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Military Tobacco: The story behind our investigation

Jun 1, 2011
A few years ago I found myself standing inside a Coast Guard Exchange in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, waiting for a friend to buy a bottle of...
Posted In: cigarette, military, smoking

Military underprices tobacco more than law allows

Jun 1, 2011
Smoking and chewing tobacco use in the armed forces is widespread. Yet many military bases break the rules and sell tobacco at big discounts.
Posted In: military, tobacco, cigarette

Pentagon says computer sabotage is an act of war

May 31, 2011
In another sign that the line between the cyberworld and the worldworld is getting blurrier, the US military is talking tough about online attacks....
Posted In: military, Pentagon, security

Drones to spray tracking goo on enemies

Apr 29, 2011
On Tuesday, the Air Force called for proposals to helm it make a very small drone that could sneak up on people, spray them with tracking "Dust" -...
Posted In: drones, military

The drones are about to read our minds

Apr 20, 2011
The Air Force has awarded a contract to Soar Technologies to develop drones " that not only think, but anticipate the moves of human pilots." The...
Posted In: drones, military

What would you do with an aircraft carrier?

Mar 29, 2011
HMS Ark Royal For sale: One aircraft carrier -- slightly used, DYI opportunity -- courtesy of the Royal Navy. Have you ever wonder...
Posted In: aircraft carrier, budget cuts, military

MID-DAY UPDATE: Gaddafi's gold supply, UAW meets, oil prices back up

Mar 22, 2011
Here are some of the headlines from the Marketplace Morning Report and around the web. Germany is calling for the European Union to impose a fu...
Posted In: airline industry, Banks, cruise, debt, earthquake, European Union, G7, Gaddafi, Germany, gold, Japan, Libya, mid-day update, military, nuclear power, Oil, Portugal, reactor, tablets, Tokyo, tsunami, vaults, Walgreens

US sends drones to Japan

Mar 17, 2011
The U.S. Air Force sent the Global Hawk to Japan to collect images and help gauge the damage in Japan after the 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck l...
Posted In: drones, Japan, Mexico, military, Transportation, world

Stuxnet news from Israel and Anonymous

Feb 16, 2011
Israeli daily newspaper Haaretz reports on a video played at a retirement party for General Gabi Ashkenazi. The video boasted of all the general's...
Posted In: anonymous, government, military, security, stuxnet, Web Culture

Defense Department wants to share its own network security with civilian networks

Feb 16, 2011
Deputy secretary of defense William Lynn said yesterday that the aggressive anti-hacking system used by the Pentagon should be available to other...
Posted In: defense, military, privacy, security

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