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Eric Schmidt to Chair US Defense Department Advisory Board

In a statement from the US Department of Defense today, it has been announced that Alphabet’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt will chair a new advisory board. Named the Defense Innovation Advisory Board, it will consist of 12…


The Pentagon to Upgrade its 4 Million PCs to Windows 10

Microsoft has scored its biggest customer yet, which will see its Windows 10 operating system installed on millions of computer over 2016. The company has announced that the US secretary of Defense has ordered the Pentagon…


The Pentagon Wants $15bn Funding for Weaponised AI in 2017

The Pentagon has filed its fiscal budget for 2017, for which it is asking for between $12 billion and $15 billion to fund the development of artificial intelligence weapon technology, Business Insider reports. “This is designed…