Media Watch

'19Jan
23

Is Big Tech Merging With Big Brother? Kinda Looks Like It

A friend of mine, who runs a large television production company in the car-mad city of Los Angeles, recently noticed that his intern, an aspiring filmmaker from the People’s Republic of China, was walking to work...
'19Jan
18

Press review: Putin paves way for TurkStream via Serbia and Trump hawks ‘Russian threat’

 Talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic focused on plans to extend the second line of the TurkStream gas pipeline and the issue of Kosovo, Nezavisimaya Gazeta...
'18Dec
26

Chinese firms come out in support of Huawei, no promotion and incentives to employees using iPhones

A security guard keeps watch at the entrance to the Huawei global headquarters in Shenzhen in ChinaNICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty ImagesJust a few weeks ago, Meng Wanzhou, Huawei Technologies Co.'s chief financial...
'18Dec
24

Year in Review: Drama, Mystery, Science in Space Mark Outgoing Year

For Russia’s space agency Roscosmos, the first six months of the year were relatively quiet, but things started picking up the pace in the second half of the year: mystery, treason suspicions, a lift-off accident,...
'18Dec
19

The Next Commander In Chief? Democrats Hone Foreign Policy Pitches

Enlarge this image Both Democratic Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts have already given major foreign-policy addresses ahead...
'18Dec
11

The US government’s ongoing battle with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, explained

Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei has been in the headlines recently after Canadian authorities arrested one of its top executives as part of a United States extradition order. Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s chief...
'18Dec
06

China reacts furiously after Huawei executive arrested in Canada

Updated 8 hours agoCHINA HAS REACTED furiously after a top executive and daughter of the founder of Chinese telecom giant Huawei was arrested in Canada following a US extradition request, threatening to rattle a...
'18Oct
25

The midterms are already hacked. You just don’t know it yet.

One evening last May in Knoxville, Tennessee, during the night of the local primary election, Dave Ball, the assistant IT director for Knox County, settled into the Naugahyde chair of his dusty home office and...
'18Oct
10

The Pentagon’s Push to Program Soldiers’ Brains

The Pentagon’s Push to Program Soldiers’ Brains The military wants future super-soldiers to control robots with their thoughts...
'18Oct
08

The US Military’s King Air 350ER Aircraft: Quietly Effective

MC-12 arrives (click to view full) Despite all of the high-tech fighter hours flown in theater, Hawker Beechcraft’s twin-propeller King Air 350 continues to gain traction as an affordable, long-endurance option...

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