The companies who make the devices could be held accountable.
Retail is on its way to a future of personalized everything—even prices.
Cities and states are investing in biometric scanning technology, with few laws in place to restrict what they can do with it.
Fraudsters are getting cleverer and more aggressive—but the government is cracking down.
A group of engineers found a way to use everyday devices to transfer small amounts of data through skin.
Identifying cars would help it speed up pickup times at brick-and-mortar stores—but it could use the information to track your location.
A security researcher found a way to “piggyback” on video chats, and it’s very hard to detect.
Last year, the world lost at least $2.4 billion when governments intentionally shut down their countries’ networks.
The company wants to beat Apple at its own game.
A new tool lets you tell your friends you’re thinking about them with just a tap, “no words needed.”
His refusal to point fingers is a departure from the Obama administration’s willingness to attribute cyberattacks to foreign countries.
Sentiment-analysis software can help companies figure out what’s bothering workers—or what they’re excited about.
Online courses are praised for their potential to make education accessible to everyone—but they’re leaving students behind.
The city has never before used the emergency system the way it did Monday morning.
It’s a long shot, but who knows what the president might do in his last months in office.
Internet users make weaker passwords when government surveillance is on their minds.
The company has been praised for killing floppy disks and CDs. Will its decision to remove the headphone jack inevitably be seen the same way?
New research traces the divides in people's paths around the web.
As foreign hackers target election data, voters may lose faith in digital ballots.
Apple just released a patch that fixes three giant vulnerabilities in iOS.