Drivers say the data they generate for Uber—even when they don't have passengers—contain value that they're not being compensated for
Ethiopia turned its fledgling internet into a surveillance machine.
A Minecraft YouTuber with over 600,000 subscribers has inappropriate relationships with underage fans. He's not alone.
The destiny of Ecuador, a small country with outsize ambitions, now depends overwhelmingly on a commodity price it cannot control.
Some scientists say psychic dreams are real. Explaining how they happen is another issue altogether.
From WWII, through the leftwing rebellions of the 80s, to the squats of Berlin, the CCC is a hacking conference built on politics. And volunteers.
Can heavy, polypropylene-stuffed blankets help veterans with combat-related sleep disorders get some rest?
Miguel Caballero has a new line of high fashion bulletproof gear.
In the hills of Virginia, biologists are breeding droves of the wild African cats, but it's not an easy task.
One warrant authorised the hacking of an unlimited number of unidentified targets.
We covered a lot of ground this year, feature-wise. And the story is far from over.
Being a real life mermaid is a novel approach to ocean activism. But there are some who question whether her work can be doing more damage than good.
Technology is making working dogs stronger and more dangerous, by design.
On the trail of the man believed to be Variety Jones, one of the architects of the defunct drug marketplace Silk Road.
It doesn’t bode well that Skype keeps crashing during my first attempt to speak with Giulio Prisco. Despite the marvels of modern technology, I can't seem to find a way to talk with the Italian theoretical physicist and computer scientist about
It’s easy to write software that creates legible poetry. But computer scientists are interested in the next step: a program that’s actually creative.
How a textbook example of an engineering failure—and the famous video that captured it—got twisted.
As London’s largest black taxi school closes, cab drivers insist the Knowledge is still strong—and Uber isn’t a threat.
The government is targeting an iconic cultural institution: the sketchy net café.
From raw sewage to new dams, the future is uncertain for Russia's Lake Baikal.
The president of low-lying Kiribati has spent nearly a decade trying to save his people from rising sea levels. There’s a good chance he will not succeed. This is how he leads a nation that will likely not exist in 100 years.
Deep under London's streets, scientists are fighting to defeat one of nature's most prolific killers.
John Lennon swore by them. Do the drug-free mental and breathwork exercises in "Mind Games" hold up?