Drones Keep Getting in the Way of Firefighting in California. That Seems Bad.
There’s a New Sheriff in Reddit TownBut his plan to crack down on hate speech could actually make the problem worse.
World Leaders Refuse to Budge From Worst-Case Climate Scenario
Is Pluto a Planet? Who Cares!Science isn’t about facts. It’s about process.
Obama to Expand Internet Access for the Poor, Because the Web Is a Necessity
These Headphones Let You Listen to Music Safely While You Ride Your Bike
We’re Going to See a Lot More Hoaxes Like the Bogus “Twitter Sale” Story. Prepare Yourself.
“Imagining the Future Is Dangerous”Sci-fi writer Ernest Cline discusses Ready Player One, virtual reality, and nostalgia.
No, the Earth Is Not Heading for a “Mini Ice Age”
Death of Nintendo President Satoru Iwata Prompts Outpouring of Gamer Love
Head of OPM Resigns Over Government Employee Data Breach
The Social Security Number’s InsecuritiesWe use our SSNs for everything. Data breaches are showing why that’s so terrible.
Facebook Has Finally Decided You Might Know Yourself Better Than It Does
You Don’t Really Want to Know Who Unfriended You on Facebook
The New Approach to Fighting Wildfires
Who Cares About Amazon Prime Air?Drones’ real potential isn’t in delivery—it’s in democratizing information.
Tesla’s New “Ludicrous” Acceleration Mode Is, Yeah, Quite Fast
Google Wants to Show You Just How Dangerous the Internet Is
Long-Dead PC Company Commodore Just Launched a Smartphone
How OPM Betrayed MeI trusted it with my most sensitive information. But it didn’t bother securing the data.
The Golden Age of SurveillanceThe government doesn’t need to weaken encryption—it already has the tools it needs to catch criminals.
Watch The Perfect Storm With NOAA Administrator Kathryn Sullivan
Report: China Is Making a Huge Database of Americans, and No One Connected the Dots
Java Was Really Insecure For a While. Then It Got Better. Now There’s a New Problem.
Ellen Pao Steps Down as Interim CEO of Reddit
OPM Admits What We All Feared: 21.5 Million SSNs Leaked in Background Check Breach
The Stock Exchange and United Outages Weren’t Hacks, but They Were Just as Scary
IBM Just Made the World’s Most Advanced Computer Chip
Now You Can Buy Shampoo and Cleanser That Promote the Growth of “Good” Bacteria