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.
Already becoming a darling of Wall Street, blockchain technology's biggest real benefits could come to the world's poorest people. Here's how.
When it comes to smart vibrators, be sure to use data protection.
The new Internet of Things has the potential to compensate for Africa's legacies of underdevelopment.
Using sound waves to disrupt sensor functions is just one of a growing number of "side-channel attacks" that could affect our devices.
New standards and regulations are beginning to govern how companies protect customers' data. Companies ignore this vital issue at their peril, both financially and legally.
The latest release from WikiLeaks, of information about CIA hacking efforts, is yet another reminder of how Americans and our government must better protect our secret information.
Public spaces are becoming new arenas for people power – and it's all down to how you use your smart phone.
A new diagnostic smartphone app is a modern move for the health provider.