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.
In-Q-Tel invests in open-source enterprise search vendor Lucid Imagination. It's good to see government users supporting the projects they use.
In-Q-Tel, a private investment firm launched by the CIA to support U.S. intelligence agencies, is among those that invested $15 million in Pixim, which makes image sensors for surveillance cameras.
The US government's spying budget includes funds to invent new technologies "to defeat adversarial cryptography and exploit Internet traffic," leaked documents show.
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.
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.
Working in the background, Granola software dials down power usage of CPU and other components by about 30 percent without knocking down performance.
More militaries and armed groups are using social media as a weapon of war -- but when ground skirmishes are mirrored by cyber-social battles, managing the message can get messy.
President Obama's new anti-"extremism" strategy hints at expanding monitoring of social networks beyond what Homeland Security already does.