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Fewer Soldiers, More Robots: Pentagon Budgets For The Future

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has proposed the smallest United States military since 1940. It's also the most technologically advanced.<p>The last time the U.S. Army was smaller than 450,000 troops, it was 1940 and the United States had yet to join World War II. Announced yesterday, Secretary of …

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Apple issues fix for glaring security flaw on Mac computers

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc has issued fixes for a security flaw in its Macintosh computers that allows hackers to intercept data such as email, patching a major and embarrassing glitch that came to light several days ago.<p>The Apple logo hangs inside the glass entrance to the Apple Store on …

360 million newly stolen credentials on black market - cybersecurity firm

BOSTON (Reuters) - A cybersecurity firm said on Tuesday that it uncovered stolen credentials from some 360 million accounts that are available for sale on cyber black markets, though it is unsure where they came from or what they can be used to access.<p>The discovery could represent more of a risk to …

India to block U.S. trade probes, ready for fight at WTO

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has decided to block investigations by the United States into its trade policies and patent laws and prepare for a battle at the World Trade Organization (WTO), a move that could escalate already-strained tension between the two countries.<p>New Delhi is furious about a …

Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox goes dark in blow to virtual currency

TOKYO/ST LOUIS (Reuters) - Mt. Gox, once the world’s biggest bitcoin exchange, abruptly stopped trading on Tuesday and its chief executive said the business was at “a turning point,” sparking concerns about the future of the unregulated virtual currency.<p>Several other digital currency exchanges and …

Samsung NX mini mirrorless camera leaks with ultra-thin build - Pocket-lint

Samsung is planning to add a mini version of the Samsung NX to its mirrorless camera line, if a leak from NXrumors is to be believed.<p>The site claims …

Google’s new Nest, and NinjaBlocks adds gestures to smart hubs

The dust hadn’t even cleared from CES when Google decided to demolish the smart home status quo by announcing a $3.2 billion purchase for Nest, the …

Here’s What The Upcoming Xbox One Dashboard Update Looks Like

Slowly but surely, Microsoft is making up for shipping the unfinished console that is the Xbox One.<p>In February, the company shipped an update that brought many an earth-shattering feature, from “Telling how much space you have left on the hard drive” to “An icon that tells you if your controller is …

Rolls-Royce’s Drone Shipbots Will Rule Tomorrow’s Oceans, Shipping Containers

If you’re rooting for the drone team, then chalk up another win: Rolls-Royce is working on unmanned cargo ships that would roam the Earth’s oceans packed with crates of goods, controlled by captains safe on shore using virtual reality facilities to pilot their fleets. In other words, tomorrow’s …

Seene: Mobile app that creates 3D images

The company behind a mobile app that is able to create 3D images, without using a specialised camera, has been named the UK's most innovative company on display at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.<p>BBC Technology Correspondent Mark Gregory was given a demo of the app, called Seene.

Crackle's free video streaming service finally lands for PS Vita - Pocket-lint

Sony Pictures-backed Crackle is now available on the Sony PlayStation Vita system.<p>Engadget has reported that PS Vita users can now stream Crackle's …

Are most new technology products just fashion items?

<b>A recent encounter I had with Google Glass was not, I must say, very convincing.</b><p>You will no doubt have heard about Glass, the computer in a pair of spectacles. It's an attempt to focus on the next wave of computing: the wearable, immersive stuff they were getting all excited about at the vast …

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Biting into Apple

PROGRAMMERS often engage in debates over pernickety details. One such is whether a conditional statement, "if this is true then…", should always have …