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Hailing frequencies open, sir... America's Space Force hurls its first military comms satellite into Earth's orbit

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/27/trump_space_force/

2 days ago

Vid Watch the Atlas V 551 rocket blast off

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AWS Says Military Trying To ‘Gerrymander’ Away Deficiencies In Microsoft’s JEDI Bid

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/aws-says-military-trying-to-gerrymander-away-deficiencies-in-microsoft-s-jedi-bid

7 days ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The Pentagons plan to re-evaluate the controversial award is rife with problems, from not allowing AWS to offer a new price in light of shifting storage requirements, to ignoring several other source-selection criteria, AWS argues. The cloud leader has sued the government claiming President Donald Trump corrupted the process by which the military chooses a commercial cloud vendor to transform its IT systems.

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Judge Vulcan-nerve pinches JEDI deal after Amazon forks out $42m to pause Microsoft's military machinations

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/13/judge_halts_jedi/

2 months ago

Pentagon's $10bn winner-takes-all cloud super-contract in stasis as Starship Bezos opens fire

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Star wreck: There's a 1 in 20 chance a NASA telescope and US military satellite will smash into each other today

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/29/nasa_navy_satellite_collision_risk/

2 months ago

Updated Best case? They pass within metres of each other at 14.7 km per second

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Watch Waymo's totally driverless self-driving car cruise around, how the US military wants to use AI ethically, etc

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/04/ai_roundup_011119/

5 months ago

Roundup Kick off your Monday with machine-learning news

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Orford Ness: Military secrets and unique wildlife on the remote Suffolk coast

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/24/geeks_guide_to_orford_ness/

6 months ago

Geek's Guide to Britain Shingle spit and you'll miss this science and history on t' beach gem

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Big bang theory: Was mystery explosion over New York caused by a meteor? Dunno. By a military jet? Maybe...

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/05/new_york_meteor_mystery/

7 months ago

US Space Command launches probe – wait, is that the sound of a black helicopt

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Watch as 10 cops with guns and military camo storm suspected Capital One hacker's house…

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/07/30/capitalone_hacker_arrest/

8 months ago

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Military Spokesperson: Oracle's JEDI Cloud Allegations ‘Poorly-Informed’

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/military-spokesperson-oracle-s-jedi-cloud-allegations-poorly-informed-

8 months ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The judge hearing Oracles legal challenge to the militarys cloud transformation contract found enough to raise eyebrows, but was unconvinced that the integrity of the process was compromised, or the military opted for a legally indefensible strategy

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