US special forces might be getting this flying all-terrain vehicle

Submitted by Tech Insider on September 20, 2016 - 1:23pm


In order to combat versatile enemies who are not only able to acquire US weapons and vehicles but emulate tactics as well, the US military needs to take advantage of the latest advances from the defense industry.

But just as the military and its branches all have unique missions, the individual units within the military are also issued equipment geared towards fulfilling their respective jobs.

Intel is paying over $23 million to bring in eBay's former CFO (INTC)

Submitted by Tech Insider on September 20, 2016 - 1:20pm

Intel CFO Bob Swan

Intel tapped Bob Swan to be its new CFO, replacing Stacy Smith who will now oversee the company's sales, manufacturing, and operations.

Swan's hiring was a bit of a surprise, given his lack of experience in the chip business. He was most recently a partner at private equity firm General Atlantic, and before that, has spent 9 years as eBay's CFO.

The cancer-causing chemical Erin Brockovich fought against is still in our water

Submitted by The Verge on September 20, 2016 - 1:05pm

Erin Brockovich may have made this cancer-causing chemical famous, but data from nationwide tests show it’s still in our water — and at potentially dangerous levels. The US Environmental Protection Agency should have enforced stricter standards on the chemical years ago, advocates say.


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