Category: Technology

Conservatives Must Fight Big Tech Or Lose Everything

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Long before, “In Soviet Russia, television watch you” became a staple of Cold War comedy routines, George Orwell’s 1984 novel had telescreens that broadcast propaganda and watched their citizens. Behind the satire is the core question of the struggle against Big Tech today. Is technology going to be a tool of individual choice or social control?

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Historic Breakthrough: 155 mm Howitzer Artillery Intercepts & Destroys Incoming Cruise Missile

An M109 Paladin 155 mm howitzer made history recently by shooting down a fast-moving maneuvering cruise missile with a “hypervelocity projectile” able to travel at speeds up to Mach 5, according to an Air Force announcement. Historically, armored vehicles such as tanks, howitzers or infantry carriers have not operated with an ability to destroy fast-moving, long-range cruise missiles, yet the successful demonstration breaks new ground…

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COVI-PASS Immunity Passports Slated To Roll Out In 15 Countries

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VST Enterprises now has a direct partnership with the UK government and has secured contracts to deploy its technology in 15 countries, including Italy, Portugal, France, India, the US, Canada, Sweden, Spain, South Africa, Mexico, United Arab Emirates and the Netherlands…

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Announces $100 Million Racial Justice Initiative

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Apple CEO Tim Cook announced a $100 million program aimed at promoting racial justice inside the tech giant. Forbes reports that Apple CEO Tim Cook recently announced a $100 million program to promote racial justice inside the company. Cook’s announcement comes in the wake of the death of George Floyd which has sparked protests and riots across the country.

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SpaceX Crew Dragon Chalks Up Picture-Perfect International Space Station Docking Maneuver

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Nineteen hours after a spectacular Florida launch, SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule caught up with the International Space Station early Sunday and glided in for a problem-free docking, bringing veteran astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken to the outpost in SpaceX’s first piloted space flight…

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The Army Just Invented a Newer, Deadlier Artillery Round

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☆ New Ordinance Systems To Meet Future Challenges

The Army Research Laboratory is now engineering new rocket, missile and artillery rounds able to destroy groups of mobile enemy fighters, incinerate armored vehicles and eliminate structures with a single munition — at all much longer ranges than currently deployed weapons can fire. The ARL is currently immersed in cutting edge research, using 3D printing, to develop new metal alloys, weapons casings and design geometries to increase range and lethality for the Army’s emerging Long Range Precision Fires program;

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White House Claims Huawei Equipment Has Backdoor For Spying

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☆ The Chinese Are Not Our Friends

The Chinese company Huawei can secretly tap into communications through the networking equipment it sells globally, a U.S. official charged as the White House stepped up efforts to persuade allies to ban the gear from next-generation cellular networks.

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