Reports of a backdoor in the messaging app overlook the fact that building software used by 1 billion people can require compromise.
Her death is a reminder that antibiotic-resistant bacteria are getting worse, even as they garner little attention.
The brain is complex—but when techniques developed to analyze how it works were applied to a chip running Donkey Kong, they were found lacking.
Alphabet has scrapped its project. Facebook’s is struggling, too.
Blockstack’s system would let you control your own personal data—for example, by revoking a site’s access to it.
Members of Best Buy’s Geek Squad passed incriminating evidence to the law enforcement agency and received payments from agents.
Experts warn that a potential IVF breakthrough could have unintended social consequences.
Chips with silicon “neurons” could make satellites, aircraft, and drones smarter.
The technique could be faster and more versatile than developing genetically modified crops from scratch.
Grail, a company that aims to use a blood test to spot cancer, has announced a massive round of funding for its experimental approach.