Documents Suggest Vermont’s DMV Illegally Used Facial Recognition Software
China’s Best Go Player Lost a Game to an A.I. The Chinese Government Censored It.
The Trump Administration Reportedly Wants Authority to Track and Destroy Drones. That Could Be a Problem.
Google’s Weird Little Blob Emojis Will Soon Be No More
Who Owns Your Genetic Data After a Home DNA Test?
Before WannaCry Was Unleashed, Hackers Plotted About It on the Dark Web
To Disclose or Not to DiscloseWe need to revamp the system the government uses to decide whether to stockpile vulnerabilities like the one behind the WannaCry ransomware.
Patching Is Hard, and Windows XP Will Die HarderUpdates can keep networks safe—but it’s more complicated than it sounds.
Google’s New Lens Feature Turns Your Smartphone Camera Into a Search Engine
Future Tense Newsletter: Comey Leaves Behind a Damaged Tech Legacy at the FBI
How Movie Magic Could Help Translate for Deaf StudentsLife-like computer avatars can translate written and spoken words into sign language.
Comey Leaves Behind an FBI With More Technical Expertise—and Less Technical CredibilityHe badly misjudged public perception of the bureau’s use of technology.
So Far, That Enormous Ransomware Attack Has Only Netted About $55,000 for the Hackers
Trump Threatened to End Press Briefings. Twitter Saw a Chance to Profit.
Self-Driving-Car Experts Are Reportedly Trying to Flee Uber Before Google Kneecaps It in Court
Netizen Report: In India and Jamaica, Women Face Threats for Resisting Misogyny Online
Future Tense Newsletter: Expect More Massive Cyberattacks
Republicans Want the FCC to Let Them Drop Messages Directly Into Your Voicemail Inbox
After the Bombing in Manchester, Heartless People Tweeted Fake Stories About Missing Loved Ones
Don’t Freak Out About the FCC’s New Approach to Net NeutralityAt least, not yet.
I’ve Created a Monster!And so can you.
The Relationship Between Social Media and Organ Donation? It’s Complicated.Facebook posts soliciting living donors are going viral—and causing problems for transplant centers.
What Did Iranian President Rouhani Actually Achieve?He ran—and won—on a campaign of openness and internet freedom. But implementing it has been complicated.
Could San Francisco Ban Those Adorable Food-Delivery Robots?
Malicious Cyber Capability Is Spreading. How Do We Stop It?It’s easier than ever to launch a large-scale attack using leaked information.
It Took a Specialist Less Than Half an Hour to Hack Into a Superyacht
What Slate Readers Think About Synthetic Biology
The Malware Attacking the U.K.’s National Health Service Could’ve Been Stopped. Here’s Why It Wasn’t.
Everything You Need to Know About the “Digital” “Catapults” Donald Trump Thinks the Navy Doesn't Need
In the Age of Trump, We Need to Protect Map DatabasesAccess to information is under threat like never before.