This net makes US special operations vehicles 'disappear'

Ultra-high tech merges with an old-school concealment classic to make U.S. special operations forces vehicles vanish before the eyes of an enemy.

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AUSA 2017: This net makes US special operations vehicles 'disappear'

Ultra-high tech merges with an old-school concealment classic to make U.S. special operations forces vehicles vanish before the eyes of an enemy.

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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.

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US Air Force's plan to improve radio communications? Plasma bomb the atmosphere

Radio communication is a weak point for most military operations — it is never long enough or strong enough. The Air Force’s solution to improve their long-distance calls? Supercharge the atmosphere by detonating plasma bombs.

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Uber's China Strategy Shifts Into Reverse


Didi Chuxing has announced a historic deal to acquire the Chinese ride-sharing operations of rival Uber, which threw in the towel after years of unsuccessful efforts to grow its business in what may prove to be the world’s most challenging technology market. Under the agreement, Didi Chuxing acquired all of Uber China’s assets, including its brand, data and business operations. The deal calls for Uber to receive 5.89 percent of the combined entity with preferred equity interest, which is the equivalent of a 17.7 percent stake in Didi Chuxing.

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Polaris Defense launches new ATV for Special Operations missions

All Terrain Vehicle fan? The latest and greatest in pimped-out ATVs designed for Special Operations just got even better.

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Inside the first-ever Special Ops Urban Assault competition

Ultra-elite Special Operations teams took part in the first-ever U.S. Army Special Operations Command International Urban Assault Challenge last week.

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Federal agency making waves in battery storage, energy tech innovation

Whenever the military sets up operations in isolated and hostile locations like Iraq or Afghanistan, one of the biggest challenges is ensuring troops get reliable power.

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Bill Gates talks Apple/FBI standoff, skipping classes at Harvard, and much more

Long since removed from running the day-to-day operations of Microsoft, Bill Gates seems to be enjoying retirement.

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Sony's Gaming Biz Coming to America


Sony on Tuesday announced plans to merge its PlayStation operations in a new company to be headquartered in the U.S. Sony Interactive Entertainment will open for business on April 1, starting with $2 million in operating capital. The new California-based firm will merge the operations of Japan-based Sony Network Entertainment International and Sony Computer Entertainment. By merging the two entities into SIE, Sony is giving its PlayStation business more strength and focus, noted Andrew House, global CEO of SCE.

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False bomb threat at Apple's Ireland facilities leads to evacuation of 4,800 staff

Article Image A fake bomb threat was issued for Apple’s operations in Ireland on Monday, causing officials to evacuate 4,800 employees before giving the all-clear.

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Apple to shut down iAd App Network on June 30

Article Image Apple on Friday announced plans to cease iAd App Network operations at the end of June, ending one facet of the company’s six-year play at the mobile advertising market.

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Skylake bug causes Intel chips to freeze under ‘complex workloads’

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Intel has confirmed a significant bug in Skylake when running certain operations. Exact details and proposed fixes, however, remain unclear.

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Apple files permit to build second data center cluster in Reno

Article Image Apple is looking to build out its data center operations in Reno, Nev., with a new project calling for an expansion of existing infrastructure that will bring the company’s Reno Technology Park plot to near capacity.

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BlackBerry to Pull Out of Pakistan on Privacy Grounds


BlackBerry on Monday announced that it will cease operations in Pakistan at the end of the year. The move is the result of a shutdown order from the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, which in July notified the company that its BlackBerry Enterprise Service servers would no longer be allowed to operate in the country beginning in December for what it said were security concerns. The government wanted to monitor all BES traffic, including every BES BBM message and BBS email, prompting the decision to leave the country, the company said.

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Another security manual recommends using Apple iMessage: this time, ISIS

Article Image An operations security manual developed to advise journalists and political activists on how to protect their identities is now being distributed by supporters of Islamic State terrorists. One of its recommendations is to use Apple’s securely encrypted iMessage service.

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Apple forges deal to run all Singapore operations on solar power, confirms first local Apple Store

Article Image Apple on Sunday announced a deal that will see its Singapore operations fully powered by solar energy, expanding on similar efforts in countries like the U.S. and China, and also confirmed an upcoming local Apple Store that will be the first in Southeast Asia.

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HP, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Go Separate Ways


The long-awaited split of HP’s personal computer and enterprise operations has taken place, and CEO Meg Whitman, who oversaw the transition of the massive, listing ship, clearly faces the most challenging crisis of her career — trying to save a legacy business from being buried by the sands of time and progress. HP, which struggled for more than 15 years to compete in a modern age of mobile computing and cloud services, on Monday began its first official business day as a house divided into two brand new $50 billion enterprises.

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Groupon Rethinks Its Road Map


Groupon on Tuesday announced plans to cut 1,100 jobs and close operations in seven countries and said it has filed a statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission to that effect. The biggest cuts will hit its customer service and international deals centers, as the company regroups to leverage new efficiencies.
The restructuring will be “substantially complete by September 2016,” the company stated in its SEC brief. Groupon anticipates related charges of $35 million, with $22 million to $24 million arriving in the third quarter.

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