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…
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.
Antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” are on track to kill more people than cancer, the UK’s chief financial minister will warn Thursday.
When asked to name a poison, people may well think of cyanide, arsenic or strychnine. But these are not the most toxic substances known.
These brain scans were done back in 2014. Since that time, Carhart-Harris and his colleagues have been pouring over this unprecedented trove of data.
Two schools of economic thinking have for many years been engaged in a debate about the potential effects of automation on jobs, employment and human activity
The principle goal of the Alchemists was (and is) the production of the lapis philosophorum; the philosopher’s stone or stone of the wise.
A 17th century manuscript written by Sir Isaac Newton was purchased at a Bonhams auction in Pasadena, California by the Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF), after spending decades locked away in a private collection.
Panel discussion challenges the rhetoric that national security requires that governments can access individual communications.
Provigil was initially created to treat narcolepsy and other sleep disorders like sleep apnea, and shift-work sleep disorder, but off-label use has skyrocketed by about 74 percent in recent years,
The FBI wants to classify its new “alternate” method of unlocking the suspected San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone, keeping it secret even from Apple itself, according to new reporting.