Twitter begins purge of far-right accounts as new hate speech rules take effect

Twitter has begun enforcing new rules to combat hateful and abusive content today and a number of well-known far-right organizations and users were suspended.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/18/twitter-begins-purge-far-right-accounts-as-new-hate-speech-rules-take-effect.html

Powered by WPeMatico

Snapchat Draws Bright Line Between 'Social' and 'Media'


Snap aims to combat fake news on Snapchat by separating content from professional creators from postings by friends and family. Stories and Chats from friends will appear on the left side of the camera, while Stories from content creators, publishers and other members of the community will appear on the right side of the camera. Snapchat aims to disentangle “social” from “media,” according to Snap CEO Evan Spiegel, by offering users a personalized content feed tailored to their own behavior rather than basing it on what their friends post.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84981.html?rss=1

Powered by WPeMatico

US Army eyes new lightweight hot weather uniform, jungle boots

The U.S. Army is developing a lightweight hot weather alternative to the current Army Combat Uniform (ACU) and new jungle boots.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/27/us-army-eyes-new-lightweight-hot-weather-uniform-jungle-boots.html

Powered by WPeMatico

Robocall scams get craftier as tech industry tries new ways to block practice

Federal agencies are stepping up their efforts to combat robocalls nationwide.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/16/robocall-scams-get-craftier-as-tech-industry-tries-new-ways-to-block-practice.html

Powered by WPeMatico

Meet the combat crop duster, armed and armored to join the fight

Crop dusters regularly fly the skies above America’s heartland, but this combat crop duster is unlike anything Americans have ever seen.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/16/meet-combat-crop-duster-armed-and-armored-to-join-fight.html

Powered by WPeMatico

Historic US military rifles in pictures

From the Browning Automatic Rifle to the M16 and the new upgraded M4A1, America’s combat rifles have undergone a dramatic transformation over the last 100 years.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/slideshow/2016/12/23/historic-us-military-rifles-in-pictures.html

Powered by WPeMatico

The long guns: History of US military rifles

The U.S. Army’s upgraded M4A1 combat rifle is just the latest development in a category of weapons that American soldiers have carried since the country’s earliest days.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/22/long-guns-history-us-military-rifles.html

Powered by WPeMatico

This huge combat tractor is the ultimate multitasker

Meet the 32-ton armored combat vehicle that’s the ultimate tractor— albeit one that can punch holes through concrete, fire rockets, and carve safe passage through minefields for soldiers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/13/this-huge-combat-tractor-is-ultimate-multitasker.html

Powered by WPeMatico

Who really invented stealth technology?

Decades after the U.S. Air Force unveiled one if its first stealth combat planes, the B-2 bomber, lawyers are still arguing over the origins and legal ownership of the technology that allows pilots to fly virtually undetected by enemy radar.


The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/c/35492/f/676960/s/4df5fbcb/sc/15/l/0L0Scnn0N0C20A160C0A30C0A10Cpolitics0Cstealth0Epatent0Elawsuit0Ezoltek0Cindex0Bhtml0Deref0Frss0Itech/story01.htm

Powered by WPeMatico

11 stunning F-22 fighter jet images

The Air Force’s costly and controversial new F-22 Raptor made its combat debut during bombing runs over Syria in 2014, impressing defense experts with the first glimpse of its lethal firepower. Here are 11 stunning images of the stealth fighter jet in action.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/slideshow/2015/05/21/11-stunning-f-22-fighter-jet-images/

Powered by WPeMatico

NSA cyberwarfare could pick the wrong targets, Snowden says

The National Security Agency is planning to combat cyberattacks from overseas with a sophisticated yet highly risky program code-named ‘MonsterMind,’ warns whistleblower Edward Snowden.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/08/13/nsa-cyberwarfare-could-hit-wrong-targets-snowden/

Powered by WPeMatico