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iRobot's military bots answer to one tap on a tablet

A new app makes it easy to control iRobot's defense and security robots. Also, AT&T pays for mobile "cramming," and Snapchat will soon feature advertisements.

By 10 October 2014

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iRobot's military bots answer to one tap on a tablet

A new app makes it easy to control iRobot's defense and security robots. Also, AT&T pays for mobile "cramming," and Snapchat will soon feature advertisements.

By 10 October 2014

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IBM's Watson helps military members go back to civilian life

Big Blue's 'Jeopardy'-winning computer now comes in the form of an app that uses its technical know-how to assist military personnel in transitioning to life back home.

By 24 July 2014

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In Korea, is being addicted to video games cause for a military exemption?

An early policy amendment has suggested that video game addicts may be exempt from mandatory military service but so far, no one has qualified for the exemption.

By 17 July 2014

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Y2K glitch orders 14K deceased men to join the military draft

Is the US recruiting a zombie army? No, it just appears an Y2K bug temporarily resurfaced.

By 11 July 2014

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Military "crash test dummy" takes hard knocks to develop protective gear

The UK's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory has developed a life-sized robot to test chemical protective suits for the military.

By 8 April 2014

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FCC plans for smartphones to share military wireless frequency

The government agency looks to open up the airwaves by allowing for civilians to hop on spectrum currently reserved for the Defense Department.

By 25 March 2014

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Google turns down military money for robot competition

The bipedal Schaft robot, the top scorer in a DARPA competition last year for disaster-response scenarios, will compete in the finals, but now with funding just from Google.

By 24 March 2014

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Military starts testing smart rifles for battlefield use

The US Army buys a handful of computer systems that can turn lesser-trained soldiers into premier snipers.

By 11 February 2014

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2014's military tech: lasers, drones, and more (pictures)

The Pentagon will be busy on all fronts with newfangled technology, from directed-energy weapons to autonomous aircraft and from 3D printing to cyberdefense.

12 Images By 27 December 2013