Category technology & innovation

Newly Released Report: “Breaking The China Supply Chain: How The ‘Five Eyes’ Can Decouple From Strategic Dependency”

Newly Released Report: “Breaking The China Supply Chain: How The ‘Five Eyes’ Can Decouple From Strategic Dependency” http://www.fortunascorner.com      Breaking-the-China-Chain I have not had a chance to read the newly released report as yet from the Henry Jackson Society; but, wanted to go ahead an send a link/attachment tp the report. I hope to […]

Frontrunners Start To Emerge In The Race For A COVID-19 Vaccine

Frontrunners Start To Emerge In The Race For A COVID-19 Vaccine   http://www.fortunascorner.com      The title above is from a May 15, 2020 article in this weekend’s Barron’s by Josh Nathan-Kazis. I refer you to Barron’s for Mr. Kazis’s full article. The race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine is as hot as the final […]

SOCOM All-In On Artificial Intelligence

SOCOM All-in on Artificial Intelligence nationaldefensemagazine.org · by Jon Harper SPECIAL OPERATIONS 5/12/2020 By Image: iStock Special Operations Command is gung-ho about leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities across its portfolio as it faces off against peer competitors and violent extremist organizations, according to top officials. SOCOM Commander Army Gen. Richard Clarke noted that a number […]

One Idea For Speeding A Coronavirus Vaccine: Deliberately Infecting People

One Idea for Speeding a Coronavirus Vaccine: Deliberately Infecting People Debate is rising among scientists about whether a so-called human challenge trial is worth the risk https://www.wsj.com/articles/one-idea-for-speeding-a-coronavirus-vaccine-deliberately-infecting-people-11589221164   A big part of preparing for a human challenge trial is developing a strain of the virus that is safe but will infect most participants. Here is […]

U.S. To Accuse China Of Trying To Hack Vaccine Data, As Virus Redirects Cyberattacks

Cyberattacks Iran and other nations are also looking to steal data and exploit the pandemic with attacks on infrastructure, officials say. Chad Wolf, center, the acting secretary of Homeland Security, with President Trump and members of the coronavirus task force in March. The department is preparing to issue a warning about Chinese cyberattacks.Credit…Erin Schaff/The New […]

What If The Pentagon Skipped 5G?

What If the Pentagon Skipped 5G? defenseone.com · by Read bio By Mackenzie Eaglen Resident fellow, American Enterprise Institute Read bio 7:00 AM ET The answer to the headaches and security risks of next-generation mobile communications just might be a technological leap past them. It’s round one of a WWE-equivalent policy fight, and the Federal Communications Commission has beat the […]

Grenade Drone Promises An End To Cover (Infantry), Forever

“Infantry portable loitering munitions.”   Excerpt: Innovation and iteration on all scales of remotely piloted bombs exists today, with a special and new predominance in infantry-portable loitering munitions. Designed to be carried on the backs of soldiers or marines and operated by just one or two people, these weapons lean on drone controls and sensors to let […]

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt Reportedly Once Told The US Army’s Top Special Forces General ‘You Absolutely Suck’ At Artificial Intelligence

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt reportedly once told the US Army’s top special forces general ‘you absolutely suck’ at artificial intelligence Business Insider · by Tyler Sonnemaker Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt told the US special forces’ top general “you absolutely suck at machine learning,” The New York Times reported Saturday. The comments came in 2016 during Schmidt’s push […]

Biotech Could Be Big Winner After The Crisis; 7 Biotech Stocks For A Post Pandemic World

Biotech Could Be Big Winner After The Crisis; 7 Biotech Stocks For A Post Pandemic World   https://fortunascorner.com      For Ms. Rublin’s full article and more granularity on the stocks hitghlighted, I refer you to this weekend’s Barron’s. The title above comes from Lauren Rublin’s weekend article/April 6, 2020 in Barron’s. Ms. Rublin writes that ” […]

Zoom Grapples With Security Flaws That Sour Users On App

Zoom Grapples With Security Flaws That Sour Users on App Bloomberg · by Alyza Sebenius · April 2, 2020 Photographer: Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Photographer: Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images During the coronavirus pandemic, it seems as if everyone is connecting with Zoom’s videoconferencing app — including, on occasion, unwanted visitors. Online trolls have been […]