The feature has already been criticised for apparently showing Facebook friends who are on Tinder - whether they like it or not - and embarrassing them
"You had to live--did live, from habit that became instinct--in the assumption that every sound you made was overheard, and, except in darkness, every movement scrutinized."--George Orwell, 1984
While the FBI keeps crying wolf about the dangerous dark future where criminals use technology that's impossible to spy on, the Pentagon's blue-sky research arm wants someone to create the ultimate hacker-proof messaging app.
A new online portal would let scientists access vast amounts of genomic data from patients involved in heart, lung, blood and sleep research studies.
While quantum computing has made great gains in recent years in terms of transistors and logic gates and reprogrammable chips, the technology still lacks one vital component: data transfer.
Get ready for the first coming
Here's a neat feature hiding in Google you might not know about: You can use the search engine to help you eat healthily.
Apple's move to encrypt your iPhone and WhatsApp's rollout of end-to-end encrypted messaging have generated plenty of privacy applause and law enforcement controversy. But more quietly, a small non-profit project has enacted a plan to encrypt the
Dropbox stunned the tech world last month when it revealed it had spent the last two-and-a-half years moving about 90 percent of its operation off of the Amazon cloud. Meanwhile, its biggest rival, Box, is moving the other way.
I'm not a particularly violent person, and I love my job, but every now and then I feel like chucking my laptop through our office window would be pretty cathartic.
If there are more awkward moments than those involving teenage sexual experiences, they are the insecure seconds leading up to the deed itself.
But they're "back to the drawing board" with Tay.ai
Opening and closing your blinds is such a trivial process that you may never have thought about automating it, but it can make your home more energy efficient and secure.
Two years ago London startup Gravity showed off a wild concept for creating 3-D forms using augmented reality software.
Virtual couch potatoes, rejoice
Hey, remember when the FCC reassured us last year that it wasn't going to lock down Wi-Fi routers?
China has a new strategy in fighting crime, ripped from science fiction and hastily pasted at the top of the list of paranoia-inducing concepts.
(NaturalNews) Are people responsible for actions they have yet to commit? This moral dilemma doesn't just make for fun armchair philosophy. A team of researchers has demonstrated that computers are better than human judges at predicting who will comm
Now Dropbox has cut out the middleman and built its own super servers, challenging the internet's biggest cloud computing companies.
The use of ransomware, in which hackers encrypt a computer's files and then demand a hefty bounty from the victim, is on the rise.
When Nest launched its first thermostat in 2011, its aim was for the device to learn the rhythm of a user's household so it could automate heating.
Citizen journalism is having its moment.
A new virtual reality app lets users explore the solar system up close, from scorching-hot Mercury to faraway Pluto and beyond.
It generated controversy and criticism when word of it first broke back in October, even though Peeple, a people-rating mobile app that's been described as like "Yelp for people," hadn't launched yet.
The FBI wants to force tech workers to write code that they believe to be unethical, dangerous, and harmful to their country.
With her brown hair, soft skin and expressive face, Nadine is a new brand of human-like robot that could one day, scientists hope, be used as a personal assistant or care provider for the elderly.
Daniel Sparks, Motley Fool journalist, enjoyed the opportunity to take a Tesla Model S P90D out for a drive in Autopilot mode. He was "shocked" by the experience.
And finally adds support for Bluetooth speakers
It was a chaotic, late-night scramble to buy baby food with a screaming toddler in the backseat that gave Robert Ilijason the idea to open Sweden's first unstaffed convenience store.
Last week, WhatsApp announced it would shut down support for some of the older smartphone operating platforms, including Blackberry 10, which was released just 3 years ago.