Israeli Researchers Announce Breakthrough That Could Allow Computers to Run 100x Faster

Researchers have created technology that will enable our computers, text messages and phone calls to run 100 times faster through terahertz microchips. Until now, the major challenges that stood in the way of creating the terahertz microchip were overheating and scalability. However, following three years of extensive research, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) physicist Uriel Levy … Continue reading Israeli Researchers Announce Breakthrough That Could Allow Computers to Run 100x Faster

Obama Administration Set to Expand Sharing of Data That N.S.A. Intercepts

The Obama  administration is on the verge of permitting the National Security Agency to share more of the private communications it intercepts with other American intelligence agencies without first applying any privacy protections to them, according to officials familiar with the deliberations.  The change would relax longstanding restrictions on access to the contents of the … Continue reading Obama Administration Set to Expand Sharing of Data That N.S.A. Intercepts

HOW THE NSA CONVERTS SPOKEN WORDS INTO SEARCHABLE TEXT

THE COMPUTERS ARE LISTENING Most people realize that emails and other digital communications they once considered private can now become part of their permanent record. But even as they increasingly use apps that understand what they say, most people don’t realize that the words they speak are not so private anymore, either. Top-secret documents from the archive … Continue reading HOW THE NSA CONVERTS SPOKEN WORDS INTO SEARCHABLE TEXT