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Google’s recent revamp of its mail service has moved a few old features to new places, but you don’t have to look far.
A country taps its past as it leads the way on one of the most pressing issues facing modern democracies: how to regulate the world’s biggest social network.
Continually texting and emailing from her smartphone strained the tendons in this tech reporter’s phone thumb, which turns out to be an increasingly common condition.
Biohackers believe that in the future, citizen-scientists will be able to cure diseases and grow stronger with homemade treatments. Aaron Traywick wanted that future to arrive faster than anyone else.
Widely available services offer a range of spying abilities, including tracking people’s phones and harvesting their texts. As survivors seek help, the legal and technical hurdles are many.
Holywell, a town in Wales with dozens of local retailers, has struggled with the impacts of online shopping. It is applying technology to try and keep its shops open.
At the National Museum of the American Indian, imagiNATIONS emphasizes native innovations in math, science and engineering.
A gathering in New York this week for Consensus 2018, a blockchain-themed event, had all of the trappings of a modern business conference — a sign that the once-fringe world is increasingly going mainstream.
Several apps and services make it easy to turn that perfect video snippet into an animated GIF file that you can share by text message or email.
A weeklong blockchain conference in New York, changes at Uber, a “transparency report” from Facebook, and more.
Chinese antitrust officials allowed the Japanese company to sell a majority stake in its chip unit to an American-led group, a prelude to an easing of tensions between Washington and Beijing.
The Silicon Valley digital payments company reached a deal for iZettle, which is Europe’s answer to the mobile payments company Square.
Three years ago, Sherry Chen, a hydrologist working for the National Weather Service, had charges against her dropped. A judge says she should be able to return to work.
It might be as little as a pair of hands and feet, researchers in Japan found after recording subjects who wore an Oculus Rift headset.
Researchers mined medical records to build family trees they hope could help advance medical research, but the privacy implications worry some bioethicists.
Online voters overwhelmingly favored putting the marijuana plant on the flag of Kanepi, a municipality that has a tradition of growing hemp.
Last month’s update to Windows 10 added new tools for automatically and manually clearing clutter from your hard drive.
The coordinator organized the defense of government computer networks and critical infrastructure.
Homecoming videos, GoFundMe campaigns, “This Is Us” tweets — the internet wants not just your eyeballs, but your tears.
Inspired by Silicon Valley’s hyper-growth, companies elsewhere are burning cash in hopes of being the next big thing.