The system wasn’t built for cellphones, which makes it hard for dispatchers to locate people reporting emergencies.
It’s no accident that Iowa, where the first transcontinental railroad began, is now home to a huge data-center industry.
Health care? Babysitting? Mariachi bands?
The social network fundamentally changed in early 2014. And that’s causing big problems for the company.
Ten was the worst.
A roundup of the most captivating stories from around the web
Night in the suburbs. Home late, Adam drops his jacket on the couch and informs his wife, Kristina, that he’s…
A new theory says ginormous worlds may be hidden in the massive spiral patterns that can collect around newborn stars.
Astronomers and Native Hawaiian activists agree that Mauna Kea is a portal to the universe, they just can't agree on how it should be used.
The first peer-reviewed study of the company’s defeat devices says that 200 Americans could be killed eventually if the cars aren’t fixed.
The main appeal of Uber and Lyft is predictability. If I’m trying to find a regular taxi, I have…
A new study finds the universe is chock-full of materials for making Earth-like planets, but most of them haven't formed yet.
“I don’t know of one. I know a bunch that will probably make life marginally simpler for the most privileged 5 percent of Americans.”
It’s the best way for climate-concerned billionaires to fight global warming.
In our poll of the industry, more than 70 percent said they hadn’t yet taken the plunge.
Perhaps the most insidious use of a drone yet: Amanda Ripley, interviewed in the above video…
The organization that sets the guidelines for online ads has capitulated and announced a “leaner” standard.
Thin and relatively unprotected, deep-sea cables could be the next target in tech warfare.
The feature, which hosts news stories on the company’s servers, is already changing how I use the social network.
Geologists have discovered evidence of an ancient 560-foot mega-tsunami.
“No one wants to pay $30 to read a research paper from 1987.”
We asked 101 tech entrepreneurs, thinkers, and executives who they’d banish from their industry and region if they could.