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Wearables at war: How smart textiles are lightening the load for soldiers

From fabric keyboards to kit that powers up when the soldier mounts up, Intelligent Textiles is one of the companies on the front line of wearable technology.

By March 11, 2015

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ISIS spread its reach through Twitter with 46,000 accounts

The Brookings Institute finds that even while the social network deleted thousands of accounts associated with the terrorist group in 2014, new ones kept popping up.

By March 8, 2015

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Obama: Social media makes us see how messy the world is

Speaking at a Democratic Party fund-raiser, the president says social media lets us see the minute details of the world's hardships.

By August 30, 2014

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Oopsie! Taliban outs mailing list

It seems that someone in the Taliban is still not quite au fait with the concept of the BCC.

By November 16, 2012

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The Sun Also Rises is a game that shows a different side of war

Joining the growing ranks of indie games offering more thoughtful takes on war, The Sun Also Rises hopes to show the very human impact of the Global War on Terror.

By August 7, 2014

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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 September 11, 2012

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TrustyCon's RSA Conference rebels promise more to come

Government-sponsored malware, the legal implications of the US government's pro-spying defense, and a discussion of tools to fight for the future lit up the agenda at the first Trustworthy Technology Conference.

By February 27, 2014

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Hacking is NSA's 'growth area,' Times says in agency profile

Drawing on thousands of leaked documents, The New York Times and the UK's Guardian offer up lengthy looks at the beleaguered spy agency.

By November 2, 2013

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Now you're a sharpshooter: The smart rifle arrives

Hit a target at 1,000 yards? No problem. Tracking Point's computer-enabled rifles let novices shoot moving targets at extreme distances with near 100 percent accuracy. The new era of firearms is upon us.

By September 25, 2013

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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 June 5, 2013