GPS data created by millions of people who use mobile devices or apps to track their exercise might also be revealing sensitive national security information. A 20-year-old Australian student discovered the locations of bases where military forces and intelligence services…
The growth of high-paying science, technology, engineering and math jobs has declined slightly in recent years due to automation.
By PBS NewsHour
Technology in 2017 may have inspired more skepticism than the awe or optimism it has in the past. Such defining moments, from harassment allegations to hacking exploits, may have cast the tech industry in a much harsher light. Hari Sreenivasan…
“The Africa I know and I represent is one where youth, technology, entrepreneurship and innovation will thrive,” said Stephen Ozoigo of African Technology Foundation.
By PBS NewsHour
When Martha Lane Fox was starting her career in tech, the internet felt like the "most incredible, redistributive, democratic, empowering force for good." So what went wrong? Fox, a current board member of Twitter and founder of Doteveryone, offers her…
By Teresa Carey
New kayaks, rigged with custom sensors by British scientists, can serenade paddlers with music made from environmental data.
By Lesley McClurg, KQED Science
The California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG), a consumer watchdog group, just released their annual Trouble in Toyland report.
By Leo Braudy, The Conversation
All the popular monsters you'll see out trick-or-treating, from Frankenstein to Dracula, were born out of fear and anxiety about change and technology.
By Jean Twenge, The Conversation
By 2015, 43 percent of teens reported sleeping less than seven hours a night on most nights – meaning almost half of U.S. teens are significantly sleep-deprived.
By Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press
Previously, Facebook declined to make the ads public. While Facebook's chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, now favors the release, she didn't say Thursday when the company would do so.
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