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May 29, 2013 Comments Off on US Comission Proposes Allowing Private Companies to Engage in Self-Defense Retaliation Against Hackers Toro520

Excerpted from ZD Net: Throwing money at creating cyberpolice forces and technology to keep up with digital threats may not be the only tactics the U.S. will employ in the future. As a meeting between President Obama and the new president of China, Xi Jinping, draws near, former senior officials in the Obama Administration will recommend a ...

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May 28, 2013 Comments Off on Texas Legislature Passes Bill Banning Drone Surveillance Jake Hammer

Excerpted from INFOWARS Legislation pending in 31 other states The Texas legislature passed a bill this past weekend that would see a blanket ban on capturing moving or still images on private property with an unmanned drone. The legislation, House Bill 912, authored by Rep. Lance Gooden, R-Terrell, will make it a Class C misdemeanor for anyone to ...

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May 18, 2013 Comments Off on GOOGLE Whistleblower Reveals Massive Tax Avoidance Scheme, Ready To Hand Over Company Emails To Government Jake Hammer

Excerpted from THE SUNDAY TIMES A FORMER Google executive has blown the whistle on a massive and “immoral” tax avoidance scheme that has “cheated” British taxpayers out of hundreds of millions of pounds over the past decade. Barney Jones, 34, who worked for the internet search giant between 2002 and 2006, has lifted the lid on ...

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May 14, 2013 Comments Off on WATCH – Amazing GoPro Footage Captures New WTC Spire Being Raised From A Very Unique Perspective Jake Hammer

Excerpted from GIZMODO On Friday the final piece of One World Trade Center was installed making it the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere at 1,776 feet and the third tallest building in the world. So this is what vertigo feels like? The footage was captured with a GoPro camera by the Port Authority of New York ...

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May 9, 2013 Comments Off on Pentagon Scrubs 3D Gun Plans From Internet, Says Designer Jake Hammer

Excerpted from FOX NEWS The world's first 3D-printed handgun, The Liberator, has had its liberty taken away by the government. Plans for the working handgun were posted online Monday by Cody Wilson, founder of Defense Distributed, potentially allowing anyone with access to a 3D printer to make a firearm from plastic. The plans, which had been in ...

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May 6, 2013 Comments Off on WATCH – Wiki Weapons Fires First 100% 3D-Printed Handgun Jake Hammer

Excerpted from THE BLAZE Defense Distributed’s Wiki-Weapons project fired the “Liberator,” its .380 handgun that was created completely with a 3D printer. The 15 of the 16 parts created using the technology took just 24 hours to print. The blueprint for the Liberator has ...

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May 6, 2013 Comments Off on New Jihadi Magazine Appeals For Help To Manipulate Drones Jake Hammer

Excerpted from REUTERS - A new jihadi magazine set up by militants in Afghanistan and Pakistan has appealed to Muslims around the world to come up with technology to hack into or manipulate drones, describing this as one of their most important priorities. The first issue of the English-language online magazine, called "Azan", was published on May ...

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May 2, 2013 Comments Off on Megyn Kelly’s Fascinating Demo Of Google Glass Goes Awry When She Searches German Word For ‘Hot Dog’ Jake Hammer

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May 2, 2013 Comments Off on Tiny Device Will Detect Domestic Drones Jake Hammer

Excerpted from US NEWS Worried about drones spying on you? Soon, a device might be able to send you text and email alerts that let you know when a drone is nearby.A Washington, D.C.-based engineer is working on the "Drone Shield," a small, Wi-Fi-connected device that uses a microphone to detect a drone's "acoustic signatures" (sound ...

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May 1, 2013 Comments Off on Legal Group Launches Domestic Drone Information Center Jake Hammer

Excerpted from THE DAILY CALLER On Tuesday, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) announced the launch of its Domestic Drone Information Center to act as a hub for its effort to aggregate public data on unmanned aircraft systems. The impending deadline of the Federal Aviation Administration’s integration of domestic unmanned aircraft systems — more popularly ...

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Apr 23, 2013 Comments Off on Ron Paul Fans Furious Over Rand Paul’s Drone Stance Jake Hammer

Excerpted from FP Ron Paul's vibrant fan base is in open rebellion today over Rand Paul's reversal on domestic drone strikes. The Kentucky senator, whose famous 13-hour Senate floor filibuster did much to strengthen his ties with his father's hardcore following, told Fox Business Network on Tuesday he's OK with drone strikes on American citizens ...

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Apr 23, 2013 Comments Off on Chuck Schumer on Border Security: ‘We Certainly Need More Drones’ Jake Hammer

Excerpted from CNS NEWS – Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said at a Senate Judiciary hearing on the Immigration Modernization Act, a bill he helped author, that visiting the U.S. southern border was a “revelation” and more drones were needed to secure it. “Look, I went to the border,” Schumer said on Tuesday. “It was a revelation to ...

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Apr 18, 2013 Comments Off on Florida Passes Anti-Drone Bill Jake Hammer

Excerpted from AP TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Legislature has passed a bill limiting law enforcement agencies' use of the remotely controlled aircraft known as drones. The House unanimously approved the Senate's bill (SB 92) 117-0 on Wednesday with no debate. It now goes to Gov. Rick Scott. The governor has previously said he would sign it ...

