The New Way Your Computer Can Be Attacked

Unprecedented computer-chip vulnerabilities exposed this month paint a grim picture of the future of cybersecurity.

How to Recycle Your Old Tech

Almost everything can be recycled. Even that mysterious cord that goes to nothing.

The Robots of 2018 Are iPads on Wheels

Information robots took over the robot section of CES 2018.

In Case of Shutdown, These Agencies Want Your Government Phone Off

For some feds, the only authorized use of a government-issued device during a shutdown is seeing if they need to go back to work.

Lebanese Spy Agency Likely Behind Fake Messaging Apps, Researchers Say

The nation-state-run campaign being called Dark Caracal has been ongoing, undetected for years, despite not being all that sophisticated.

Apple CEO Says iPhone Users Will Soon Be Able to Disable Battery Management

The company is continuing its apology tour for intentionally slowing down phones.

The Internet Broke Emergency Alerts

America’s emergency notification systems were first built for war, and then rebuilt for peace. A false alarm in Hawaii shows that they didn’t anticipate how media works in the smartphone era.

Can I Use My Government Smartphone During a Shutdown?

Just because government goes dark during a shutdown doesn’t mean your government devices have to, too.

How It Became Normal to Ignore Texts and Emails

Digital messages mimic the speed of real conversation, but often what people like best is the ability to put them off.

This Smart Credit Card Might Soon Rule Your Wallet

A smart credit card could communicate directly with banking institutions.

Wireless Charging Is Finally Possible. Here's How.

Here's some good news if your smartphone has a mediocre battery.

Border Agents Are Searching Through More Travelers' Devices Than Ever

Customs and Border Protection released updated rules for how officials can search phones, laptops and tablets in the age of encryption.

Amazon Echo’s Dominance in the Smart-Speaker Market Is a Lesson on the Virtue of Being First

Three years and change since Amazon first launched Alexa, the digital assistant has become a familiar voice in American homes.