An organization crowdsources the verification of rumors on social media in the Nepal disaster zone.
Criminals are hijacking home and office routers and printers to help them overwhelm websites with traffic.
Researchers are investigating whether recalling text messages, calls, and Facebook likes could be a useful log-in strategy.
A company that makes robots designed to work closely with humans has a new version that addresses the limitations of its first effort.
Privacy bosses at Google and Facebook say letting the U.S. government unlock encrypted customer data would make law enforcement less accountable.
A startup has a smartphone-assisted gadget that can determine your glasses prescription, with help from a remote optometrist.
The secretary for homeland security and the president’s cybersecurity advisor echo the NSA and FBI’s concerns about encryption.
Apple helped IBM create a service that can analyze medical data collected by iPhone apps, and could deliver personalized health advice.
To rescue its struggling business, Hewlett-Packard is making a long-shot bid to change the fundamentals of how computers work.
Fully autonomous weapons should be outlawed before they are developed, says a human-rights scholar.