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Government

Palmer Luckey’s new defense company Anduril looks interested in AR and VR on the battlefield

[ad_1] Palmer Luckey’s new defense startup Anduril has aspirations well beyond a high tech border wall. According to new information on the company’s website and its hires, Anduril intends to apply its virtual reality pedigree to “real-time battlefield awareness for soldiers,” among other defense-centric specialties. As...

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EU uses Privacy Shield review to press for reform of U.S. foreign surveillance law

[ad_1] A one-year-old data transfer mechanism that’s used by thousands of companies to authorize transfers of personal data between the European Union and the U.S. for processing has been given the thumbs up after its first annual review. “The Commission’s general view is that the American...

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GCHQ Cyber Accelerator doubles down for second intake

[ad_1] A cyber security accelerator with links to the UK’s GCHQ intelligence agency is doubling down for a second program that’s larger and longer than the inaugural bootcamp which kicked off in January. The second cohort, announced today, will go through a nine month program vs...

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Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs to turn Toronto area into a model smart city

[ad_1] Alphabet-owned Sidewalk Labs, the Google parent’s company focused on smart city technologies, will build a “mix-use, complete community in Toronto on its eastern waterfront, with the aim of building a livable space from the ground up using innovations in construction techniques, self-driving, climate friendly...

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Google launches “strongest security” opt-in program for high risk users

[ad_1] Google has today launched a free, opt-in program aimed at users who believe their Google accounts — such as Gmail, Drive, YouTube etc — to be at particularly high risk of targeted online attacks. The Advanced Protection program currently consists of the three main elements:...

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UK spies using social media data for mass surveillance

[ad_1] Privacy rights group Privacy International says it has obtained evidence for the first time that UK spy agencies are collecting social media information on potentially millions of people. It has also obtained letters it says show the intelligence agencies’ oversight body had not been informed...

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Apple responds to Senator Franken’s Face ID privacy concerns

[ad_1] Apple has now responded to a letter from Senator Franken last month in which he asked the company to provide more information about the incoming Face ID authentication technology which is baked into its top-of-the-range iPhone X, due to go on sale early next month. As...

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