The Federal Trade Commission says people cannot exploit personal information shared in confidence for commercial gain.
Researchers have found that geography makes us who we are—genetically and linguistically.
The millennial-targeted news site is "pressing the start button" Tuesday.
A century ago, people worried that color would ruin motion pictures; instead, it changed visual narratives forever.
Blogging allowed writers to say anything about anything at any time—and offered the temptation to project unrelenting certainty. But The Daily Dish showed the medium's higher potential.
It's not just the wire-cam. More nuanced stylistic elements have crept into TV broadcasts too.
Let's hope that some day we'll look back on the current crackdown as an unfortunate phase.
A government employee who had been drinking crashed a drone on the president's property. This is his song.
Art imitates life as carpet-makers weave images of war into their creations.
Bill Gates says he's concerned about the decisions machines of the near future will make once they outsmart humans.
Armed with tiny orbiting sensors, a startup plans to build the world's largest database of private weather data.
Old-fashioned navigation is enjoying a renaissance on the island, where Internet access is still scant.
Why does high fashion go over the moon for the stars?
To fully understand what’s at stake in the fight over the future of the Internet, you have to revisit another era.
Hidden away on Google’s campus, doctors at a world-class life sciences lab are trying to change the way people think about their health.
"P.C. culture" doesn't impede progress; it's a natural—if totally awkward—response to it.
NASA has discovered a star twice as old as our sun with five Earth-sized planets of its own.
A Canadian inventor believes his tornado machine could solve the world's energy crisis. The only problem? He has to prove it works.
My mother and father have long made it clear what their wishes are for when their times come—except for when it comes to their online footprints.
Officers are railing against the traffic app's cop-tracking alerts, demanding that Google stop the service to drivers.