Google’s Schaft Robot Dominates Pentagon Contest

It may not be the prettiest robot on the scene, but the angular blue creation from Google’s newly acquired Japanese startup is poised to secure more Pentagon funding to develop a creation capable of venturing into dangerous disaster zones to help humans.


Robots’ New Challenge: Pentagon Boot Camp

Earlier this month, Google bought several robotics companies, including two participants in Friday’s Robotics Challenge Trials.


U.S. to Stick With Combined NSA, Cyber Command Posts

The Obama administration has decided to keep the current arrangement under which the NSA director also leads the military command.


Google Jet Fleet Loses a Pentagon Fuel Perk

Google Inc. founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin may have to dig deeper to operate their fleet of private jets, after the U.S. Department of Defense ended a little-known arrangement that for years allowed the tech billionaires to travel on sharply discounted jet fuel bought from the Pentagon.


Pentagon Offers Compromise on Spectrum Sought by Wireless Carriers

The Defense Department has offered to compromise with wireless carriers in a fight over valuable spectrum now used for purposes like training pilots in the Pentagon’s drone program.

Pentagon Clears iPhone and iPad for Use on Secure Networks

The DOD grants Apple the same mobile device security clearances it gave to BlackBerry and Samsung last week.


U.S. Says China’s Government, Military Used Cyberespionage

The Chinese government has targeted U.S. government computer systems for intrusion, the Pentagon said Monday.

Samsung and BlackBerry Cleared for Pentagon Work

The Department of Defense approved Samsung’s Galaxy S4 and BlackBerry’s new BlackBerry 10 devices for use on the Pentagon’s networks.


Pentagon Expected to Embrace Apple, Samsung Devices

Samsung Electronics Co. and Apple Inc. are bringing the smartphone wars to the Pentagon.

Pentagon Will Expose BlackBerry to Attacks From Apple and Android

This is my BlackBerry. There are others like it, but perhaps not as many as before.

Pentagon Okays Android … Sort Of