Ukraine Startup Building Drones with Grenade Launchers

A prototype Ukrainian drone has carries a grenade launcher. Still unclear: — how it’s going to get past Russia’s jammers.

Schools Are Using AI to Track What Students Write on Their Computers

This software is raising ethical concerns about the line between safety and privacy. 

DHS Funds Machine Learning Tool to Boost Other Countries' Airport Security

The system would help countries determine if air travelers pose security risks without investing in expensive analytics software or personnel.

Teaching Kids to Code During the Summer—for $1,000 a Week

Are private summer camps exacerbating tech's diversity problem?

The U.S. Government Wants to Wiretap Facebook Messenger in an MS-13 Case

The government and tech companies have for years been at odds over privacy considerations.

NDAA’s Done, Election Security’s On Deck and Senators Are Fretting About 3D Gun Printing

Last week also saw a showdown over a phony FCC DDoS attack and a new cyber law to protect small businesses.

1,400 Google Employees Are Demanding Transparency Around the Company’s Return to China

Google pulled out of China in 2010 because of the country’s censorship policies.

The Pentagon Has Its First Chief Data Officer

He'll be responsible for leading the Pentagon's data strategy.

This Desk Changes When It Senses Your Stress At Work

The desk is a combination of technology, psychology, and design.

The U.S. Is Worried That a Russian Satellite Is Really a Weapon

American intelligence agencies have reason to believe the satellite may be surveilling U.S. space assets.

Thousands of Miles of Internet Cables Could Be Underwater by 2033

Rising sea levels could threaten internet access for millions of people, according to a recent study.

A Silicon Valley Startup is Giving Lithium-Ion Batteries a Much-Needed Silicon Boost

The tech needs to undergo a step change, and there are many startups currently trying to make it happen.

Verizon Names Indianapolis Its Final 5G Pilot City

Mayor Joe Hogsett welcomed the increased connectivity for residents, but just where it will occur hasn’t been made public.

CBP Rolls Out Facial Recognition at Silicon Valley Airport

International travel at the Mineta San José International Airport has doubled in recent years.