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US military to tech protestors – ‘We’re at war; pick a side’

Microsoft has been awarded a $ 480 million contract to supply prototypes for HoloLens, its augmented reality systems, to the Army for use in training and on combat missions. It’s a win that seems likely to further inflame the passions of thousands of tech workers who have taken the position that Big Tech “should not be in the business of war.”

The Microsoft contract, which could eventually lead to the military buying over 100,000 headsets, is intended—according to the Army’s description–to “increase letha…
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