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As tensions ease, China keeps building on disputed islands

Dec 14, 2017

Tensions over China's island-building in the South China Sea may have eased in the past year, but Beijing has kept busy

North Korea, ever so cautiously, is going online

Nov 9, 2017

North Korea, ever so cautiously, is going online

G7 backs internet industry effort to detect, blunt extremism

Oct 20, 2017

The Group of Seven industrialized nations have thrown their support behind a new technology industry alliance aimed at detecting and blunting online propaganda to combat extremism on the internet

The launch of Sputnik 60 years ago opened space era

Oct 4, 2017

The launch of the world's first satellite 60 years ago by the Soviet Union ushered in the space era and showcased Moscow's military might and technological prowess

US agencies ordered to stop using Russian company's software

Sep 14, 2017

U.S. federal agencies are being told to stop using computer software supplied by Kaspersky Lab because of concerns about its ties to the Russian government and its spy agencies

Weapons Technology

As tensions ease, China keeps building on disputed islands

Dec 14, 2017

Tensions over China's island-building in the South China Sea may have eased in the past year, but Beijing has kept busy

Tillerson softens US stance on possible talks with NKorea

Dec 13, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the U.S. has discussed with China about how North Korea's nuclear weapons might be secured in case of instability in the reclusive nation

Navy's 2nd stealthy destroyer heads out to sea for 1st time

Dec 4, 2017

2nd in US Navy's stealthy Zumwalt class of destroyers heads out to sea for 1st time, departing from Navy shipbuilder Bath Iron Works in Maine for builder trials

Seoul: N. Korea's new missile could reach Washington

Dec 1, 2017

South Korea says the most powerful missile that North Korea tested this week is potentially capable of striking targets as far as 13,000 kilometers (8,100 miles), which would put Washington within reach.

Body cameras, now gun cameras? Some police trying them out

Oct 14, 2017

A small number of police departments are showing interest in a new type of video camera that can be mounted directly on officers' guns

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