Reports of a backdoor in the messaging app overlook the fact that building software used by 1 billion people can require compromise.
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.
Chips with silicon “neurons” could make satellites, aircraft, and drones smarter.
The cryptocurrency has reached a three-year high, but it’s no cause for celebration.
Hewlett Packard Labs has developed a complex processor that uses light to outperform regular chips on tasks like the traveling salesman problem.
Authorities have asked Amazon to turn over data from a suspect’s Echo, raising thorny privacy questions.
Russian hackers may be behind attacks leveled at the nation’s power grid and artillery. The West should take note.