How It Became Normal to Ignore Texts and Emails

Digital messages mimic the speed of real conversation, but often what people like best is the ability to put them off.

Facebook Finally Blinks

Mark Zuckerberg’s radical decision to reinvent the News Feed is a plea for mercy.

Smart Cars Collect a Lot of Data. FTC Wants to Know How It's Used.

While some types of information may make drivers safer, others are more geared toward selling ads.

This Smart Credit Card Might Soon Rule Your Wallet

A smart credit card could communicate directly with banking institutions.

Tomorrow’s Cargo Drones Won’t Look Much Like Today’s Helicopters

Boeing unveils a squarish, skeletal quadcopter to try out new unmanned-delivery concepts.

3 Steps to Successful Bot Management

Bots drive plenty of online traffic and agencies need to figure out how to deal with them.

The Newest $1 Billion Startup Is Led By One of Tech’s Youngest Female CEOs

The archetype of success in Silicon Valley may be slowly changing.

Amazon Is Bringing Alexa to Your Toyota

The digital assistant will help drivers and passengers get directions.

Social Media Newsfeeds have Hijacked Your Attention—Here’s How to Reclaim It

You are locking yourself into a self-perpetuating feedback loop, cut off from new information.

Industry Talks, Government Listens on Pentagon's E-Commerce Platform

Industry leaders told the General Services Administration the Pentagon’s e-commerce platform should balance efficiency with oversight.

Apple’s iCloud Service in China Will Be Managed by a Data Firm Started by the Government

With so much of its business—both in sales and manufacturing—in China, Apple has stay on Beijing’s good side.

How the (Likely) Next NSA/CYBERCOM Chief Wants to Enlist AI

A look at Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone’s public statements about artificial intelligence, offense, and defense.

Wireless Charging Is Finally Possible. Here's How.

Here's some good news if your smartphone has a mediocre battery.

Feds Target Revenge Porn Website

A website is in legal trouble after publishing explicit images and other personal information of subjects without their consent.

National Forecasts Get Supercomputing Boost

Following the worst weather year ever, the federal government is investing heavily in supercomputing to improve forecasting.

Scientists Developed an Electronic Pill to Analyze the Gas in Your Gut

A way to shed light on the mysteries of our digestive tract.