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.
Intel and security industry veteran signs on to be CEO at In-Q-Tel.
Amit Yoran is leaving In-Q-Tel only four months after his appointment as CEO at the CIA's venture capital arm.
Amit Yoran replaces Gilman Louie at the helm of In-Q-Tel.
In-Q-Tel CEO Gilman Louie says that tensions ran high in the early days of the relationship between spy types and high-tech minds.
The Central Intelligence Agency has made an investment in SafeWeb, an Oakland, Calif.-based start-up that developed technology that cloaks a customer's identity and movements as they scan the Web, SafeWeb executives said Tuesday. The CIA made the investment through In-Q-Tel, a venture capital group founded by the agency two years ago to invest in technology that could aid it in the spy game. The terms of the investment were not disclosed. SafeWeb's founder, Stephen Hsu, said the CIA is interested in SafeWeb's Triangle Boy software, which prevents companies, schools, and governments from blocking Web users from accessing certain sites.