A system called Mylar makes it possible to build online services that can never decrypt or leak your data.
Most content on Facebook is shared a few times but some can be shared millions of times. Now computer scientists are beginning to understand the difference.
Tweets in Turkish are down but not out, even as Turkey's prime minister tries to block Twitter inside the country.
IBM researchers have developed an algorithm that predicts your home location using your last 200 tweets.
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Inspired by Oculus Rift, Sony is adding virtual reality to the PlayStation 4.
Some people are more susceptible to conspiracy theories than others, say computational social scientists who have studied how false ideas jump the "credulity barrier" on Facebook.
Google manages to invest in fundamental research without having a traditional lab in which to do it.
Facebook’s new AI research group reports a major improvement in face-processing software.
Controlling an iPhone or Android phone with just your voice and a noise-cancelling headset is doable, but frustrating.