When hackers broke into Mat Honan's Apple account last week, they couldn't answer his security questions. And Apple didn't even care.
Humans have a tendency to see faces where there are none. So do computers. Are they more like us in their flaws?
"Hence, we may justly conclude that the Returns of Comets are much more frequent than is vulgarly reckoned."
A new partnership among YouTube, the Center for Investigative Reporting, and the Knight Foundation is carving out a spot on the Internet for video journalism.
A new app edition of the Babylonian Talmud promises greater access and interactivity, but falls short on a few counts.
It's a lot harder for readers to avoid information than for media organizations to craft ways to give people a choice.
Sprinters in the position farthest from the pistols were getting slower start times, so organizers switched to an electronic tone.
New images from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera confirm that five of the six American flags on the moon survive.
A plea for support from a former Amazon employee results in big money for Washington United for Marriage.
The Guardian has created a tool that lets readers disappear Olympics coverage, raising questions about the role of editors in an age of self-curation.
Google has confirmed that the popular Google Talk service has been unstable this morning.
Lord Sharkey said, "If my Bill becomes law, as I hope it will, then this will finally go some way towards acknowledging the debt we all owe to Alan Turing and grant him the free pardon he so clearly deserves."
NASA scientists describe what the rover will be looking for when it arrives on the red planet.
During a five-day period earlier this month, 97 percent of the surface of Greenland's ice sheet thawed.
Is it possible that the glut of shoddy infographics is the byproduct of Google's algorithm? If so, it's high-time for a change.
From HTML text, to downloads, to citations, a look at how researchers hone in on the papers they want.
The AIDS quilt is so large that even the National Mall cannot hold it all at once. But the Internet can.
Yes, the Olympics athletes are all arriving in London. And, yes, Grindr crashed. But sadly, correlation does not imply causation.
During its 40 years in space, the Landsat program has provided scientists with a clear and sometimes terrifying picture of our changing planet.
Scientists from Harvard and Caltech announce the creation of a bioengineered, swimming jellyfish made from rat cells.