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Apr 14, 2013 Comments Off on GOOGLE CHIEF: Armed Mini-Drones Will Be In The Hands Of Terrorists, Neighbors Spying On Each Other Jake Hammer

Excerpted from DAILY MAIL The head of Google has warned drone technology proves a serious danger to global security and privacy unless an international treaty is put into place controlling the technology fast. Eric Schmidt today said that the technology for armed unmanned planes will soon pass into the hands of terrorists posing huge security concerns across ...

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Apr 11, 2013 Comments Off on Pentagon To Build Robots With ‘Real’ Brains Jake Hammer

Excerpted from NATIONAL DEFENSE The next frontier for the robotics industry is to build machines that think like humans. Scientists have pursued that elusive goal for decades, and they believe they are now just inches away from the finish line. A Pentagon-funded team of researchers has constructed a tiny machine that would allow robots to act ...

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Apr 11, 2013 Comments Off on Ex-Pakistani President, Admits Secret Deal With Obama Administration On Drone Strikes Jake Hammer

Excerpted from CNN - Ex-Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf acknowledged his government secretly signed off on U.S. drone strikes, the first time a top past or present Pakistani official has admitted publicly to such a deal. Pakistani leaders long have openly challenged the drone program and insisted they had no part in it. Musharraf's admission, though, suggests he ...

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Apr 11, 2013 Comments Off on Hacker Uses Android To Remotely Attack And Hijack Airplane Jake Hammer

Excerpted from COMPUTER WORLD The Hack in the Box (#HITB2013AMS) security conference in Amsterdam has a very interesting lineup of talks [pdf]. One that jumped out was the Aircraft Hacking: Practical Aero Series presented by Hugo Teso, a security consultant at n.runs in Germany. According to the abstract, “This presentation will be a practical demonstration on ...

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Apr 9, 2013 Comments Off on Leaked Government Report Reveals DHS Testing Drones That Can Detect Guns Jake Hammer

Excerpted from INFOWARS The Department of Homeland Security is testing a number of different drones at a scientific research facility in Oklahoma that have sensors capable of detecting whether a person is armed, stoking concerns that the federal agency is planning on using UAVs to harass gun owners. Researchers with Oklahoma State University are masterminding the drones ...

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Apr 8, 2013 Comments Off on Strip Clubs Ban Google Glasses Jake Hammer

Excerpted from BETA BEAT When preparing for your Las Vegas strip club romp, make sure to bring those bandz, but leave the Google Glass at home. NBC News reports that clubs are now prohibiting patrons from wearing the face computers inside, because the tiny cameras allow for covert creepshotting–a strip club no-no. Peter Feinstein, the managing partner ...

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Apr 8, 2013 Comments Off on WATCH: Navy Unveils Drone-Killing Laser Jake Hammer

Excerpted from US NEWS NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.--The Navy's top officer unveiled new technology Monday that allows ships to shoot down drones or other vehicles for about the cost of a pack of gum. The USS Dewey tested an onboard laser weapons system in July 2012, in which it successfully shot down a test drone. Navy Adm. Jonathan ...

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Apr 6, 2013 Comments Off on WATCH: Google Glass Tutorial Video Released Jake Hammer

Excerpted from CNET NEWS Google developer advocate Timothy Jordan envisions Google Glass, pardon the pun, as a way for people to distance themselves from technology. This seems a bit oxymoronic, however, considering it's a device people would wear on their face. Jordan expounds on this idea and explains more about Google's wearable augmented reality project in a ...

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Apr 1, 2013 Comments Off on Ex-US Ambassador To Pakistan Warns On Obama’s Love Affair With Drone Strikes Jake Hammer

Excerpted from THE HILL: Drone strikes in Pakistan have grown “exponentially” under President Obama and risk losing their value if overused, former U.S. ambassador Ryan Crocker warned Monday. The United States has launched 336 such strikes over the past decade, according to The Long War Journal — all but 10 of them under President Obama. The strikes ...

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Apr 1, 2013 Comments Off on Incredible 3D Scans Allow Parents To See Baby Smiling And Moving In Stunning New State Of The Art Technology Jake Hammer

Excerpted from DAILY MAIL: A blurry blob on a hospital screen is the first view most expectant parents get of their child. But new state-of-the-art imaging software is now able to map a foetus in incredible detail. The software takes a conventional 3D ultrasound scan and adds colour, skin texture, lighting and shadows. It has been developed by Dr ...

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Mar 30, 2013 Comments Off on Facebook’s Zuckerberg Faces $1 Billion Tax Bill Jake Hammer

Excerpted from CNN MONEY: Facebook's stock market debut left founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg with a paper fortune currently valued at $13 billion -- and a 2012 tax bill of around $1.1 billion. Zuckerberg's whopping tax hit stems from his move last May to increase his stake in Facebook. On the day of Facebook's initial public offering, ...

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Mar 29, 2013 Comments Off on Device Will Turn IPhone Into ‘Mobile Ground Station’ For Drones Jake Hammer

Excerpted from US NEWS: The radio will allow drone operators to control their aircraft from up to a mile away A San Francisco-based startup company is hoping to sell an iPhone accessory that'll turn the smartphone (or an iPad) into a "mobile drone ground station" that can control drones from up to a mile away. The "Fighting Walrus ...

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