Intel and Microsoft Working For DARPA On Usable Homomorphic Encryption

Intel and Microsoft are working with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop a usable form of homomorphic encryption.

Twitter Hires Famed Hacker ‘Mudge’ to Oversee Security

As it continues to deal with security issues and misinformation, Twitter has hired Peiter Zatko, known as Mudge, as head of security.

One Step Closer to Skynet: AI Beats Top Air Force Pilot

An AI-powered “pilot” went undefeated in five rounds of simulated dogfighting with a top Air Force pilot.

Microfluidic Cooling May Keep Moore’s Law Intact

Michael Kassner, a freelance writer, wrote a very interesting article published at TechRepublic on how microfluidic cooling might be the answer to preventing Moore’s Law from petering out. Moore’s Law is the observation made in 1965 by Gordon Moore, co-founder…

Google’s Humanoid Robot Can Stalk You Through the Woods Now

In that’s just wonderful news, the Google-owned Boston Dynamics is now testing its ATLAS humanoid robot outdoors, which led to this incredibly creepy footage: No, ATLAS isn’t particularly agile – yet. But the way it ambles along, like a drunk,…

NASA Made A Robot Monkey Because It Could

NASA has one of the most advanced robotics labs on the planet where the agency builds the next-generation of space faring robots. It’s latest – RoboSimian – is a robot monkey that can get around like the animal it’s based…

DARPA Just Spent $26M… On Anti-Missile Laser Beam

According to an article in Military & Aerospace Electronics, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has given a total of $26 million in contracts to two U.S. defense companies to research a more efficient anti-missile defense system. Northrop Grumman’s…

The Future of The Battlefield Has Robots With Legs

Imagine a battlefield. Your back is pressed against the wall of a crumbling and shaking building, dust collects in your face, and your ears ring from repetitive explosions that never stop. As you tuck your head in from the bullets…

That Cheetah Robot Is Back With No Wires Attached

In September of last year, DARPA introduced the world to its cheetah robot. It can run at speeds up to 29 MPH, but it posed no threat to humanity as it was confined to a treadmill and the connecting wires…

DARPA’s Atlas Robot Gets A Training Montage

Remember Atlas? The robot that can walk like a man and withstand being hit with 20 pound weights is back and better than ever. In fact, Atlas is now hard at work training for the annual DARPA Robotics Challenge. In…