Google senior exec Regina Dugan violated ethics rules whilst at DARPA

A report from the US Defence Department Inspector General reports that the decision to award a contract to a company she owns stakes in was a violation of ethics.

IBM's silicon human brain: more cat and mouse than human

It's smarter than the average chip according to IBM, and can simulate the brain's neurons, doing brain-like stuff without consuming a lot of power.

US requests $5b in extra funding to bolster cybercrime defences

The request has been made by the Department of Defence and it means that the country’s cyber operations budget will be worth 8.5 per cent of total defence spending.