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Pentagon Opens All Frontline Combat Jobs to Women

Women will be allowed to serve as fully-fledged members of front-line U.S. military combat units, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced …

Military
Middle East

Video Shows U.S. Launching First Airstrikes On ISIS Oil Trucks

The attack marked the first time American warplanes have carried out strikes on fuel trucks used by the terror group.<p>Coalition forces on Wednesday released video of U.S. airstrikes that destroyed 116 ISIS fuel tanker trucks on the Iraq-Syria border. The attack marked the first time American …

Canada
Obama Administration

Transcript: Read Hillary Clinton's Speech on Fighting ISIS

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called on Congress to authorize a new military action against ISIS in a speech at the Council on …

Middle East

Signs Pentagon moving to loosen 'rules' of ISIS war

The Defense Department may be moving to loosen the rules of engagement in the war against the Islamic State, following criticism that the military’s strict policies are undermining the 14-month air campaign over Iraq and Syria.<p>Defense Secretary Ash Carter opened the door to the changes in an …

Republicans

5 ways Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 processor will empower your next phone

Qualcomm is the unsung ruler of the mobile industry. Its processors power the vast majority of Android devices, including smartphone, tablets, and smartwatches. Now the San Diego company is back with the Snapdragon 820, the powerful processor that'll come to an Android phone near you in 2016. …

Starbucks is Giving Military Spouses and Children Free College Tuition

Starbucks isn’t just giving away free coffee for Veterans Day—it’s giving away free college tuition too.<p>The coffee chain announced on Monday that its …

College & University

Your DNA Could Soon Be Used In Your Work's Wellness Program

Corporate wellness programs are encouraging workers to get active through gym memberships and wearables. Now genetic testing is entering the mix.<p>Nancy Gallo has always known she ought to exercise more and watch her diet to keep her weight down — but following through was a struggle. Then, in 2013, …

Harvard Is Offering Its Entire Collection Of U.S. Case Law To The Internet

In partnership with a legal research startup, Harvard University is digitizing 200 years' worth of U.S. court decisions and putting them in a searchable database.<p>If you aren’t a lawyer, you may be surprised to learn that much of the country’s legal rulings aren’t freely accessible to the public, …

'Tinder for fighting' was obviously fake but credulous journalists make for confused readers

Yesterday, it seems like virtually every tech outlet – and a few mainstream news titles too – wrote about a fighting app called Rumblr. A Tinder for fighting, if you will.<p>Of course, it was all bollocks – a fictional app made up for a fictional market to promote a very real business consulting …

uBeam Declassifies Secrets To Try To Prove Wireless Power Is Possible

It must violate the laws of physics. It must be dangerous. It must be impossible. This is what critics have concluded despite not actually knowing the details behind uBeam’s wireless power technology. So rather than let the rumors swirl, today uBeam revealed a bunch of details about how far, how …

Engineering