Emotional attachment to robots could affect outcome on battlefield
(Phys.org) —Too busy to vacuum your living room? Let Roomba the robot do it. Don't want to risk a soldier's life to disable an explosive? Let a robot do it.
Studies: Cyberspying targeted SKorea, US military
The hackers who knocked out tens of thousands of South Korean computers simultaneously this year are out to do far more than erase hard drives, cybersecurity firms say: They also are trying to steal South ...
Protecting US troops against sand flies
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are helping deployed American troops protect themselves against sand flies, which are major pests in Afghanistan, Africa and the Middle East.
#WhyImNotVotingFor... Obama, Romney fans wage tweet war
As Barack Obama and Mitt Romney made a final dash Sunday for the coveted US presidency less than 48 hours ahead of election day, their supporters took to Twitter to wage a strident online war of words.
Pentagon to end exclusive deal with RIM's Blackberry
The Pentagon will no longer retain an exclusive contract with Blackberry maker Research in Motion and has invited companies such as Apple to offer smart phones to its vast work force.
White House says it thwarted cyberattack (Update 3)
(AP)—The White House is acknowledging an attempt to infiltrate its computer system, but says it thwarted the effort and that no classified networks were threatened.
Q&A: Stanford terrorism expert Martha Crenshaw on Olympic security
Security concerns at the Olympics have dominated headlines over the past month after private contractor G4S failed to recruit the number of guards it had promised. The British government responded by deploying ...
Military marriages stay strong despite challenges: study
Los Angeles, CA (May 10, 2012) Despite the fact that military service means working long hours with unpredictable schedules, frequent relocations, and separations from loved ones due to deployment, a new study published in ...
Color is key in controlling flies, researchers find
(PhysOrg.com) -- As a carrier of as many as 100 types of germs, the common house fly is hardly as innocuous as its name might suggest.
Camera-less iPhone 4, iPhone 4S on sale in Singapore
The camera is normally a big selling point, but in Singapore Apple's iPhone 4 and 4S are now available without the function -- to cater to military personnel banned from taking image-capturing devices into ...
New cyber attack on Japan parliament
Japan's parliament has come under cyber attack again, apparently from the same emails linked to a China-based server that have already hit several lawmakers' computers, an official said Wednesday.
New holographic radar system can track high speed shells
China hit by 500,000 cyberattacks in 2010
China said Tuesday it was hit by nearly 500,000 cyberattacks last year, about half of which originated from foreign countries including the United States and India.
Gov't says no official email hacked; FBI on case
(AP) -- The FBI is investigating allegations that computer hackers in China broke into Google's email system, but no official government email accounts have been compromised, the Obama administration said ...