Facebook suffers a blow from regulators in India, proving that the fight for an open web is more than an abstraction.
On this day 20 years ago, a machine defeated a sitting world champion for the first time.
The ancient civilization may have tracked Jupiter using sophisticated methods, but their reasons for stargazing were very different than ours.
The move raises the stakes of the presidential election for those concerned about global warming.
One of America’s biggest parties has much deeper roots than it appears.
The story of a 1970s computer-science lab, a spare magazine, and one model’s unlikely technological legacy
Fairygodboss's anonymous reports point to a recipe for job satisfaction.
“Space travel is how a technical, globally organized civilization makes art together.”
After getting shut down late last year, a website that allows free access to paywalled academic papers has sprung back up in a shadowy corner of the Internet.
New technology that could stop scams before they happen
The insects are miniature transformers that can compress to half their size and still run really fast. The creepy little buggers might even inspire a new generation of search and rescue robots.
New data shows a mysterious surge in the number of people killed in motor-vehicle accidents.
Regulators have banned the company’s Free Basics program and services like it that provide limited Internet access in developing countries.
Is oxygen in an exoplanet's atmosphere a sign of living beings, or something more mundane?
It’s like losing a piece of your digital self.
For the past 18 months, Ta-Nehisi has made the case that the United States will never live up to its…
The company says it has shut down 125,000 accounts primarily related to the terrorist group.
The FCC will vote February 18 on a plan that would open the cable-box market to companies like Apple, Tivo, Roku, and Google.
What happens when the big game’s primary cultural spectacles get translated into emoji?
Our missing messages finally arrived. Only they’re not really telegrams.
A new app wants to be the Tinder of platonic female relationships.