Google Ventures and CIA's venture capital arm, In-Q-Tel, both made an investment in a company "that monitors the web in real time - and says it uses that information to predict the future," according to Wired
. The company, Recorded Future, scours Web sites, blogs and Twitter accounts to find the relationships between people, organizations, actions and incidents.
Reportedly the company's temporal analytics engine "goes beyond search" by "looking at the 'invisible links' between documents that talk about the same, or related, entities and events."
MediaPost wrote last year about the CIA's investments
in social media.