US Air Force prepping mysterious X-37B space plane for September launch

The United States Air Force’s X-37B program is readying its next robotic mini-shuttle for launch, this time atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket .

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/18/us-air-force-prepping-mysterious-x-37b-space-plane-for-september-launch.html

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xHamster Backs Motion Sensor That Hides Porn if Your Door Opens

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xHamster has joined forces with a new crowdfunding campaign to make watching porn at the office easier. Hurrah?

The post xHamster Backs Motion Sensor That Hides Porn if Your Door Opens appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/250227-xhamster-backs-motion-sensor-hides-porn-door-opens?source=Computing

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SOFIC slideshow: 13 eye-popping weapons on display

The annual four-day Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) was jam-packed with options to give SOF teams new tech advantages they can use against the enemy. We look at some of the most awe-inspiring weapons on display.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/18/sofic-slideshow-13-eye-popping-weapons-on-display.html

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Tech titans join forces to battle online terrorist content

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube have joined forces in an attempt to curb the spread of terrorist content on the Internet.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/06/tech-titans-join-forces-to-battle-online-terrorist-content.html

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Special forces' parachutes: What you need to know

What is the secret that elite special forces around the world know about jumping out of aircraft? State-of-the-art canopies – where to find them and how to leverage them to the max.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/01/special-forces-parachutes-what-need-to-know.html

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US Army Special Forces are trading their Samsungs for iPhones

Good news for Android fans: the US Army Special Forces, all elite units like Delta Force and Army Rangers, currently use a system powered by Samsung handsets for battlefield applications.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/19/us-army-special-forces-are-trading-their-samsungs-for-iphones.html

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UK's government hackers target Islamic State group in string of cyberattacks

British cyberintelligence forces have managed to effectively block Islamic State communications for an extended period of time, making it much harder for the terrorist group to coordinate itself.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/16/uks-government-hackers-target-islamic-state-group-in-string-cyberattacks.html

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Apple partner Foxconn finally seals the deal with Sharp for $3.5B

Article Image Two key Apple suppliers will officially join forces, as Foxconn has entered into a deal to purchase display maker Sharp for $3.5 billion, bringing to an end months of speculation and negotiations.

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Welcome to DSEI, the biggest military show in the world

From tanks, helicopters, special forces All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) and fast-attack craft through to the most advanced weaponry in the world and much, much more – the Defence and Security Equipment International Show (DSEI) is the place to be this week.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/09/15/welcome-to-dsei-biggest-military-show-in-world/

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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/

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Secret space plane, solar sail and CubeSats launching

How much can you pack on top of one rocket? A United Launch Alliance Atlas V is carrying up the U.S. Air Force’s so-called secret space plane, The Planetary Society’s solar sail, and several CubeSats, or tiny satellites.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/AYiYCOHbSNo/index.html

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Apple, Google call on Obama to reject cryptographic backdoors

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Tech companies and civil liberties organizations joined forces today to ask President Obama to reject any effort to mandate backdoors into security products. Such efforts are doomed to failure — and could harm both the US economy and its reputation abroad.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/206033-apple-google-facebook-call-on-obama-to-reject-cryptographic-backdoors

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11 amazing A-10 Warthog images

The future of the A-10 “Warthog” continues to be hotly debated in Washington following the Air Force’s plan to retire the attack jet.  Here are some of the most striking images of the iconic close air-support aircraft.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/slideshow/2015/05/15/11-amazing-10-images/

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Virgin and Qualcomm launch latest broadband-for-the-masses satellite project

Virgin boss Richard Branson said his company is joining forces with Qualcomm to put thousands of Internet satellites into orbit, offering Web access to remote locations that don’t currently have it.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/01/16/virgin-and-qualcomm-launch-latest-broadband-for-masses-satellite-project/

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