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Samsung software efforts to enlist South Korean soldiers

Samsung has looked towards the military to provide the firm's next generation of software engineers.

By Jan. 13, 2014


Do soldiers get too attached to battlefield robots?

A University of Washington researcher finds that soldiers develop emotional bonds with robots deployed in place of humans -- and that may affect their battlefield performance.

By Sep. 19, 2013


Israeli military to restrict soldiers' Facebook accounts

Concerned with enemies infiltrating soldier's social media accounts, the Israel Defense Forces puts the kibosh on social networking for classified and sensitive units.

By Jun. 5, 2013


Army admits restricting soldiers' access to NSA coverage

Netcom spokesperson tells the Monterey Herald that the Defense Department routinely takes preventative "network hygiene" measures to prevent unauthorized disclosure of classified information.

By Jun. 27, 2013


Taliban said to use Facebook to gather info on soldiers

The Australian Department of Defense says that the Taliban is creating fake Facebook profiles with photos of attractive women to lure in and acquire information from soldiers.

By Sep. 11, 2012


DARPA fortifies soldiers' smartphones against malware

The U.S. government awards a $21 million grant to a company tasked with shielding soldiers' Android-based smartphones and tablets from data leaks.

By Jun. 24, 2012


High-tech camouflage could protect soldiers from ballistic heat

The heat wave that follows bomb blasts exceeds 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit and can cook exposed skin. New face paint that actually deflects heat could offer protection for up to a minute.

By Aug. 22, 2012


WiFi cameras, super-soldiers, and remote-controlled kitties

This week on the Buzz Report, point-and-shoot cameras try a new angle, we hope neuroscience doesn't get out of hand, but if it does, we have Friskies cats to watch.

By Feb. 9, 2012


Soldiers' angry YouTube video changes baggage policy

Soldiers returning from Afghanistan are reportedly so appalled at having to pay $2,800 for extra baggage to Delta, they create a YouTube video. They receive online support and Delta changes its baggage policy.

By Jun. 8, 2011


Soldiers can double as broadband base stations

KnightHawk 3G is a "ruggedized, highly mobile tactical base station" that can acquire 3G signals in places with limited or no cellular connectivity.

By Apr. 22, 2011