Experts describe their research into how smartphones collect and share private personal information with tracking companies and advertisers.
To get out of the digital advertising quagmire, the only way is (business) ethics.
Private companies – many based in the US – are blocking access to their websites from particular countries around the world. It's contributing to a splintering of the global internet.
The French president's Paris Call is for international collaboration to make the Internet safer. What are the advances and limitations of this text?
Telecommuting provides an economic benefit for employees working remotely, researchers have found.
How can a hashtag supportive of refugees be hijacked by those opposing them? An empirical study explores the process.
The internet has always been just about to deliver an enormous spurt of economic growth or productivity growth A new meta-analysis of 59 econometric studies finds it is yet to do so.
New research into the economics of attention online casts doubt on the net’s role in fostering public debate, and raises concerns about the future of democracy.
The Achilles' heel of law technologies: training. Only 10% of such initiatives are aimed at law students, so how should this issue be managed to win the AI race?
Comparing the locations of key internet data centers and cable routes with maps of expected sea-level rise suggests it's time to shore up internet connections in the face of a changing climate.
Web design has come a long way since the days of blue hyperlinks and flashy GIFs.
Technology companies have immense power over our lives. But why are so many of their employees and others concerned about the ethics of their behaviour?
Large-scale data collection and analysis can target consumer behaviour. Faced with the risk of drifts, transparency and ethics of algorithms become paramount.
Recent developments mean that touting on an industrial scale could become more difficult.
After following trails and speaking to a former professional troll, researchers have uncovered the tricks.
We need to make monopoly tech firms more open like the internet itself.
Zimbabwe's upcoming elections potentially marks the start of a new order in the country, where the stakes are extremely high.
The Whole Earth Catalog was a blueprint for sustainability that envisioned humans living in balance with nature. Its creative spirit was welcomed in a year riven by war, assassinations and riots.
Connected objects can do a lot of good, but they can also become weapons in the hands of abusive partners. How can these new risks be prevented?
A scholar of the media business tries to make sense of the flurry of merger news lately, and why the contested tie-up between AT&T and Time Warner will profoundly reshape the American media landscape.