Social scientists would like Facebook to be more open about its goals and guidelines for research on user behavior.
Uncertainty hangs over Bitcoin, but investors are betting hundreds of millions that it will change the world.
Criminals are hijacking home and office routers and printers to help them overwhelm websites with traffic.
A company that makes robots designed to work closely with humans has a new version that addresses the limitations of its first effort.
To rescue its struggling business, Hewlett-Packard is making a long-shot bid to change the fundamentals of how computers work.
A Stanford professor claims to have invented a Bitcoin-like system that can handle payments faster and with more security.
Kentaro Toyama went to India with noble intentions for using technology to improve people’s lives. Now he’s wrestling with why the impact was so small.
We have the technology to dramatically increase the independence of people with spinal-cord injuries. The problem is bringing it to market and keeping it there.
Programming languages shape the way their users think—which helps explain how tech startups work and why they are able to reinvent themselves.
It might be possible to create a burger that helps the environment and improves your health. But will it taste good enough to win over the masses?