‘Hope it’s not a nuclear launch code’: US Strategic Command posts gibberish tweet

‘Hope it’s not a nuclear launch code’: US Strategic Command posts gibberish tweet before quickly deleting it sparking hacking fears and a deluge of mocking responses At around 8pm last night the military arm, which is responsible for protecting the United States from nuclear strikes, tweeted: ‘;l;;gmlxzssaw’  It sparked a lively debate over whether the … Read more

Priti Patel sets up high-tech command centre in war on people smugglers

A new command centre aimed at catching people smugglers ferrying migrants across the English Channel has been set up by Priti Patel.   The high-tech centre, which will be situated at a secret location in Dover, Kent, will see the British authorities collaborate with law enforcement in Calais to carry out increased air, land and sea … Read more

Tech: Voice-controlled smart fridge opens on command so you don’t need to touch the handle

LG unveils voice-controlled smart fridge that opens on command so you don’t need to touch the handle and risk spreading viruses and other germs The feature comes in the updated range of the Korean firm’s ‘InstaView’ fridges These also sport an ultraviolet-based device that sanitises the front water tap LG has yet to reveal when … Read more

Thieves strike Russia’s ‘Doomsday plane’ flying command centre that can survive nuclear war

The great plane robbery: Thieves strike Russia’s nuke-proof ‘Doomsday jet’ flying command center and steal radio equipment Thieves broke into one of Russia’s rare Ilyushin Il-80 Maxdome aircraft on Friday They stole 39 pieces of equipment from the plane in a major security breach The plane was being given an upgrade at the time of the … Read more

Copy cats: Gifted felines can imitate human movements on command even better than some dogs

Some very clever cats are able to recognise and imitate human actions on command — even better than some dogs — a study has reported.  Hungarian researchers worked with an 11-year-old kitty named Ebisu, who had been taught by her dog-trainer owner to copy her using the so-called ‘do-as-I-do’ method. This is a training regime long-applied … Read more

Louisville police major relieved of command, to retire after criticizing BLM in email to colleagues

Louisville Metro Police Maj. Bridget Hallahan has been relieved of her command and will retire on October 1, officials said  The Kentucky police major who criticized Black Lives Matter activists and Antifa supporters in an email sent to her department has been relieved of her command and will retire in October.   Maj. Bridget Hallahan, who is … Read more