There are several reasons people might find smart devices equipped with an always-on microphone both attractive and unsettling.
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?
VAR is part of a wider trend of digitalisation that threatens to make football less natural and spontaneous.
As more physical objects are becoming digitalised, it is leading to greater national security risks.
In this Speed Read, learn the difference between 3G, 4G and 5G, and why it matters.
As Amazon introduces a new smart-home device aimed at children, it's important to know many internet-connected toys are not secure, putting kids' security and privacy at risk.
Now is the time for China to put its technological and diplomatic skills on display in its quest for superpower status.
Here's how to secure your home network, whether or not it has already been attacked by hackers.
As cities get smarter, we need to examine carefully who gets our data and what it is used for.
Start-ups are innovative and agile, while big companies have abundant resources. Corporate accelerators bring them together, and a new case study outlines best practices.
Sound alerts on digital devices are often annoying, so we've tended to opt for silence. In future, that could hold us back.
More connected devices means more vulnerability to cyberattacks. Is there a cheap, easy and secure way to protect the internet and the world?
Revelations about the fitness app have turned up the heat on the privacy and security risks of wearables.
Public spaces have become more, not less, important to our experience of cities in the digital era. These technologies can be used to confound and enlarge our experiences of and connections to place.
The companies that make our digital devices think – and act – like they still own them, even after we've bought them. Are we becoming digital serfs?
Confidential data and even human lives are at risk thanks to the huge spread of connected technology in healthcare.
How the idea of a hyper-connected society could quickly go from utopia to dystopia and why neither scenario is likely to last.
'Internet of Things' devices come with many risks, but current laws may not protect us. Until they do, it may be best to steer clear.
But don't worry, it's failing. For now.
President Trump's new executive order on cybersecurity signals some significant new federal cybersecurity efforts.