Widgets, gadgets, and the geeks who will inherit the Earth.
Why the US should hold on to Indian students
Indians bring high test scores — and tuition fees — to US universities. But could visa difficulties keep them from wanting to apply?
Don't believe everything you read on social media about the Paris attacks
Rumors, misinformation and outright lies were posted on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram during and after the deadliest violence in France since World War II.
Mastermind behind Indonesia’s crocodile-guarded prison also considering piranhas
And he's not stopping there. 'We could use tigers too — for conservation at the same time.'
German intelligence spied on the FBI, UN agencies, US and EU companies and more
The latest news on the BND spy service fuels a debate in Germany about state surveillance that was kicked off by the revelations of NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
The US has a law to stop NASA from working with China, and scientists hate it
Is it time for the US and China to start cooperating in space?
Turns out emojis are really bad for diplomacy
The cartoonish icons are everywhere. But maybe they shouldn't be. Just ask Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop.
US will require owners to register their recreational drones
Owners of recreational drones in the United States will soon have to register them, the government said Monday, as the popular devices become a growing hazard in the skies.
Facebook is accused of censoring investigative journalism about a powerful family
'It is striking that [Facebook] has acted so casually' in suspending a major newspaper's account, the head of anti-corruption group Transparency International said.
Australia is betting your smartphone can save you from shark attacks
In the great battle between human and shark, human has technology.
WGBH announces plans to acquire GlobalPost
GlobalPost’s reporting capacity will be integrated into Public Radio International (PRI) and its global news platforms and operations.
North Koreans can't get enough of illegal foreign radio
Stay tuned: The BBC is coming to the Hermit Kingdom.
DARPA's new prosthetic hand could let amputees feel touch sensations
'We’ve completed the circuit.'
Russia lifts Wikipedia ban after it edits drugs entry
Russia's media watchdog said Tuesday it had lifted a short-lived ban on Russian-language Wikipedia over an entry on a form of cannabis.
The Uber of moto-taxis tries to bring order to Jakarta's traffic insanity
And the drivers of traditional bikes — ojeks — aren't happy.
Russia bans, un-bans Reddit, continues streak of failing at the internet
It's not just Reddit.
Hiroshima simulation: Enter any location in the world and visualize the bomb's aftermath
Scary — but not as scary as the real thing, which happened 70 years ago on Thursday.
White House finally responds to petition calling for Snowden to be pardoned
The whitehouse.gov petition has been live since June 9, 2013.
If you thought NASA's New Horizons mission was done blowing your mind, you were wrong
The RoboCup world soccer championship proves humans will dominate sports for a while
Be proud. No matter how uncoordinated you are, you can still kick a soccer ball better than an autonomous robot.
The quality of this 8K YouTube video is so good you probably won't be able to watch it
Is 'Ghost Towns' too real for you?
Some UK schools are using 'anti-radicalization software' to spy on kids, because terrorism
A child is never too young to start on the path toward violent jihad, according to the logic of Britain's Counter-Terrorism and Security Act of 2015. Well, there's an app for that.
Google Street View goes underwater for #WorldOceansDay
'Mapping the ocean is key to preserving it.'
It may be time to disconnect and move to the woods
Between NSA surveillance and foreign hackers, it's hard to imagine that any of our information is private any more.
Cubans take heat for using the US Interests Section's free internet
Most ordinary Cubans can't afford the cyber cafes that offer a pricy but limited web service.
Earth needs a flag. How about this one?
You know, for when we colonize Mars and fight wars against aliens.
The US military is hosting a 'lab day' to show off its latest killer robots
Ukraine tried to score a PR victory in Nepal after the quake. It didn’t turn out well
What was supposed to be a quick extraction descended into a weeklong folly of broken airplanes and stir-crazy journalists.
In the drone race, Europe is killin' it
Europe has taken the lead over the US in developing a 'good guy' civilian drone industry.
In online war with IS, the US is behind the curve: experts
The large scale and fast pace of the IS group's social media campaign poses a daunting challenge, especially for a government bureaucracy.
This new messaging app from developers in Myanmar is kind of revolutionary
Hush is the right name for an app that lets people in Myanmar — a country that just recently emerged from oppressive isolation — talk freely.
Feature: Smartphone app scrambles for carsharing commuters
A number of smartphone apps are currently battling in the field of car-hailing, with Uber and Lyft winning the war so far.