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Pentagon Advisory Board Fires Google VP Milo Medin

Google VP of Wireless Services Milo Medin has been fired from the Defense Innovation Board, a group of business leaders and academics created by the Obama administration in 2016 to advise the Department of Defense on technological innovation.

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Bokhari: The ‘Defense Innovation Board’ May Just Be a Google Lobbying Operation

Despite its long track record of hostility to the Trump movement, including the wholesale suppression of pro-Trump media in its search engine, Google is on track to secure a major lobbying objective — the establishment of a new 5G strategy. Google seems to have an ally in reaching its target in the form of the Department of Defense’s “Defense Innovation Board.”

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Pentagon Lists Huawei, Hikvision as Companies Controlled by Chinese Military

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) produced an internal document this week listing 20 Chinese companies it believes are owned or controlled by the People’s Liberation Army (PLA). The list, first reported by Reuters on Wednesday, includes telecom giant Huawei and Hikvision, a top supplier of video surveillance equipment. Both companies were blacklisted by the United States last year over security concerns.

BERLIN, GERMANY - MARCH 12: People walk past a Huawei customer service center on March 12, 2019 in Berlin, Germany.

Report: Google Lands Huge Contract with Department of Defense

Axios reports that Google, the tech giant known for the sharp anti-Trump bias of its executives and founders and its self-admitted “shift toward censorship” in the wake of Trump’s election, has landed a massive contract to build cloud technology for the Department of Defense.

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Exclusive– Congressman: Nancy Pelosi Blocking Investigation into Chinese Coronavirus Origins, Tax Money to Wuhan Lab

Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA) told Breitbart News this weekend that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would rather investigate President Donald Trump again than focus on the actual origins of the Chinese coronavirus and U.S. tax dollars that went to the Wuhan Institute of Virology from which intelligence officials increasingly believe the virus leaked.

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Warren: ‘We Need to Cut our Defense Budget’

During Tuesday’s CNN Democratic presidential debate, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) called for cuts in the Department of Defense’s budget and argued that the U.S. needs to “think about our defense in very different ways” and “depend

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