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates and other creative geniuses such as Walt Disney that left an indelible imprint on the world. Jobs died as Walt Disney Co.’s largest shareholder, a by-product of his decision to sell computer animation studio Pixar in 2006. Continue reading

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AT&T, Google and the Obama Administration

Google is a giant and growing by the day. Google purchased Motorola and ITA Software, which builds online flight and ticket information software for travel websites. Google paid $700 million for ITA and Motorola for $12 billion. The acquisition of ITA allows Google to corner the market for travel and Motorola gives Google monopoly on thousands of patents that will help stave off competitive threats and patent-infringement lawsuits. Continue reading

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Space Junk Problem Is More Threatening Than Ever, Report Warns

Forty-five years ago, humanity welcomed its first view of Earth taken by a spacecraft from the vicinity of the Moon. In celebration of this landmark transmission, we present other remarkable, moving, humbling photos of our lonely blue and green planet taken from the depths of space. See the full slideshow at LIFE.com. Continue reading

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A New Front in the Google Wars?

BigGovernment.com Posted Aug 11th 2011 at 5:06 pm by Mike Flynn I’m told the below ad is going wide tomorrow. That in itself is interesting. Google is already a power-house on the Internet and, in recent years, has become inextricably … Continue reading

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