From Jeopardy contestant and customer-service agent to master chef, IBM's Watson supercomputer has taken on a number of roles in the past few years.Now, IBM is partnering with United Services Automobile Association to put the world's most famous supercomputer to a new use:
Busted.One day after an official in the Russian military general staff accused NATO of publishing old satellite images that show the country’s military amassing on its border with Ukraine, the military alliance is doubling down.
For those that did not know, the Microsoft Store offers special discounts to those of you who are active duty members, reserve military personnel, and/or a military veteran. Individuals eligible to purchase from the Microsoft Store...
This week, Marines at the Experimental Forward Operating Base at Camp Pendleton, California, got to try out some prototypes of energy-generating equipment to keep combat electronics charged and ready. The verdict: back to the drawing board. Read more...
An anonymous reader writes Rising sea levels and other effects of climate change will create major problems for America's military, including more and worse natural disasters and food and water shortages that could fuel disputes around the world, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Monday.
Advocatus Diaboli (1627651) writes "For years the U.S. military has been waging a biometric war in Afghanistan, working to unravel the insurgent networks operating throughout the country by collecting the personal identifiers of large portions of the population. A restricted U.S.
American Science and Engineering (AS&E) just released a tiny new X-ray gun with some impressive capabilities. Roughly the size of a breadbox, the Mini Z Backscatter imaging system can find contraband in bags and see through car doors.
Amid allegations that it has preyed upon military personnel to obtain funding,
Pentagon leaders are finalizing plans aimed at lifting the ban on transgender individuals serving in the military, the Associated Press has learnedSee also: What it's like to come out as transgender to 2 million people via text messageSenior U.S. officials say an announcement is expected this week.
New statements from the U.S. military related to Facebook's controversial emotion-manipulation study have further muddied the origin of the News Feed experiment some have called "creepy." On Wednesday,
The chief spokesman for the U.S. Department of Defense on Wednesday mistakenly tweeted a link to the military’s version of The Onion.The tweet has since been deleted.See also: Defense Secretary Proposes Big Cuts to U.S. Military SpendingRear Adm. John Kirby,
Samsung is throwing in the towel on Blu-ray players, in the U.S. at least."Samsung will no longer introduce new Blu-ray or 4K Blu-ray player models in the US market," the company told CNET, in response to an earlier report in Forbes. SEE ALSO: Welp,
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been one of the most outspoken critics of Amazon's now-abandoned HQ2 plan for New York City, and now the online mega-retailer is hitting back...nicely.
When Oscar voters cast their ballots ahead of the 91st Academy Awards on Feb. 24, Disney wants them to remember Incredibles 2."For your consideration" ads and social media posts are a common sight in the run-up to the big show every year.
Want a new basketball jersey? In the future, it may be as simple as pushing a button.NBA Commissioner Adam Silver showed off a concept for the "NBA jersey of the future" that does just that. Silver, who was speaking at the NBA's All-Star Technology Summit demoed the futuristic tech,
Uh-oh, this doesn't look good.You know how when you delete a Twitter DM and you're expecting it to, like, be erased and non-retrievable ever again? Turns out Twitter's still keeping archives of deleted DMs according to a security researcher who shared his discovery with TechCrunch.SEE ALSO:
5G phones — real ones you can actually buy soon — are coming.OnePlus and Samsung have already pledged to release 5G smartphones sometime in 2019, but LG might beat everyone to launching one first if a newly leaked image of its alleged 5G-ready V50 ThinQ ends up being real.SEE ALSO:
Oh Presidents' Day, the one day of the year when you can score mattresses at rock-bottom prices. We've decided to shake things up for 2019 and swap sleepy time for brain fuel: online courses, bundles, and e-learning packages.
Los Angeles roadways are some of the country's most congested, but this mesmerizing clip imagines how the city might look without trafficFilmmaker Russell Houghten turned Los Angeles into a ghost town for his eerie and beautiful video, "Urban Isolation."See also: 10 U.S.
Amazon took its time in launching the Fire phone, and it shows. Where you might expect a device carelessly thrown together to capitalize on the popularity of the Kindle Fire tablets, you instead find a remarkably well-designed piece of technology. And it's fun to use, too.
Memo to Mark Zuckerberg: next time you launch an app aimed at making Facebook easier for celebrities, consider asking William Shatner to beta-test it first.Shatner — yes, that Shatner, the singer,
再过几个小时，苹果就要举行 iPhone 6 的发布会。不过，iPhone 6 并不是这场发布会的唯一主角，因为苹果很有可能会借用这一个场地来发布他们的智能穿戴设备，即传说中的 iWatch。
NASA inspector General Paul Martin has alerted of the awful state of the asteroid defense system, a program mandated by Congress in 2005 to detect and track at least 90 percent near-Earth objects greater than 460 feet (140 meters) in diameter by 2020. This is bad news. From the report:Read more...
VLC for Windows Phone, which is currently in Beta, has received yet another update, after rolling out an update the day prior. In the latest update, VideoLAN addresses numerous issues including various app crashes as well as adding improvements to the way the app opens files.
【导读】 就在今天，美国宇航局 NASA 宣布将在北京时间零点发布有关系外行星搜寻的“令人兴奋的新消息”。难道 ...
三星在 9 月 22 日的 SSD Global Summit(全球峰会)上发布了最新的、面向消费级和商用级超薄笔记本电脑和 PC 个人电脑而推出的高速 SSD 产品 950 PRO，存储容量有 256GB 和 512GB 两种，价格分别为 199.99 美元和 349.99 美元。
LAS VEGAS — Tim Baxter may not have the name recognition of Tim Cook, but at times, the president of Samsung Electronics America has a similar job.He steers the U.S. portion of a technology giant and, at least once a year,