New Jersey Bars Police From Using Clearview Facial Recognition App

Reporting about the powerful tool with a database of three billion photos “troubled” the state’s attorney…

Have a Search Warrant for Data? Google Wants You to Pay

The tech giant has begun charging U.S. law enforcement for responses to search warrants and subpoenas.

I Quit My Smartphone

Thanks to the Allen Carr technique for quitting smoking.

Dystopian: US college student imprisoned in China over satirical tweets criticizing Xi Jinping

A University of Minnesota student has been imprisoned over satirical social media posts about Xi Jinping…

The Week in Tech: A Tech Mogul’s Phone and the Saudi Crown Prince

An analysis of a phone belonging to Jeff Bezos found malicious code was hidden in a…

London Police Will Begin Using Real-Time Facial Recognition

The city, stepping into a debate over privacy, says it will use the technology “to tackle…

Panic and Criticism Spread on Chinese Social Media Over Coronavirus

Chinese citizens are overcoming a lack of reporting on the crisis in the state-run media by…

In (faulty) defense of the smartphone

The New York Times’s technology section doesn’t want you to deprive your children of hours upon…

Jeff Bezos’ Hack Inquiry Falls Short of Implicating National Enquirer

The Amazon founder’s investigation did not find evidence to back his suggestion of a link between…

Jeff Bezos, Tabloid Man

Just a year ago, the world’s richest man seemed to have a pretty low-key life. Times…

European envoy calls for Western unity against Chinese artificial intelligence

Western allies must coordinate against the tyrannical uses of artificial intelligence pioneered by the Chinese Communist…

The Making of ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ Was as Far Out as the Movie

A jumble of memorabilia, storyboards and props, an exhibit illustrates the whirl of influences behind Stanley…

The Mummy Speaks! Hear Sounds From the Voice an Ancient Egyptian Priest

Scientists used a 3-D printer, a loudspeaker and computer software to recreate a part of the…

‘Catastrophe in seconds’: Doomsday Clock set closest to midnight in its history

Citing nuclear and climate threats, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists moved the hands of the “Doomsday…

We’re All in the Bathroom Filming Ourselves

It’s got lights and it’s got action. The American bathroom is the stage set of the…

When the Tech Backlash Turns Dangerous: Fake Calls for a SWAT Team

Online forums carry personal details of potential targets like industry leaders and their families. The police…

Twitter Tells Facial Recognition Trailblazer to Stop Using Site’s Photos

Twitter said Clearview AI, whose app is spreading in law enforcement, was violating its policies. Lawmakers…

How Jeff Bezos’ iPhone X Was Hacked

It most likely began with a tiny bit of code that implanted malware, which gave attackers…

Tesla Value Hits $100 Billion. Will Elon Musk Get a Big Bonus?

The chief executive could get a stock award worth hundreds of millions if the carmaker’s market…

‘Absolutely silly’: Saudi official denies crown prince hacked Bezos’s phone

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister denied allegations that the Saudi crown prince hacked Jeff Bezos’s cellphone.