WikiLeaks highlights surveillance-industrial complex, including French company selling a "centralized intelligence system gathering all information" from an entire country's network.
The EU wants its Galileo satellite system to dominate the "high ground" of space, according to a report worried about the European military-industrial complex.
Though the WikiLeaks founder and critics like Edward Snowden were forced into exile, they took advantage of the previously-silent NSA's lack of experience at spinning public opinion, Assange told SXSW.
The latest report based on leaks by Edward Snowden has it that the NSA hacked into the servers of a Chinese router company that had itself been accused by the US of potentially aiding government espionage.
The influential author, who has created cult classic comics and written popular heroes like Batman and the X-Men, tells CNET's Seth Rosenblatt that as technology makes us superhuman, personal privacy will die -- and that's a good thing.
But belay your Death Star wishes. The Area Defense Anti-Munitions system sports a very modest 10-kilowatt fiber laser and for now just shoots small fry.
Sophisticated virus was intended to knock offline an Iranian nuclear enrichment facility but strayed from its intended target about two years ago.
Rumors that Apple will use an alloy with sci-fi characteristics in the next iPhone are like an energy drink for a paranoid imagination.
Innovative user-interface clicker probably has applications in military and industry--not so much in consumer apps.
Proof of concept: Courier took dictation at a rate of about 68,000 words per minute, as the U.S. Army Signal Corps continued a streak of aerospace-related advances.