CMU

uber

Uber’s AI Hub in Pittsburgh Gutted a University Lab—Now It’s in Toronto

Will Uber be a partner in Toronto?
Jordan Pearson
5.9.17
iSpy

Carnegie Mellon Helped the Government Access a Terror-Linked iPhone, Source Says

It’s not clear if this relates to the San Bernardino case.
Joseph Cox
3.16.17
Hacking

These Glasses Fool Facial Recognition Into Thinking You’re Someone Else

Hack the system with a simple but effective form of camouflage.
Madison Margolin
11.2.16
Interview

The Head of CMU's Robotics Lab Says Self-Driving Cars Are ‘Not Even Close’

A conversation on rebuilding after Uber gutted the top lab.
Jordan Pearson
9.1.16
Features

Why Homeland Security Unleashed an 'Alien Virus' on Silicon Valley

Short answer: It was to prove a point that wireless emergency alerts could be way better—and save more lives.
Mark Harris
8.23.16
Sei

Why the CMU Tech Lab That Hacked Tor Is Government-Funded

Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDC) should come as no shock; they're everywhere.
Joseph Cox
2.26.16
FBI

Child Porn Suspect Identified by University Attack on Tor Pleads Guilty

Gabriel Peterson-Siler was unmasked after an attack, likely carried out by Carnegie Mellon University, on the Tor network.
Joseph Cox
2.2.16
FBI

The FBI Refused Our FOIA Request for Information About Its Attack on Tor

Plenty of questions around the FBI and CMU's relationship remain.
Joseph Cox
11.25.15
FBI

CMU Implies It Gave Up Silk Road 2 Data Under Subpoena

In a statement, the university did not deny handing data about Tor over to the FBI but insinuates that it was under subpoena, not a contract.
Joseph Cox
11.18.15
News

Tor Attack Could Unmask New Hidden Sites in Under Two Weeks

Someome familiar with CMU's research explained more of the project's details.
Joseph Cox
11.13.15
FBI

Academics 'Livid,' 'Concerned' Over Allegations that CMU Helped FBI Attack Tor

Researchers say it will hurt further research on the dark web.
Joseph Cox
11.12.15
machines

A Poker-Playing Supercomputer Just Barely Lost to Human Pros

What's a few hundred grand to an algorithm?
Jordan Pearson
5.11.15
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