House Democrats are offering $1.6 billion to implement new surveillance technologies at the border and add more border-patrol officers. Human rights groups are concerned.
A law professor explains New York's probe into Apple's response to the bug and the difference between privacy and security issues under consumer-protection regulations.
While it may sound like an easy climate win to have buses run on battery power, the technology may not be ready to support such initiatives.
Among the charges: lying to banks, violating sanctions, and dismembering a T-Mobile robot.
Data-protection regulations in the E.U. require transparency in data mining. In the U.S. no such rules exist, but some states are working to change that.
It's an issue that focuses on the protections granted by the Fifth Amendment.
As researchers tag an increasing number of species, a debate has arisen over the consequences for animal welfare, conservation, and technology.
It's clear that the public has lost trust in the FTC's ability to promote competition and protect consumers. They need to restore that trust to effectively regulate.
With the right policy support, sparsely populated areas of the U.S. may be on the brink of becoming the country's next hub for innovation.
Unless we find a new form of electronic technology that uses less energy, computing will become limited by an "energy crunch" within decades.
Patrick Ball has advised nine truth commissions, four U.N. missions, and dozens of advocacy groups in more than 30 countries. And his non-profit, the Human Rights Data Analysis Group, "represents, without a doubt, the world's top people doing statistical work on human rights violations."
The company's close ties to the Chinese government, accusations of intellectual property theft, and technological vulnerabilities has thrown its future into doubt.
Tumblr's unique culture normalized queerness and social justice. Without it, where will Gen Z turn?
Though scooter-shares have led to sidewalk safety concerns, they're also an accessible transportation option.
Pacific Standard spoke with a philosopher who's trying to code ethical algorithms into autonomous vehicles.
Marc Benioff, the chief executive of Salesforce, has pitted himself against Jack Dorsey, the chief executive of Twitter and Square, by spending millions of dollars to fund campaigns promoting the passage of a homelessness benefits initiative in the city.
New research finds it's an effective way to step into the shoes of someone less fortunate.
Author Bruce Schneier warns about the coming hyper-networked world where all your devices are talking to each other.