Sending sensors deep into the ocean could allow for earlier and more accurate tsunami warnings.
How legal representation could come to resemble TurboTax
Tech companies are spending hundreds of millions of dollars to improve conditions for female employees. Here’s why not much has changed—and what might actually work.
After six weeks of brutally bad PR, the ridesharing giant is ratcheting up its defense.
Emergency call lines in the United States rarely fail, yet they're more vulnerable than ever.
Inside the battle for the future of a technology that could really, truly change the world
Thermal images reveal what parts of the screen were tapped, even after it’s left untouched for 30 seconds.
Can a 3-D printed model of the organ change views on female sexuality? Yes and no. An Object Lesson.
Inbox maintenance was taking up a lot of Dan Ariely’s time, so he decided to study it as he would anything else.
Why technological failures are such handy metaphors
Under-the-radar workers have scrubbed objectionable material from Facebook and other sites since well before the fake-news controversy.
Descartes Labs lets you point-and-hop between features in China and the United States.
Do lucrative deals with advertisers have to come at the expense of users’ civil rights?
With its latest leak, the site is daring reporters to go on a scavenger hunt for scoops.
Unlike a conventional military strike, state-on-state cyberattacks can go unreported for years.
Madison Square Garden went partly silent Sunday night, and not because the Knicks are terrible.
“This could set off very serious alarm bells in Beijing and Moscow.”
It’s often just a fancy name for a computer program.
In digital environments, the right to refuse service can be made invisible. That’s not necessarily a good thing.
Downloads of the ride-sharing company’s software largely haven’t waned.
Is the internet helpful or hurtful to human creativity? I posed that question to the reader discussion group known as…