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Mattis calls space a ‘developing war zone,’ mulls creating combatant command before Space Force

US Defense Secretary James Mattis says the Pentagon agrees with President Donald Trump on viewing space as a possible battlefield and is considering setting up a combatant command until the Space Force can be created. “We need to address space as a developing war-fighting domain, and a combatant command is certainly one thing that we can establish,” Mattis told reporters ...

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There’s more: Google is also said to be developing a censored news app for China

Can Google’s week get any worse? Less than a day after the revelation that it is planning a censored search engine for China, so comes another: the U.S. firm is said to be developing a government-friendly news app for the country, where its search engine and other services remain blocked. That’s according to The Information which reports that Google is essentially cloning ...

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There’s more: Google is also said to be developing a censored news app for China

Can Google’s week get any worse? Less than a day after the revelation that it is planning a censored search engine for China, so comes another: the U.S. firm is said to be developing a government-friendly news app for the country, where its search engine and other services remain blocked. That’s according to The Information which reports that Google is essentially cloning ...

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There’s more: Google is also said to be developing a censored news app for China

Can Google’s week get any worse? Less than a day after the revelation that it is planning a censored search engine for China, so comes another: the U.S. firm is said to be developing a government-friendly news app for the country, where its search engine and other services remain blocked. That’s according to The Information which reports that Google is essentially cloning ...

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BRICS trade surges by 30% as global market influence of developing economies grows – Putin

Russian trade with fellow BRICS countries has grown significantly in the last year, and the country wants to keep the momentum going, said President Vladimir Putin in his opening address at the BRICS Summit in South Africa. The 10th annual BRICS summit takes place in Johannesburg, South Africa on July 25-27, where the leaders of governments of the five member ...

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Microsoft is developing its own cashierless store technology, says report

Amazon may be facing new competition from Microsoft on its cashierless, automated store technology, according to a new report from Reuters out this morning. The report claims Microsoft is in the process of developing its own systems for tracking what people place in their shopping carts, but doesn’t offer the details of how Microsoft’s technology operates, or how it may ...

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US intelligence developing human DNA-like models to hoard your personal data

As US intelligence services struggle to store the trove of data collected during its snooping operations, a team of researchers are developing radical new storage technology based on an unusual model – human DNA. The Molecular Information Storage program, run by the rather protractively-named Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), is recruiting scientists to help develop a system for storing ...

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Beijing offers 'equal footing' to all nations in developing & utilizing China's space station

China will not exclude any nations who are willing to cooperate and take part in the development of its space station, and it is seeking to accommodate private enterprises for its ambitious cosmic outpost due to go online in 2022. “All countries, regardless of their size and level of development, can participate in the cooperation on an equal footing,” to ...

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To orbit and back: Russia developing Soyuz-based pilotless craft to retrieve cargo from space

Russia is developing an unmanned spaceship able to retrieve cargo from orbit and get back. It doesn’t look like a fully reusable craft, but this is the closest you can get after the demise of the Shuttle program. The state-of-the-art vehicle – dubbed Soyuz GVK (Cargo Retrievable Spacecraft) – will be capable of delivering two tons of cargo to orbit ...

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Amazon is developing a TV show based on William Gibson’s ‘The Peripheral’

Amazon is developing a series based on William Gibson’s science fiction novel The Peripheral. Variety reports that the series is being considered for a straight-to-series order, with Scott B. Smith writing and executive producing, and Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan (creators of the HBO remake of Westworld) also signed on as executive producers. Amazon seems to have shifted much of ...

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