The Pentagon Teams Up With Apple And Boeing on Wearable Tech

Aug 28, 2015, 2:42 pm EDT

The Pentagon is teaming up with Apple (AAPL), Boeing (BA) and others to create wearable tech.

The Pentagon has decided to team up with 162 companies, universities and other groups to help it with wearable tech because it has fallen behind with its own efforts. It hopes to work with these groups in an effort to create stretchable technology that can be worn by soldiers, reports Reuters.

The Pentagon wants the wearable tech to be able to hold different sensors that could be used to monitor situations. Over the next five years the U.S government, local governments and the Air Force will provide more than $171 million in funding for the project. The group of organizations working on the project is being called the “FlexTech Alliance,” Reuters notes. Read 

Donald Trump Mocks Megyn Kelly on Twitter (Again)

Aug 25, 2015, 2:35 pm EDT

Donald Trump, a possible candidate in the 2016 presidential race, has returned to mocking Megyn Kelly on Twitter (TWTR).

Donald Trump sent out two Tweets on Monday criticizing Megyn Kelly during her first show after her vacation. In his Tweets, Trump said that he liked The Kelly File much more when she was gone and that she must have had a horrible vacation. He also suggested she should take another vacation.

Following his Tweets about Megyn Kelly, Donald Trump started Retweeting other users that shared his beliefs. Many of these users were critical of Megyn Kelly and one even went so far as to call her a “bimbo.” Read 

Jimmy Carter and His Cancer Diagnosis: What We Know

Aug 20, 2015, 2:47 pm EDT

Jimmy Carter has issued an update on his cancer diagnosis. Source: Wikipedia

The former president revealed earlier this year that the cancer on his liver has spread to his brain. He will receive his first radiation treatment for the cancer Thursday afternoon.

Four spots of melanoma were found on Carter’s brain recently. These spots are about two milliliters in size on his brain. Read 

Rod Blagojevich Denied a Rehearing of His Appeal

Aug 19, 2015, 5:27 pm EDT

Rod Blagojevich’s rehearing appeal has been denied.

A full appellate court in Chicago has rejected the former Illinois Governor’s appeal regarding his corruption convictions. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said on Wednesday that there would be no rehearing for the Blagojevich.

The Democrat is currently in a Colorado prison, serving a 14-year sentence for multiple corruption convictions. He was convicted of 18 counts of corruption. Read 

Army Ranger School Set to Graduate First Women Ever

Aug 18, 2015, 11:34 am EDT

The Army’s Ranger School will get its first two women graduates on Friday.

The two women will join 94 men for their Ranger School graduation, which will take place at Fort Benning, Ga. The school started on April 20 with 19 women and 381 men. The school trains soldiers that typically service in special operations, reports Fox News.

The Ranger School lasts for 62 days and requires its students to complete a variety of physical tasks before they can graduate. Roughly one-third of participants have to “recycle” through at least one of the courses. The two women recycled trough two courses before they could graduate, Fox News notes. Read 

IRS Says Data Hack Was Way Bigger Than They Thought

Aug 17, 2015, 3:52 pm EDT

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced that a massive data hack is much larger than it originally thought.

The breach includes information of US taxpayers, which includes the data of more than 300,000 taxpayers. The IRS reported in May that hackers in Russia penetrated its databases through Social Security numbers and other information.

The hackers had access to tax return information of about 100,000 US taxpayers. The agency now says that an additional 390,000 taxpayers were potentially affected. Read 

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