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U.S. Air Force designates six cybertools as weapons

New designations should allow the programs to better compete for increasingly scarce Pentagon funding, an official says.

By April 8, 2013

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U.S. Stratcom isn't your father's Strategic Air Command

With jurisdiction from the bottom of the ocean to deep space, U.S. Strategic Command has its hands full in a very complex world. CNET Road Trip 2013 visited to better understand the mission.

By August 1, 2013

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How the U.S. forces Net firms to cooperate on surveillance

Officially, Uncle Sam says it doesn't interfere. But behind the scenes, the feds have been trying to browbeat Internet firms into helping with surveillance demands.

By July 12, 2013

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U.S. Air Force to spend $9M on iPads for flight manual reboot

Under a new, multimillion dollar contract, the U.S. Air Force plans to replace a chunk of its printed in-flight materials with iPads.

By March 2, 2012

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NSA 'secret backdoor' paved way to U.S. phone, e-mail snooping

Revelations in new document leaked by Edward Snowden appear to be at odds with privacy assurances from President Obama and other officials.

By August 9, 2013

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NSA Senate oversight bill may handcuff U.S. companies

Proposal that supposedly increases oversight of the National Security Agency instead could hinder companies trying to challenge warrantless demands for their confidential customer data.

By July 9, 2013

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Man with kidney disease first in U.S. to get bioengineered vein

In a first-of-its kind procedure, surgeons implant the blood vessel into the arm of a 62-year-old Virginia man with renal failure.

By June 6, 2013

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Air Force's U-2 aircraft get new lease on life

The draft of the federal budget for 2013 pulls back the throttle on the rival Global Hawk program. An Air Force general says the U-2, a design that dates to the 1950s, is "the stronger system."

By February 22, 2012

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Comeback kid? LG eyes break in U.S. with Optimus G Pro

The Korean company boasts significant improvement in smartphone sales globally, but still struggles in the U.S. LG hopes to light a spark with AT&T's launch of the Optimus G Pro.

By May 2, 2013

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Samsung Galaxy S4 landing on six U.S. carriers

Samsung confirms the Galaxy S4 smartphone will arrive on six American cellular providers starting in April.

By March 14, 2013