Category Science & Technology

Top U.S. Intelligence Official Takes A Shot At Google

Top U.S. Intelligence Official Takes A Shot At Google fifthdomain.com · by Justin Lynch · October 18, 2018 As U.S. government agencies seek to partner with the private sector to thwart cyberattacks and election meddling, the top U.S. intelligence official questioned the logic of American companies who refuse to work with the U.S. government but partner with China. […]

“NEEDED–AN EMP MANHATTAN PROJECT”

“NEEDED–AN EMP MANHATTAN PROJECT” GRAHAM-PRY ARTICLE Inboxx Peter Pry via yahoo.com 9:59 AM (4 hours ago) to me THE HILL: Ignoring EMP threat is a death sentence for AmericansBY DR. WILLIAM R. GRAHAM AND DR. PETER VINCENT PRY, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 10/16/18 08:30 AM EDT 111THE VIEWS EXPRESSED BY CONTRIBUTORS ARE THEIR OWN AND NOT THE VIEW OF THE HILL     © […]

Watchdog Exposes Pentagon’s Cyber Struggles

Excerpts: Watchdog Exposes Pentagon’s Cyber Struggles The Hill · by Jacqueline Thomsen · October 14, 2018 Defense experts are seizing on a stunning federal report highlighting cyber vulnerabilities in U.S. weapons systems, calling it an embarrassing wake-up call for the Pentagon. A Government Accountability Office (GAO) report released this week found that nearly all of the weapons systems it tested […]

How The U.S. Forced China To Quit Stealing — Using A Chinese Spy; But, Has China Already Placed Digital Landmines Inside U.S. Weaponry And Critical Infrastructure?

How The U.S. Forced China To Quit Stealing — Using A Chinese Spy; But, Has China Already Placed Digital Landmines Inside U.S. Weaponry And Critical Infrastructure? http://www.fortunascorner.com     The title above comes from Garrett Grafe’s October 11, 2018 article, posted to the cyber and technology website, WIRED.com. As has been well-documented and reported, Mr. Grafe writes that “China has become […]

Russia’s Army Will Soon Be Locked And Loaded With The World’s Fastest Missile

Russia’s army will soon be locked and loaded with the world’s fastest missile Science & Tech Oct 02 2018 Igor Rozin Reuters The hypersonic Zircon can travel 8 times faster than the speed of sound… Hypersonic missiles Sputnik The new weapons system will effectively be untouchable given its missiles cut through the air at a […]

Chinese Intelligence Officer Charged with Economic Espionage Involving Theft of Trade Secrets from Leading U.S. Aviation Companies

Chinese Intelligence Officer Charged with Economic Espionage Involving Theft of Trade Secrets from Leading U.S. Aviation Companies justice.gov · October 10, 2018 A Chinese Ministry of State Security (MSS) operative, Yanjun Xu, aka Qu Hui, aka Zhang Hui, has been arrested and charged with conspiring and attempting to commit economic espionage and steal trade secrets from […]

“Enchanted Island: The Search For Atlantis; New Book By Steve P. Kershaw

“Enchanted Island: The Search For Atlantis; New Book By Steve P. Kershaw http://www.fortunascorner.com      One of the most prominent, enduring mysteries of humankind – was ancient Greek philosopher Plato’s reference to a lost city of Atlantis actually based on fact.  Steven P. Kershaw doesn’t think so, and he provides his reasoning why in his […]

Google Drops Out Of Pentagon Cloud Computing Competition

David Maxwell Comment:  “I wonder if this will come back to haunt Google.  But I doubt there will be any significant blowback. It is no longer possible for the government and the military (or the public in general) to cut ties from google products (as I send this from a gmail account using Google Chrome […]

How Social Media Will Drastically Change the Way Wars Are Fought. Unless It Doesn’t

How Social Media Will Drastically Change the Way Wars Are Fought. Unless It Doesn’t. – Modern War Institute mwi.usma.edu · by Steve Leonard · October 8, 2018 P.W. Singer and Emerson T. Brooking, LikeWar: The Weaponization of Social Media (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018) In the mid-90s, the think tank circuit was abuzz with the concept of “revolutions in military affairs.” […]

NASA’s Voyager 2 Probe Is Nearing Interstellar Space –v 11 Billion Miles From Earth — Still Boldly Going Where No Probe Has Gone Before

NASA’s Voyager 2 Probe Is Nearing Interstellar Space –v 11 Billion Miles From Earth — Still Boldly Going Where No Probe Has Gone Beforehttp://www.fortunascorner.com     While we remain deeply divided politically, one thing we can all rejoice in — is a breathtaking achievement in space exploration — the little probe that could.  “It was forty years […]