Security experts gather again in Vegas to show off and debate the latest in hacks and flaws, focusing this year on the latest risks facing Net-connected devices.
The US government's spying budget includes funds to invent new technologies "to defeat adversarial cryptography and exploit Internet traffic," leaked documents show.
Working in the background, Granola software dials down power usage of CPU and other components by about 30 percent without knocking down performance.
President Obama's new anti-"extremism" strategy hints at expanding monitoring of social networks beyond what Homeland Security already does.
Google Ventures and CIA's investment arm fund Recorded Future, a start-up that monitors Web and connects dots between people, places, events, Wired says.
In-Q-Tel, which subsidizes technology of interest to intelligence agencies, is funding LensVector's work on lens tech free of moving parts.
The agency's not-for-profit investment arm, In-Q-Tel, has signed a deal with Visible Technologies, a company that monitors social-media activity.
Rob Haitani, Greg Shirai and Celeste Baranski are tapping AI to try to make sense of what's going on in digital videos. Their first target: the surveillance camera industry.
In-Q-Tel invests in open-source enterprise search vendor Lucid Imagination. It's good to see government users supporting the projects they use.
Twelve trends to invest by, if you've got the money, from a passel of tech-savvy types gathered at the Churchill Club.