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.

Despite Progress, Social Platforms Still Not Terrorist-Proof

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

Facebook Finally Blinks

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

A List of 2018’s Most Promising Jobs Reveals the American Dream Is In IT

Many of the titles on the just-released list are remarkably similar to each other.

Controversial Anti-Sex Trafficking Bill Could Get Vote This Month

But lawmakers could face an uphill battle reconciling the bill with its tech-friendly House counterpart.

Social Media Newsfeeds have Hijacked Your Attention—Here’s How to Reclaim It

You are locking yourself into a self-perpetuating feedback loop, cut off from new information.

Twitter: We’re Not Going to Ban Donald Trump

The company reaffirmed it's somewhat unclear terms of service.

Mitt Romney Is the Latest Political Target of Russian Trolls and Bots

Social media activity linked to Russia has increased massively

How to Reduce Your Screen Time in 2018

If your New Year's resolution is to fight that tech addiction, here are some helpful tips.

8 Overly Confident, Mostly Pessimistic Predictions About Tech in 2018

The bankification of Big Tech, a strange profusion of wheeled vehicles, and more predictions about the year to come.

Barack Obama Reflects on Leaving the Presidency

He gave his first major interview as a private citizen to Prince Harry of Wales—discussing his marriage, his aspirations, and the importance of free speech.

All the Things You Can—and Can’t—Do with Your WeChat Account in China

It may even make the government's physical identity cards a thing of the past.

American Elections Remain Unprotected

Ahead of the 2018 midterms, the threat of Russia-linked cyber and disinformation campaigns still looms large.

China’s Internet 'Clean-up' Has Closed Over 13,000 Illegal Websites Since 2015

While the report says all the websites taken down over the three-year span were illegal, it provided few other details about the sites taken down.