Navy backs ‘omniphobic’ coatings to help ships travel further

Researchers have already explored the idea of using water-repellent ship coatings that let ships travel faster and further. The US Navy, however, is taking things a step further. It's backing University of Michigan work on an "omniphobic" coating t...

Synthetic ‘blubber’ could triple divers’ survival time in icy water

Even the hardiest diver can't last longer than an hour in cold water using a modern wetsuit, and that's no good if you're a special ops soldier or otherwise need to stay under the sea for hours at a time. MIT has a simple solution: imitate the blubb...

US Senate and Navy computers tied to revenge porn site

The Daily Beast reports today that a number of users of revenge porn site Anon-IB appear to be connecting from government computers. Einar Otto Stangvik, a security analyst with Norway's VG newspaper, was able to pull IP addresses from the website an...

British warships will soon have Siri-like voice controls

British warships will soon integrate Siri-like voice systems into their controls, according to the head of the UK's Royal Navy. Speaking at the Defence and Security Equipment International exhibition -- one the biggest arms fairs in the world -- Firs...