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Google is partnering with the Department of Defense to fight cybercrime

Google has announced it will provide the Department of Defense tools to fight cybercrime, as the company tries to repair its Pentagon relationship.
Eric Schmidt.

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt reportedly once told the US Army’s top special forces general ‘you absolutely suck’ at artificial int...

Schmidt's push to become a tech advisor to the US military has been marked by hubris and conflicts of interest, according to The New York Times.
Left to right, stills from FLIR, GIMBAL and GOFAST videos released by the Pentagon of unidentified aerial phenomena

The Pentagon released 3 videos of UFOs spotted by Navy aircraft, and a senator who investigated it says this ‘only scratches the surface’

The videos show "unidentified aerial phenomena" that baffled pilots, the Navy said. Former Sen. Harry Reid said there is far more to be studied.

A medical device built over Zoom could help solve ventilator shortages and change the way hospitals treat respiratory illnesses beyond the coronavirus...

Rapid Medical Parts built a device that converts CPAP machines, typically used to treat sleep apnea, into ventilators for treating COVID-19 patients.
Krystal Moore, LPN, takes the temperature of a soldier at a clinic on Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Tacoma, Washington, March 24, 2020.

The number of US troops with the coronavirus more than quadrupled in a week

The number of cases among Department of Defense civilian employees, dependents, and contractors also increased significantly.
Amazon CEO and Blue Origin owner Jeff Bezos.

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin rocket company has been deemed an essential business by the government, allowing it to continue operating amid the coron...

Blue Origin, the rocket company owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, has a $500 million contract with the Air Force to produce its New Glenn rocket system.
USNS Comfort at Naval Station Norfolk after a five-month deployment, November 15, 2019.

The Pentagon is making up to 5 million masks available for the coronavirus fight

The secretary of defense said that "the first one million masks will be made available immediately."

Department of Defense suspends domestic travel for military and civilian personnel until May as coronavirus outbreak grows in US

The US Department of Defense is stepping up measures to limit the spread of the new coronavirus including temporarily banning personnel from travel.

The Pentagon says it ‘wishes to reconsider’ the award to Microsoft of the $10 billion JEDI cloud computing contract

Amazon had challenged the Pentagon's decision to award JEDI to Microsoft on technical grounds, and accusations of political bias.

White House scraps Pentagon nomination for official who privately raised concerns about frozen Ukraine aid

Elaine McCusker is the latest to face Trump's wrath as he seeks vengeance against officials who spoke out — privately and publicy — against him.