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The Russian Military Is Building a Blockchain Research Lab

The Russian Military Is Building a Blockchain Research Lab The Russian Ministry of Defense is launching a research lab to analyze how blockchain technology can be used to mitigate cybersecurity attacks, a local newspaper reported Friday. The nation’s military technology accelerator, referred to as the ERA, is launching a special …

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Chinese company claims its ‘laser AK-47’ can set you on fire from half a mile away – TechCrunch

Chinese company claims its ‘laser AK-47’ can set you on fire from half a mile away – TechCrunch Lasers! Everybody loves them, everybody wants them. But outside a few niche applications they have failed to live up to the destructive potential that Saturday morning cartoons taught us all to expect. …

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Google reportedly backing out of military contract after public backlash – TechCrunch

Google reportedly backing out of military contract after public backlash – TechCrunch A controversial Google contract with the U.S. military will not be renewed next year after internal and public outcry against it, Gizmodo reports. The program itself was not particularly distasteful or lucrative, but served as a foot in …

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Robotic exosuits will make us better, stronger, faster, right? Not necessarily!

Robotic exosuits will make us better, stronger, faster, right? Not necessarily! The dream of robot exosuits is that they can give human wearers vastly increased strength, speed and endurance with no negative repercussions. Reality may not be quite so simple, a new study suggests. The post Robotic exosuits will make …

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