Monday, April 24, 2017

Experts claim that US missile defense system may not work, following North Korea threat

Top generals have been insisting for years that if North Korea launched a missile at the United States, the U.S military would be able to shoot it down. ______ But that is a highly questionable assertion, according to independent scientists and government investigators. In making it, the...

Exclusive: New Russia military base on Arctic

Visitors to the Russian defence ministry website can now take a "virtual tour" of a new military base in a remote region of the Arctic. ______ Such media openness contrasts markedly with Russia's traditional military secrecy. However, the tour does not show any new military hardware. The...

MOL Triumph — From ‘mother of all bombs’ to ‘the mother of all ships’

Built in South Korea – which today stands at the centre of international tension over the nuclear intentions of its northern neighbour – you could call it “the mother of all ships’’. ______ The world’s largest vessel of any kind currently plying its trade on the...

Monaco to present world’s first flying car  — finally bringing fiction to reality

https://youtu.be/S-68YhRvJqs Movies have shown us the Flubber Mobile and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and AeroMobil is finally bringing fiction to reality. The Slovakian company is scheduled to launch a flying car at the Monaco Supercar Show on April 20. The vehicle, under development since 1990, converts from...

NSA monitoring money transfers among global banks, documents

Hackers released documents and files on Friday that cybersecurity experts said indicated the US National Security Agency had accessed the SWIFT interbank messaging system, allowing it to monitor money flows among some Middle Eastern and Latin American banks. The release included computer code that could...

Facebook removes 30,000 accounts in France for spreading fake news ahead of presidential election

Facebook has cracked down on 30,000 fake accounts in France ahead of the country's pivotal presidential election. Facebook said the accounts were spreading fake news stories, spam, misinformation or other deceptive content. ______ "Our priority, of course, is to remove the accounts with the largest footprint,...

How to manage robots and people working together

Humans almost inevitably will treat the machines as living things. So companies need to prepare for all sorts of social issues that might crop up. Move over and make room for your new colleague: a robot. Robots are starting to move out of their isolated assembly...

Amancio Ortega donate $350 million to help 200,000 people diagnosed with cancer every year in Spain 

The Amancio Ortega Foundation announced Wednesday that it would donate 320 million euros (350 million U.S. dollars) to buy the latest equipment to fight cancer and install them in hospitals in all of Spain's autonomous communities. ______ The donation marks a change for the foundation, which...

Australia has open the Center for Artificial Intelligence

The University of Technology Sydney has opened the Center for Artificial Intelligence in Australia on Tuesday. ______ Set to be a key global hub for theoretical and applied research, the centre will focus on developments in machine learning, social robotics, business intelligence, computer vision, computational intelligence,...

US testing the most expensive aircraft carrier in the history (PHOTOS)

  World’s most expensive warship FINALLY hits the water as US Navy tests out new £10billion supercarrier after being dogged by delays and ‘reliability issues’. ______ The mammoth USS Gerald R. Ford warship, which took six years to build, was spotted being put through its paces for...

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