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After cracking the US military, HackerOne gets $40 million in funding

The bug bounty startup’s growth continues after DoD contracts<p>HackerOne was very busy last year finding vulnerabilities in some of the most sensitive software used by the United States military. The Department of Defense selected HackerOne to run the US federal government’s first bug bounty …

BREAKING: China Sends Aircraft Carrier to Pacific That Could Soon Be in "Offshore Areas of the US"

After more than a year of provocation and saber rattling, the very real threat of an armed conflict with China is coming to fruition. While Americans …

What Would Donald Trump's 350-Ship Navy Look Like?

More of the same. But is that a good thing?<p>President-elect Donald Trump campaigned on the promise of a 350-ship U.S. Navy. While some of Trump's campaign promises are unlikely to come to fruition, there's widespread support for increasing the ship size of the Navy. But what would a bigger Navy look …

A Computer for Everything: One Year of iPad Pro

After years spent adapting what I learned from the Mac to bring it to iOS, what I found on the other side was a more focused, efficient way of working and communicating with people. The iPad Pro accelerated my move to an iOS-only setup; today, I genuinely don't know how to perform certain tasks on …

Apps

7 Open Source Chrome Alternative Web Browsers For Linux

<i>Brief: Google Chrome might rule the world of browsers but you don’t need to keep on using it. Here are some free and open source web browsers for</i> …

AirPods unboxed: Apple's other new wearable of the future

Apple's new AirPods wireless headphones are just hitting the market--albeit nearly two months later than intended--delivering sleek, minimalist style …

Headphones

The United States is helping train Iraqi militias historically tied to Iran

In a significant break with past policy, U.S.-led forces in Iraq have started arming and training hundreds of fighters belonging to Shiite militias historically known for having ties to Iran.<p>The sectarian militias are being trained for the operation to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul. While Mosul's …

Middle East

Challenges for Russia's Naval Modernization

<i>[By Steve Micallef]</i><p>Much has been said about Chinese naval modernization in recent years. However, China is not the only country that is currently …

Here’s the Public Evidence Russia Hacked the DNC — It’s Not Enough

We should also bear in mind that private security firm CrowdStrike’s frequently cited findings of Russian responsibility were essentially paid for by …

Elite U.S. Special Operators Build Center for Perpetual War on Terror

The Joint Special Operations Command opened task force to bring together everyone from the CIA to the UK at an undisclosed location in the …

Tech Gift Guide: The Best Gadgets and Toys for Kids

Finding the perfect gift for kids can be difficult, mostly because there are so many awesome toys and gadgets to choose from. Drones, building kits and robots have joined the mix of dolls and trucks, with the added benefit of teaching kids about programming and coding while they play.<p>We rounded up …

People Are Getting New iPhone 6s Batteries From Apple

If your 6s is randomly dying, read on.<p>Apple made a mistake in manufacturing the iPhone 6s, and now it’s set up a battery replacement program to help …