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2013-03-01 23:02:20

World T.E.A.M. Sports welcomes Capital One Bank as the presenting sponsor for the April 26-28 110-mile Face of America bicycle ride from the Pentagon to Gettysburg honoring disabled veterans. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) March 01, 2013 World T.E.A.M. Sports announced today that the Virginia-based Capital One Bank will serve as the presenting sponsor for the April 26-28 Face of America bicycle ride from the Pentagon to the historic battlefields of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. As World T.E.A.M....

Pentagon To Move Its Network To Apple, Android Devices
2013-02-27 12:06:42

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Even amongst their slow and glorious decline, BlackBerry devices have long dominated the market in the government sector. But now, devices that were once viewed as consumer-only products, have steadily been making headway into the faltering company's old turf. One branch of the government, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), has already pulled away from BlackBerry, switching their agency networks over to the...

US Cyber Command Officials Planning Staff Increases
2013-01-29 04:28:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Pentagon plans to increase the size of its cybersecurity force more than fivefold over the coming years to combat threats to the nation´s critical computer systems and conduct offensive operations against foreign adversaries, according to reports citing several Defense Department officials. The plan, which was requested by the head of the Defense Department´s Cyber Command, or Cybercom, calls for the increase of...

Hacktivists Attack ESA, FBI, NASA And More
2012-12-11 12:19:17

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Yet another group of “Hacktivists” have seen it fit to attack some government organizations and leak personal data in the name of Freedom of Information. Team GhostShell, a band of hackers with loose ties to Anonymous, announced yesterday that they have stolen accounts from several government agencies and organizations. As proof, these hackers have also posted information from 1.6 million accounts online, making...

2012-12-05 05:01:24

Major changes in the way the Department of Defense buys goods and services are being driven by more than budget cuts. Fairfax, Virginia (PRWEB) December 04, 2012 The first results of research to be published in the Spring of 2013, addressing “Affordability, Performance and Competitiveness for The Pentagon,” point to a very different Department of Defense (DoD) procurement system just on the horizon. The study began in 2009, when defense spending was at record levels....

SEALs Divulge Top Secret Info In Game Development
2012-11-09 21:14:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to the Web site for Electronic Arts´ “Medal of Honor: Warfighter,” the video game is “The only game that gives players the ability to be in real world events.” “This personal story was written by actual Tier 1 Operators while deployed overseas. In it, players step into the boots of these warfighters and apply unique skill sets to track down a real global threat, in real international...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'