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The zombie apocalypse: How the Pentagon is ready

Documents show how our forces are prepared to deal with outer space zombies, engineered zombies and many other forms. These preparations are for training purposes only. Well, officially.

By May 15, 2014

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Correction: BlackBerry stock jumps on reports of Pentagon order

An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported that BlackBerry had landed a new contract with the Pentagon. The 80,000 phones mentioned in the US Department of Defense's press release referred to already existing devices.

Read the updated story here.

By January 23, 2014

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Pentagon says it didn't buy 80,000 new BlackBerry phones

Not so fast, BlackBerry investors -- the government now says it did not make any new purchases from the struggling smartphone maker.

By January 23, 2014

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BlackBerry may have some life left with Pentagon order

The Canadian company nabs a contract for 80,000 phones, Apple and Samsung keep battling, and Facebook may become an infectious disease.

By January 22, 2014

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BlackBerry stock soars on word of Pentagon order

Reports that the Department of Defense chose the device maker's phones caused the company's stock to soar. Meanwhile, it moves forward in selling the majority of its Canadian real estate holdings.

By January 21, 2014

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BlackBerry 10 wins Pentagon's security approval

The device maker beats out Apple and Samsung to be the first company to get its latest operating system authorized by the U.S. Department of Defense for agency use.

By May 2, 2013

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Google robot wins Pentagon rescue challenge

A robot made by a Japanese start-up that Google has bought has won a rescue competition organised by Darpa in the US.

By December 28, 2013

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Google loses Pentagon fuel subsidy on private jets

A deal letting Google's Sergey Brin and Larry Page buy discounted jet fuel from the Pentagon ends, according to a new report.

By September 13, 2013

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Defense Department to let Apple devices onto Pentagon network

The department expects to clear the devices for use on its network early next week, according to a report.

By May 10, 2013

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Samsung Galaxy S4 earns Pentagon security nod

The Pentagon gives official approval to any Samsung device protected by the Knox security software, which for now includes just the Galaxy S4.

By May 3, 2013