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DARPA Demos Mobile Network Tech

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has ended phase one of  field-testing of its Content-Based Mobile Edge Networking program, kicking off the next stage of the project aimed to mature the technology. CBMEN was created for battlefield applications and works to make squad members’ mobile devices function as portable servers …

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DARPA Wants Cloud to Secure Military Operations During Cyber Attacks

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has begun developing cloud-based services intended to secure the military’s operations during cyber attacks, Defense Systems reported Wednesday. John Edwards writes the mission-oriented resilient cloud program is intended to identify and address cyber threats while helping to keep cloud infrastructures operating amid an ongoing …

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Report: DARPA Director Regina Dugan to Join Google

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Director Regina Dugan is leaving her post after more than two years to take a position with Google, Wired reported. Eric Mazzacone, a DARPA spokesperson, told Wired Dugan will attain a senior executive position with the Internet company within the next few weeks. DARPA Deputy …

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Defense Cyber Research Spending to Go Up 50% by 2017

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency plans to increase its cybersecurity research spending by 50 percent over the next five years, DARPA Director Regina Dugan said Monday according to a report in InformationWeek. DARPA’s budget request for fiscal year 2012, which began Oct. 1, called for its cyber research funding …

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DARPA Director: Agency Focuses on Execution, Vision

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has always been at the leading edge of technology. For example, have you heard of a little thing called the Internet? But now, the agency says it’s taking the lead in putting the focus on execution along with vision. In testimony before the House …

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DARPA Crowd-Sourcing Combat Vehicle Design

Crowd-sourcing has been a key initiative of the Obama administration’s open government plans. But, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is taking the open call for development one step further, allowing soldiers, DoD personnel and members of the public to give their two cents and more on the development of …

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Open-sourcing an Aircraft? DARPA’s Big New Idea

Open-source software has been the buzzword in software innovation ever since a Finnish college student named Linus began fiddling with the UNIX operating system. Now, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has announced plans to take open-source methods from the cyber world and use them to develop actual defense vehicles. …

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