Category technology & innovation

French Elections, Geopolitical Tensions/North Korea, Big Tech On Deck; POTUS Trump’s Tax Cut Plan Will Drive Wall Street & Sarepta Theraputics (SRPT) Stock Could Double, Or More Says Barron’s

French Elections, Geopolitical Tensions/North Korea, Big Tech On Deck; POTUS Trump’s Tax Cut Plan Will Drive Wall Street & Sarepta Theraputics (SRPT) Stock Could Double, Or More Says Barron’s www.fortunascorner.com ‘The French Connection:’ The Future Of The European Union May Well Be At Stake       Voters in France have been casting their ballots to […]

Have North Korea’s Missile Tests Paid Off?

Have North Korea’s Missile Tests Paid Off? www.bbc.com View Original April 20th, 2017 Asia North Korea displayed a lot of missiles – including big ones – at a bombastic military parade over the weekend. But what do we really know about Pyongyang’s missile capabilities? Defence expert Melissa Hanham explains. Kim Jong-un put on quite a show to […]

The Real North Korean Missile Crisis Is Coming

http://www.worldaffairsjournal.org/blog/michael-j-totten/real-north-korean-missile-crisis-coming?utm_source=World+Affairs+Newsletter&utm_campaign=22b240f787-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_04_20&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f83b38c5c7-22b240f787-294664345 The Real North Korean Missile Crisis Is Coming 19 April 2017 North Korea makes the Middle East look like a walk. Firing 59 Tomahawk missiles from warships in the Eastern Mediterranean at Bashar al-Assad’s Al-Shayrat airbase in Syria was not a big deal. Assad can’t strike back. Not at the United States, anyway. But […]

The 3 ‘B’s’ Of Cybersecurity [Commentary]

The 3 ‘B’s’ Of Cybersecurity [Commentary] By Scott Shackelford, fifthdomain.com View Original April 18th, 2017 Photo Credit: kirill_makarov via shutterstock.com Large-scale cyberattacks with eye-watering statistics, like the breach of a billion Yahoo accounts in 2016, grab most of the headlines. But what often gets lost in the noise is how often small and medium-sized organizations find themselves under attack. In […]

Is North Korea Working Toward A ‘Carrier-Killer’ Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile?

If they are, it may be a joint project with Tehran.  The Iranians may well be funding this research and development — if it is ongoing — and, Tehran may have even provided some of the R&D money to get this effort going.  RCP Is North Korea Working Toward A ‘Carrier-Killer’ Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile? Say […]

Could The U.S. Take Out North Korea’s Missiles Before Launch?

Could The U.S. Take Out North Korea’s Missiles Before Launch? By Joshua Berlinger, CNN Updated 6:26 AM ET, Tue April 18, 2017   US warships sent to Korea: What to know 01:23 Story highlights The US is trying to develop the ability to take out missiles before they’re fired It’s been touted as a cost-saving […]

North Korea Shut Down Cellphone Network Twice On Saturday

Dave Maxwell asks:   Hmmm… did north Korea expect a cyber attack through its cell phone net work? North Korea Shut Down Cellphone Network Twice On Saturday Chad O’Carroll By Read More Articles, www.nknews.org View Original April 18th, 2017 North Korean authorities turned off the nation’s Koryolink cellphone network twice last Saturday as part of tight security […]

Daniel Suarez Says In New Book That Gene Engineering, Not Artificial Intelligence Is The Next Big Threat: No One Is Prepared For An Era, When Editing DNA Is As Easy As Editing A Microsoft Word Document

Daniel Suarez Says In New Book That Gene Engineering, Not Artificial Intelligence Is The Next Big Threat:  No One Is Prepared For An Era, When Editing DNA Is As Easy As Editing A Microsoft Word Document    www.fortunascorner.com   “The successors to Silicon Valley will be in Singapore, Hong Kong, Mumbai — and, in places […]

North Korea’s Unsuccessful Missile Launch ‘May Have Been Thwarted By U.S. Cyber Attack’

North Korea’s Unsuccessful Missile Launch ‘May Have Been Thwarted By U.S. Cyber Attack’   http://www.fortunascorner.com        Julian Ryall in Tokyo, Nicola Smith in Seoul, and David Milward in the United States, have an article in today’s, The Telegraph, (April 16, 2017), with the title above.  They write that the North Korean missile test […]

The Mother of Invention: Yaakov Katz & Amir Bohbot, ‘The Weapon Wizards: How Israel Became A High-Tech Military Superpower’ S

The Mother of Invention Advance: Yaakov Katz & Amir Bohbot, ‘The Weapon Wizards: How Israel Became a High-Tech Military Superpower’ Share Tweet Email Israel’s Iron Dome defense system / Getty Images BY: David Isaac April 15, 2017 4:59 am In 1948, as Israel was heading into its first war, an IDF general sent a letter […]