Edward Snowden Is Campaigning Against the World’s Largest Biometric ID Program

Aadhaar, India’s 12-digit unique identification number program that has been under fire for its security and privacy systems.

Russian Twitterbots Are Blaming the US Shutdown on Democrats

In the last 48 hours, Russia-linked Twitter accounts tweeted #schumershutdown more than any other hashtag.

A Shutdown Smorgasbord for Tired Techies

Amazon's turning to artificial intelligence to get rid of store lines while YouTube is still tuning its algorithms to flag objectionsable content.

Design a Long-Haul Drone And Win Up to $320,000

A National Institute of Standards and Technology contest wants the drone that can haul the most for the longest flight time.

The Robots of 2018 Are iPads on Wheels

Information robots took over the robot section of CES 2018.

To Unleash Blockchain's Potential, Government Must Direct Its Growth

One of the biggest issues federal agencies run into with blockchain projects is making sure sensitive data doesn't fall into the wrong hands.

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.

Here’s How to Stop Squelching New Ideas, Eric Schmidt’s Advisory Board Tells DoD

An exclusive preview of the Defense Innovation Board’s new recommendations for James Mattis.

When Will Astronauts Launch From U.S. Soil Again?

NASA is hopeful SpaceX and Boeing will soon free the country from dependency on Russia, but delays abound.

Despite Progress, Social Platforms Still Not Terrorist-Proof

Lawmakers grilled Facebook, YouTube and Twitter over their efforts to block extremist content on their platforms.

Google To Build 3 Undersea Internet Cables

The company hopes to create more reliable connectivity for international customers.

IARPA Wants to Use Machine Learning to Help Prevent Terrorist Attacks

Automated video monitoring could also help detect threats more efficiently than human operators.

Microsoft Develops Virtual Reality For Disaster Response

What's the best way to evacuate a building during an earthquake? VR can show you.

All The Ways Women Are Still Discriminated Against in STEM

Three-quarters of women in computer jobs said they have experienced gender-related discrimination.

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.

Facebook Finally Blinks

Mark Zuckerberg’s radical decision to reinvent the News Feed is a plea for mercy.