It involves satellites and weather balloons.
As kids, two Guinean brothers invented a new script for their native language. Now they’re trying to get it on every smartphone.
The changes still don’t stop the companies from enabling the spread of misinformation.
A clever experiment with Twitter bots shows that telling people not to be racist can work—but only if it comes from someone influential and white.
Parents can remotely track infants’ heart rate, their mood, and their every move—but should they?
The tiny tool has held up Roman togas and decorated punk rockers. Now, it’s a symbol of support. An Object Lesson.
The best tools for tracking down spirits have always been the ones fallible enough to find something.
Trump’s most fringe supporters found a voice—and an audience—on mainstream social media sites.
People reported seeing a memorial banner on the site that urged friends to celebrate their lives.
How the electricity craze of the late 19th century paved the way for FitBits and smart watches
It’s equivalent to 1.5 Super Bowls happening every day, audience-wise.
How the site could get serious about fact-checking
When the Internet of Things begins to track electrical usage, houses could become more measured—and scrutinized—than ever.
It’s long past time for tech companies to acknowledge that wielding enormous publishing power requires taking editorial responsibility.
The president-elect’s attacks on the press hint at an unfriendly atmosphere for reporters.
Hopeful pre-election selfies are still high up in news feeds, even after Clinton’s defeat.
In much of the print world, Donald Trump’s victory won’t show up until Thursday.
Several different groups went after the candidates’ campaign sites this week, using the same technique that took down the internet in the U.S. last month.
A former systems operator logs back in to the original computer-based social network.
The group behind the contested project is still pushing for construction on the Big Island, but has selected an alternate site just in case.
There’s no real evidence that consumer devices keep infants safer, and doctors say “peace of mind” isn’t a good enough reason to buy them.