The Defense Department will spend more than $ 250 million on new data programs as part of the White House’s “big data” research initiative. That’s a big boost for drones, military networks and other unmanned systems.
In an apparent response to Apple’s big cloud move last week — when the Cupertino outfit announced iCloud would be integrated with its upcoming Mountain Lion release of OS X for Macs — Microsoft has announced a plan to embrace the cloud by integrating its SkyDrive with Windows 8.
Intent on solving the PTSD crisis plaguing this generation of soldiers, the Pentagon’s decided to make a major push into a controversial realm of treatment. One that’d see military personnel popping fear-erasing pills to zap their traumatic memories.