FindFace's technology may one day allow anyone to identify you with their phone.
A look at how The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and BuzzFeed compare.
With #ellaneedswheels, a mother took on the insurance company that wouldn’t cover her mysteriously paralyzed child.
What the billionaire’s financing of lawsuits against the gossip rag says about Internet culture.
A new analysis finds a “mass exodus” of the platform’s most popular accounts.
The originally peaceful building blocks have added more and more weapons since they were introduced.
New earbuds from Waverly Tech claim to translate conversations as they are happening—so someone speaking English could seamlessly flirt with a stranger talking in French.
The @-reply is dead.
A.I. helpers like Alexa and Siri are useful, but they’re not smart enough to keep your questions private—at least not yet.
Scientists are using a network called the World Community Grid to process huge amounts of data in an attempt to understand how to tackle the virus.
How a strange face in a random 19th-century newspaper ad became a portal to a forgotten moment in ASCII art history
The material gave rise to currency, bureaucracy, and modern communication—and caused panic over technological change.
Many animated series in the U.S. are hand-drawn in South Korea, but the country’s recent transition to digital tools could spur a transformation in American television.
To escape Facebook’s crackdown and connect with white-power groups worldwide, U.S.-based extremists are joining VK.
The fight to make law enforcement take online threats seriously
Since at least 2008, spies have used technology to try to infiltrate campaigns.
How a collection of simple graphics from the early days of the personal computer shaped today’s visual shorthand
As a break from political drear, a festival of news from the skies. 1) Good news: Solar Impulse…
Last week, I wrote about a new Brookings report on sextortion, an increasingly common form of blackmail that the authors…
The social network has said that it would never try to influence how someone votes, but that doesn't mean that it couldn't.
For generations, families have relied on thimbles, needles, and thread to transform the clothes they have into the clothes they want to wear. An Object Lesson.