US general warns of out-of-control killer robots

July 19, 2017

( CNN) America’s second-highest ranking military officer, Gen. Paul Selva, preached Tuesday for “keeping the ethical rules of conflict in place lest we loose on humanity a place of robots that we don’t know how to control.” Peters said the restriction was “due to expire eventually this year.”

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Sneak peek at US Navy’s new $13B aircraft carrier

July 19, 2017

Norfolk, Virginia( CNN) Perched 50 feet above the USS Gerald Ford’s big landing deck, Petty Officer 1st Class Jose Triana has a clear belief of the compas from his padded captain’s chair in the pilot mansion of the world’s most advanced attack aircraft carrier. The one-of-a-kind control system is just one of countless state-of-the-art improves aboard the $13 billion USS Gerald Ford that will be commissioned into active obligation on…

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Priebus: Trump ‘absolutely did not believe’ Putin

July 10, 2017

Washington (CNN)White House chief of staff Reince Priebus pushed back Sunday against the Russian account of the meeting President Donald Trump had with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Germany. “The President absolutely did not believe the denial of President Putin,” Priebus said. “What the President did is he immediately came into the meeting, talked about Russian meddling in the US election, went after…

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How Americas Aircraft Carriers Could Become Obsolete

July 3, 2017

President Donald Trump has been consistent in his argument that the U.S. Navy has shrunk to a woefully inadequate size. The Republican has repeatedly said he wants the service to expand, including a fleet of a dozen aircraft carriers. That plan isn’t in the Pentagon’s current budget, but on July 22 the Navy will formally commission precautionary signal to North Korean aggression. The is the first of four planned -class carriers,…

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An airport in Houston is using facial recognition technology on U.S. citizens

July 2, 2017

Image: michael Reynolds/Epa/REX/Shutterstock Customs and Border Protection (CBP) evidently doesn’t need Congress to begin using facial recognition of United States citizens. Officials at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston and Logan International Airport in Boston earlier this week began to scan faces of U.S. citizens and other passengers on specific flights. Congress has nine times passed legislation authorizing the use of biometric technology on non-U.S. citizens as a way of…

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This guy created a live feed of Trump’s tweets on his living room wall

June 25, 2017

It updates every five minutes.Image: Peder dinkelspiel/visionect Think you’ve had enough of @realDonaldTrump? Try stepping into your living room and having a live feed of the president’s hotly debated tweets on your wall. No need to turn on the news, no need to open your Twitter app or any other form of social media. All you have to do is look at your wall. SEE ALSO: Trump Twitter bot reminds…

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Could Trump’s vague plan to expand rural broadband actually work? It’s hard to tell

June 25, 2017

A sign in support of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump hangs on a farming tractor near a polling station in Cave Creek, Arizona. (Photo by )Image: Ralph Freso/Getty Images If you live in the country, there’s a good chance you don’t have broadband-speed internet. Only one in ten Americans lack access to a connection that meets the government’s new standard for the designation, but more than two thirds of them…

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Warmbier death raises pressure on White House

June 20, 2017

Washington( CNN) Otto Warmbier’s death as a result of his therapy in North Korea could increase calls for the US to take a tougher string on China, as the two nations prepare to meet in Washington on Wednesday. It’s an approaching that resembles the Obama administration strategy and, eyewitness remark, has shown no greater success in hindering Pyongyang’s steady parade towards developing nuclear weapons and the issue of missiles capability…

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More must be done about extremist content online, says Google

June 19, 2017

Firm announces four measures to tackle problem, including better detection and greater counter-radicalisation efforts Google has introduced four new measures to tackle the spread of terrorist material online, saying the threat poses a serious challenge and that more immediate action needs to be taken. It has pledged better detection of extremist content and faster review, more experts, tougher standards and an expansion of counter-radicalisation work. Kent Walker, a senior vice-president…

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How do Navy ships operate?

June 19, 2017

(CNN)Whether it’s an aircraft carrier or any other warship, a United States Navy vessel never sleeps on the open sea thanks to a complex orchestra of people and systems tracking its course. How much attention they pay to each signal depends on the situation, said CNN national security analyst John Kirby, a retired rear admiral in the US Navy. Vessels approaching shore or heavy traffic use more feedback to adjust…

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