Unlikely marriage: New Defense Department board to be headed by Google exec

Source: RT
March 5, 2016

Tech heads in Silicon Valley and the federal government already apparently have strained relations, particularly in the case of Apple and the FBI,. The Defense Department has announced that it will be launching a new technology advisory board to be headed by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt. RT’s Manila Chan has the details.

DoD Holds Contest to Hack the Pentagon & Other News – #NewWorldNextWeek

Source: The Corbett Report
James Corbet
March 3, 2016

Welcome to New World Next Week — the video series from Corbett Report and Media Monarchy that covers some of the most important developments in open source intelligence news. In this week’s episode:

Story #1: B.C. Town Wants GPS Trackers for “Prolific Offenders”
http://bit.ly/1p05mfQ

Story #2: U.S. Military Invites Vetted Experts to ‘Hack the Pentagon’
http://bit.ly/1VRtrzM
U.S. Military ‘Always’ Asks Tech Companies to Tweak Algorithms to Promote Certain Content
http://bit.ly/218LWkB

Story #3: Google/Alphabet/Android Boss Eric Schmidt to Head up Pentagon “Innovation” Board
http://bit.ly/1WVGwIo
DoD Commits to Upgrade 4 Million to Windows 10
http://bit.ly/24CsRMf
Silicon Spies: The US Government and the Tech Revolution
http://bit.ly/24CsVvb

#GoodNewsNextWeek: People Picking Organic Quality Over Tainted Bargains
http://bit.ly/218M0k8
London Holds Largest Anti-Nuclear Protest in Decades
http://bit.ly/21EHWhf
New Eternal 5D Hard Disk Makes Time Capsules a Thing of the Past
http://bit.ly/1SjyhXt

#NewWorldNextWeek Headlines: Ancient ‘Silk Road’ Back In Business As New Train Connects China to Tehran
http://bit.ly/1RICim3
About That “Oil Freeze”: Russian Crude Production Sets New Post-Soviet Record In February
http://bit.ly/1QsRN2q
Deutsche Bank: It’s Time to Buy Gold
http://bit.ly/1TTtf3R
Former Bank of England Governor Says New Financial Crash ‘Certain’
http://bit.ly/1TTtg7N
37% of Government’s Total Reported Assets Are Student Loans
http://bit.ly/1QsQwoP
Chesapeake Founder Aubrey McClendon Dies In Car Crash One Day After Federal Indictment
http://bit.ly/218M4R3

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Previous Episode: Fake Campaign Supporters Exposed As Paid Actors
https://www.corbettreport.com/?p=17973