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Pentagon releases UFO videos captured by US Navy pilots

28 Apr 2020

Pentagon releases UFO videos captured by US Navy pilots

In a major development, the Pentagon has declassified three videos showing unidentified flying objects or UFOs.

Linda Tripp, whose tapes exposed Bill Clinton's affair, dies

09 Apr 2020

Linda Tripp, whose tapes exposed Bill Clinton's affair, dies

Linda Tripp, who secretly recorded her conversations with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky that exposed ex-US President Bill Clinton's sex scandal leading to his impeachment, died on Wednesday at the age of 70.

China is selling AI-powered killer robots to the Middle East

08 Nov 2019

China is selling AI-powered killer robots to the Middle East

Despite several warnings from technology moguls, the age of dangerous killer robots, AI-powered machines that require little to no oversight to kill, is here.

'Mirzapur' and more: 5-shows you should watch on Amazon Prime

27 Nov 2018

'Mirzapur' and more: 5-shows you should watch on Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime is upping its game to deliver content at par with its chief competitor, Netflix.

Pentagon grounds global fleet of F-35 stealth aircraft after crash

12 Oct 2018

Pentagon grounds global fleet of F-35 stealth aircraft after crash

The Pentagon in the US yesterday grounded the global fleet of F-35 stealth fighter jets to conduct engine inspections, following its first-ever crash.

US-govt report: Major US weapons systems can be easily hacked

10 Oct 2018

US-govt report: Major US weapons systems can be easily hacked

In an era where the very nature of warfare is shifting towards the digital, cybersecurity of increasingly-automated and software-based weapons systems ought to be a priority.

Tension over Project Maven pull-out draws Sundar Pichai to Pentagon

06 Oct 2018

Tension over Project Maven pull-out draws Sundar Pichai to Pentagon

Last week, Google CEO Sundar Pichai discreetly met with a group of civilian and military leaders in the Pentagon in a bid to ease tensions over Google's withdrawal from Project Maven.

Samsung's 'unbreakable' OLED display could be a game changer

27 Jul 2018

Samsung's 'unbreakable' OLED display could be a game changer

Samsung has unveiled a new kind of OLED display that is not only flexible but is also claimed to be 'unbreakable'.

Dichotomy of being Google: Benevolent, Evil and everything in between

30 May 2018

Dichotomy of being Google: Benevolent, Evil and everything in between

If data is the new oil, Google is a mafia.

Theranos founder, her Indian-American boyfriend charged with $700m fraud

15 Mar 2018

Theranos founder, her Indian-American boyfriend charged with $700m fraud

US Federal regulators charged the blood-testing company Theranos, its Founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes, and her Indian-American boyfriend-turned-Theranos President Ramesh Sunny Balwani with $700m fraud.

Fitness app Strava "accidentally" reveals secret army locations across countries

30 Jan 2018

Fitness app Strava "accidentally" reveals secret army locations across countries

In a rather shocking incident, top secret military locations and exercise routes of army bases around the world have been revealed by fitness app Strava.

US govt. shutdown: How services will get affected

20 Jan 2018

US govt. shutdown: How services will get affected

Almost half of the two million civil federal government workers in the US have been placed on "furlough" and will be barred from doing their jobs from Monday owing to the US government shutdown.

Pentagon ran a secret multimillion dollar UFO programme

17 Dec 2017

Pentagon ran a secret multimillion dollar UFO programme

According to a New York Times report, the Pentagon has been running a secret multimillion dollar programme to investigate Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs).

Pentagon accidentally retweets a post calling for Trump's resignation

18 Nov 2017

Pentagon accidentally retweets a post calling for Trump's resignation

The US Department of Defense, AKA the Pentagon, is entrusted with the security of the US.

Reports: North Korean hackers steal US-South Korean war plans

11 Oct 2017

Reports: North Korean hackers steal US-South Korean war plans

A large trove of South Korean classified military documents may have been stolen by North Korean hackers, according to a South Korean ruling party lawmaker, Rhee Cheol-hee.

Hoverbikes - next leap for modern-day  transport

09 Apr 2017

Hoverbikes - next leap for modern-day transport

The 21st century may have hugely disappointed nerds with limited modes of transportation but there is salvation at hand.

Palantir relentlessly raising funds

26 Nov 2016

Palantir relentlessly raising funds

According to a new SEC filing, American software and services company, Palantir, has raised another $20 million.

US Army committed $6.5 trillion accounting fraud

21 Aug 2016

US Army committed $6.5 trillion accounting fraud

The Inspector General of the United States Department of Defense submitted a report in June 2016 stating that the US Army's financial statements for 2015 were "materially misstated".