You’re not even going to believe this: The National Security Agency (heard of them?) is tracking the cell phone locations of millions of people around the world. Oh, wait, did we say ‘not believe this’? What we meant was, “Of course it is!”
Just days after Amazon and UPS revealed potential plans to deliver packages using drones, hacker Samy Kamkar has created a system, dubbed SkyJack, that enables a person to use their personal UAV to take over other drones.
The House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted to extend the Undetectable Firearms Act for another 10 years, but a loophole for 3D-printed guns remains – and some lawmakers say that's dangerous.
Amazon isn’t the only company gearing up to deliver packages using drones. A new report reveals that UPS is also testing a drone delivery system. But thanks to FAA regulation, flying robots won't be hitting the skies anytime soon.
Amazon's plan to use "drones" to deliver goods to customers might sound like a hair-brained idea (or, at least, one that most people don't want). But it's not as ridiculous as it sounds – and this is what needs to happen for Prime Air to take off.
We pit Spotify vs. Pandora vs. Grooveshark in a battle of the streaming music titans. Does Spotify have what it takes to tackle established players like Grooveshark and Pandora on American soil?
Sheep Marketplace, an illegal online drug store, has shut down after a user made off with nearly $5 million worth of Bitcoin currency. And some users believe the site's operator stole even more.
‘Tis the seasons for getting monster deals online – and for getting scammed by hackers and viruses. Here’s everything you need to do to make sure your Cyber Monday goes off without a hitch.
Here are the 15 books that have helped shape, define, and explain this era of Internet, robots, and the quest to transform society into something beyond the realm of humans.
If you don’t own any Bitcoins, you’re going to be wishing you did today. The world’s most popular digital currency has jumped to over $1,000 per Bitcoin repeatedly over the past 24 hours.
What’s the one online activity that most people don’t want anyone to know about? Porn watching habits, of course. Which is why it should come as no surprise that the National Security Agency has used its powers of surveillance to snoop on exactly that.
Facebook recently recognized the disputed territory of Kosovo as a “country,” following a campaign by “digital diplomat” volunteers. That puts the social network in line with 105 countries around the world that view Kosovo as a sovereign land.
A team from NYU has designed the first-ever flying robot that is inspired by something that doesn't even fly: A jellyfish. Click the jump to checkout the jellyfish-bot in action.
WikiLeaks founder Juilan Assange is likely off the hook – at least as far as the U.S. government is concerned. But he may still have legal trouble due to sexual assault charges in Sweden.
The FCC may soon lift its ban on inflight cell phone calls. But airlines have balked at the idea of allowing passengers to use their cell phones on planes. Here's why they're wrong.