Bitcoin, and other new technologies – such as data centers, computers and before them trains, planes and automobiles – are often energy-intensive.
Online information isn’t reliable, whether it is news or search results, and social media is vulnerable to manipulation by hackers or foreign powers.
Facebook is closing its doors to researchers. The latest casualty is the app Netvizz, a research tool used by hundreds of academics.
Jerry Davis, University of Michigan On Aug. 2, Apple became the first U.S. public corporation to achieve a US$1 trillion valuation, making it the largest company in the world – by one measure at least.
As Facebook users around the world are coming to understand, some of their favorite technologies can be used against them.
Silicon Valley’s rise is well documented, but the backlash against its culture and unscrupulous corporations hints at an imminent twist in its fate.
Allowing mergers like AT&T and Time Warner will profoundly reshape the American media landscape and may eliminate net neutrality.
A privacy discussion is moving toward fruition with less public attention: the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield. US$260 billion are at stake.
The realm of professional sport has been taken by storm by the rise of eSports. These video game events now compete with traditional sports leagues.
On April 11th 2017, an Italian court in the northern town of Ivrea has ruled that the brain tumor of Roberto Romeo, diagnosed in 2010, was due to the excessive, work-related use of cell phones.
Ubuntu is one of the most popular GNU/Linux distributions. It is used in over 50 million desktop computers worldwide, and runs millions of servers, including those of Reddit, Instagram, Snapchat and Netflix. It is even used
Antonio Meucci is the true inventor of the telephone, not Alexander Graham Bell. This century-long controversy had finally been settled by the Congress in 2002. The acknowledgement was the result of the House of Representatives’ vote of the resolution H.RES.269.