How to Give the Gift of Bitcoin This Holiday Season

All of your friends and family are secretly hoping to unwrap the gift of a speculative, volatile investment.

A Roomba of One’s Own

We don’t truly own our devices.

Hurricane Maria Has Made Puerto Rico a Testbed for New Technology

Government, tech companies, and nonprofits have all worked to bring the US territory back online.

These Real-World Tricks Can Help Keep You Secure Online

You don't have to be a cyber genius to stop hackers in their tracks. You just need a piece of tape.

A High-School Student Designed an App That Could Save Farmers’ Lives

CalorApp aims to give farmworkers the immediate information they need to serve as their own inspectors

Census Can Move Forward After $283 Million Contract Dispute

AT&T, the company that filed the protest, reached a deal to work as a subcontractor on Census operations.

Are Smartphones Making Us Less Productive?

This is not an idle thought, but a serious question recently posed by the Bank of England.

Policy Opens the Door for Smartphone Use in Classified Settings

Mobile devices will still be banned from facilities where highly classified information is shared.

New Google App Could Help You Save Data

Because even 'unlimited' data plans have limits.

Here’s What Citizens Taught Feds During Disasters

After the summer's hurricanes, agencies are looking at how everyday people can help in disaster relief efforts.

A Supreme Court Case This Week Could Change US Digital Privacy Standards

Your smartphone is leaving a trail of digital breadcrumbs that the government can follow.

EPA Sued Over Employees Using Encrypted Messaging App

An advocacy group is suing the EPA over an open records request regarding employees’ use of the application Signal.

GAO: FCC Needs to Consider How Connected Toasters Could Clog the Spectrum

The internet of things could eat up spectrum, but the FCC isn’t doing enough to anticipate strains.

Report: Government Websites Are (Somehow) Getting Worse

Most federal websites fail metrics related to load time and secure connections, according to a think tank assessment.