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Littoral failure: Navy hedges bets on high-tech littoral combat ships
DoD looks for alternatives to modular ship that are less likely to be cannon fodder.
How the NSA would get phone data under Obama administration’s new plan
Just because phone companies keep the data doesn't mean NSA won't have broad access.
$397 billion fighter jet deployment may be delayed by software glitches
First F-35 delivery may come a year late.
White House to propose law to end NSA bulk collection of phone data
Phone companies will keep data, provided only with new court's order.
Malaysian airliner’s path ultimately tracked by satellite pings’ Doppler...
Inmarsat analysis of other planes’ signals and paths helped determine course.
After DNS change fails, Turkish government steps up Twitter censorship
Turkish ISPs now block Twitter’s IP address range.
Freedom-schmeedum: Turkey’s government moves to “wipe out” Twitter
Turkish ISPs use DNS redirect to try to block access to service, and fail.
Gears of war: When mechanical analog computers ruled the waves
In some ways, the Navy's latest computers fall short of the power of 1930s tech.
FAA can’t regulate small RC aircraft as “drones,” judge rules
NTSB judge strikes down $10,000 fine against man for unlicensed "commercial use."
Facebook open-sources Thrift, again, with fbthrift overhaul
Fork of original project, now at Apache, adds guts for bigger cloud services.
The GOP arms itself for the next “war” in the analytics arms race
Para Bellum Labs, an RNC incubator, looks to change the business of campaigning.
Microsoft names insider as new CEO, Gates steps down from chair
Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s enterprise and cloud VP, steps up to replace Ballmer.
From Linux-powered warships to robot bears, the year in Ars Tech Lab
Ars Technology Lab editors look at readers' favorite stories of 2013.
US changes its mind, tells FISA Court it’s cool to publish metadata rulings
Justice Dept. drops objections against ACLU case as it faces pressure elsewhere.
City police bust 48 people with alleged ties to gangs
Police have 48 people in custody who they say are responsible for much of the violence throughout the city of Baltimore.