Pentagon surrenders and divides cloud project among four big tech outfits
Saves on court cases later
The Pentagon is divvying up $9 billion in cloud contracts between Google, Oracle, Microsoft and Amazon, presumably to avoid one of the megatech companies getting offended and suing.
Pentagon vetoes anti-Huawei moves
Ban could mean the US loses its technical edge
The US Commerce Departments moves to shut down Huawei on security grounds are being stalled by the Pentagon – ironically the outfit which should be worried about US security.
Pentagon snubs Oracle
Rubbish for Jedi you are
The Pentagon has snubbed Oracle for its $10 billion, decade-long JEDI cloud contract process and chosen Amazon and Microsoft instead.
Huawei and ZTE banned from US bases
Pentagon issues its orders
The Pentagon is ordering retail outlets on US military bases to stop selling Huawei and ZTE smartphones, citing security risks.
Pentagon will beat world to self driving cars
Never mind Tesla, Uber or Google
The Pentagon will be using self-driving vehicles before they arrive in the streets according to Michael Griffin, the undersecretary of defense for research and engineering.
Pentagon spreads the open source
Charges ahead next year
The US military is set to charge ahead into open source next year after an amendment to the National Defense Authorisation Act for Fiscal Year 2018.
HPE let Russians look at Pentagon’s code
What could be wrong with that?
HPE could be in trouble after Hewlett Packard Enterprise allowed a Russian defence agency to review the inner workings of cyber defence software used by the Pentagon to guard its computer networks.
Russian hackers took down the Pentagon last year
Only just finding out about it now
Russian hackers working for Tsar Putin took down the US Pentagon in 2015 in a hack which caused a secret revamp of systems.
iPhone 6S still made in poor working conditions
But at least they can dye their hair
Despite Apple’s claims, its glorious iPhone is still being made in terrible working conditions, according to the New York-based China Labor Watch.
US Army to get Reddit knock off
Closed off social networking