Why so many groups are against them, but haven't agreed on what they are
As access to medical information becomes more democratized, patients have new power to investigate their problems.
'Small data' technology could finally replace food products' expiration dates.
Predictive analysis combs through calendars and search histories—and gets in the way of routine self-deception.
Behold, the wonders of petrichor.
The World Well-Being Project uses Facebook updates to correlate language with personality traits.
The company is now showing users tweets from accounts they don't follow. That’s a bigger deal than it seems.
In the past, it's been difficult to definitively answer a question like this. A new, nation-wide database might help.
According to new data from Facebook, about 15 million people have encountered the fundraising game.
No, NASA says.
Safety has always been a huge barrier to entry for cabbies, but the ride-finding app's features seem to reduce the risk of a driver being victimized.
As it considers revising its rules, the company must decide which users it really values.
The gentle, dependable workhorse that everyone relies on and nobody owns
Workers can look forward to coming back to an inbox exactly as they'd left it.
Yes, journalists and citizens have a right to record law-enforcement officers. But why not require police to record themselves?
A man who has spent the last decade trying to make the Internet better tells the story of how he launched one of the most hated online features.
It's not too late to ditch the ad-based business model and build a better web.
A device that reminds doctors and nurses to wash their hands
Four predictions about how brain stimulation will make us smarter
An Internet-standards expert says the miracle feature is “perfectly plausible.”
And effectively ended the country's manned space program