The internet also said “hello, again” to more government shutdown talk last week….
3-D printed rifles, Iran missile hacking, and more of the week’s top security news….
Trouble at OKCupid, Coffee Meets Bagel, and Jack’d have made February a bad stretch for romantics online….
He was considered a wacko and denied access to a broad audience. Today, anyone can spread wild ideas online….
NASA announced that, after 15 years and 5,000 charge cycles, the Mars rover Opportunity is officially dead. Here’s what killed the tenacious little robot….
The Green New Deal unveiled by congressional Democrats last week is fairly criticized for being vague and unrealistic. But the US needs ambitious societal goals….
Many of the body cameras worn by police are woefully vulnerable to hacking and manipulation. Amber Authenticate wants to fix that—with the blockchain….
Here’s how to tune in, even if you don’t have a TV. (And give Kendrick album of the year already.)…
Before stars are stars and solar systems emerge, there is nothing but gas and dust….
Between 1917 and 1991 the USSR built hundreds of sanatoriums across its empire. Many of them still survive….
Lawmakers want more information about Facebook’s Project Atlas program, which collected data from teens and sidestepped device makers’ privacy policies….
The special counsel’s indictments have so far stopped short tying Trump and his associates to a broader conspiracy, blanks that will eventually get filled in….
The DJ set didn’t need a headset, but it created a sense of presence that will prove integral as VR and AR become commonplace….
To handle its massive amount of data, Facebook built new hardware and software tools, and shared them through open source….
TVs are on sale because of the Super Bowl, and we’ve rounded up our favorite discounted sets, soundbars, and devices….
The Curiosity rover is a social-media champ, and more….
Our full guide to streaming Super Bowl 53 for free online (and the Puppy Bowl and Kitten Bowl)….
In 1972, a photo of a Swedish Playboy model was used to engineer the digital image format that would become the JPEG. The model herself was mostly a mystery—until now….
Your phone won’t last more than about 5 minutes in weather below -35 degrees Fahrenheit—just long enough for you to also get nibbled by frostbite….
The next frontier? Augmented reality, artificial intelligence, and a return to real people….