Category Science & Technology

Halvorsen Becomes Permanent DoD CIO

Halvorsen Becomes Permanent DoD CIO Amber Corrin, Senior Staff Writer 2:28 p.m. EDT March 9, 2015 635582315710240948-FED-DoD-CIO-Cloud-Indu-21- (Photo: Alan Lessig/Staff) After nearly a year as acting Defense Department CIO, Terry Halvorsen on March 8 officially assumed permanent duties as the Pentagon’s lead on top IT priorities, according to DoD officials. Halvorsen succeeds Teri Takai, who […]

Cyber Warriors Need Not Be Soldiers

Cyber Warriors Need Not Be Soldiers By Jeremy Hsu | March 8, 2015 9:58 pm http://blogs.discovermagazine. com/lovesick-cyborg/2015/03/ 08/cyber-warriors-need-not- soldiers/#.VP1oGIHF_V0 The Cyber Operations Center on Fort Gordon, Ga., is home to signal and military intelligence non-commissioned officers, who watch for and respond to network attacks from adversaries as varied as nation-states, terrorists and “hacktivists.” Credit: Michael […]

Jobs Report Spooks Market; Dollar Rises To 11yr. High; Two ‘New’ BioPharma Stocks – AMRN, EYES

Jobs Report Spooks Market; Dollar Rises To 11yr. High; Two ‘New’ BioPharma Stocks – AMRN, EYES The number of net new jobs created in the United States in the month of February surprised analysts on the street, up 295,000, while the unemployment rate fell from 5.7 percent to 5.5 percent. As Eric Morath wrote […]

My Saddest Column Ever – Selling Surrender As Strategy

title=”″ My saddest column ever – Selling surrender as strategy By Martin Sherman, JPOST No previous column of mine has ever been preceded by such searing soul-searching, or written with such a heavy sense of melancholy. It is a column that I would have preferred not to write – yet I feel I have little […]

ACAD +3% Thur; CLDX +1.64%; CAPN -15.7 (Sold It); MACK +6%; ARWR +5.73%

ACAD +3% Thur; CLDX +1.64%; CAPN -15.7 (Sold It); MACK +6%; ARWR +5.73% Another very good day in the market yesterday, with the exception of CAPN, which I sold at the open yesterday. I decided I didn’t want to wait and see if the selling was overdone, when I had these others that were […]

American Drone Operators Are Quitting in Record Numbers

American Drone Operators Are Quitting in Record Numbers Excerpt: “Everyone else thinks that the whole program or the people behind it are a joke, that we are video-game warriors, that we’re Nintendo warriors,” Brandon Bryant, a former drone camera operator who worked at Nellis Air Force Base, told Democracy Now. Certainly, there is nothing second-class […]

Russia Appears To Have Conducted Flight Test Of Hypersonic Flight Vehicle

Flight test of a Project 4202 vehicle Russia appears to have conducted a flight test of the Project 4202 vehicle on February 26, 2015 from one of the silos in Dombarovskiy. Project 4202 is believed to be some kind of a hypersonic vehicle that will be delivered by the UR-100NUTTH/SS-19 missile. (See also the earlier […]