Death has always been the great equalizer. It was the one unavoidable aspect of existence, the one sure thing everybody could bet on
Nick Bilton is best known as the New York Times’ man in Silicon Valley, but here he writes a speculative piece for Vanity Fair in which he presents a former spy’s theory…
NASA has successfully placed another probe, Juno, in orbit around Jupiter for the second time in history. The list of interplanetary probes that have revealed intimate details of the largest planet in…
The smartphone in your hand enables you to record a video, edit it and send it around the world. With your phone, you can navigate in cities, buy a car, track your vital signs and accomplish thousands of other tasks. And so?
Relax, the aliens were here a long, long time ago, according to Adam Frank, an astrophysics professor at the University of Rochester and co-founder of NPR’s 13.7 Cosmos and Culture blog, writing at the…
Police do not need a warrant to obtain a person’s cellphone location data held by wireless carriers, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Tuesday, dealing a major setback to privacy advocates.
Did you hear about the secret meeting earlier this month at Harvard Medical School? The one where scientists schemed to create a parentless human being from scratch?
As if the world wasn’t anxious enough about automation and artificial intelligence fleecing jobs from the working class, now even lawyers might feel a little nervous.
The latest investigation into the efficacy of the drug revealed that a week after receiving the dose, all patients experienced a dramatic improvement in symptoms.
Hacker David Michael Levin, owner of Vanguard Cybersecurity, was arrested on Wednesday after the Florida Department of Law Enforcement received a referral from the Lee County Sheriff’s Office
Former Facebook employees who managed the “Trending News” section of the site are accusing the behemoth social media platform of censoring news stories and “injecting” others to artificially inflate their popularity.
Ultimately, it’s an evolutionary arms race. Offspring continually evolve strategies to steal resources, while mothers evolve strategies to defend their resources.
Generic – or what is now considered “old school” – phishing attacks typically took the form of the infamous “Nigerian prince” type emails
A controversial deal between tech giant Google and the National Health Service (NHS) will allow artificial intelligence units access to 1.6 million confidential medical records.
Amid the global threat of terrorism, the actual attacks that occur can vary widely. Terrorists aim at different targets in different locations, and tend to be either shooting or bombing or both
Swiss multinational bank, Credit Suisse, will collaborate with data analysis firm, Palantir, to launch a trader surveillance program.
It sounds more like a question posed in an episode of “Star Trek” than in academic discourse, but sometimes the bleeding edge of science blurs with themes found in science fiction.