Apr 10, 2013

Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, April 10, 2013

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Funding follows high-tech weaponry. The Pentagon won't say what they are, but the Air Force has now officially designating six technologies as 'weapons.' Reuters reports the vice commander of the Air Force Space Command telling a conference, 'This means that the game-changing capability (of) cyber is...going to get more attention and the recognition that it deserves.'  Recognition and more importantly money, since military budgets tend to favor weapons.

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Apr 10, 2013
The Pentagon won't say what they are, but the Air Force has now officially designated six cyber technologies as "weapons."

Funding follows high-tech weaponry. The Pentagon won’t say what they are, but the Air Force has now officially designating six technologies as ‘weapons.’ Reuters reports the vice commander of the Air Force Space Command telling a conference, ‘This means that the game-changing capability (of) cyber is…going to get more attention and the recognition that it deserves.’  Recognition and more importantly money, since military budgets tend to favor weapons.

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