The evidence on whether TikTok poses a risk to users’ privacy and security.
The first AUKUS-class submarine will be delivered in the 2040s. We may only get about a decade of use before adversaries can easily detect the new boats.
Almost everybody uses the internet just about every day. But do you really know what the internet is?
Their popularity can’t be explained by the nostalgia of baby boomers or superior sound quality. So what’s going on?
AI chatbots can’t take responsibility for what they say, so we shouldn’t trust them.
Twitter and Meta are looking to make money from protecting users’ identities. This raises questions about collective security, people understanding what they’re paying for and who remains vulnerable.
Signalling theory tells us lots about the way paid-for verification has disrupted the blue tick system.
Here’s what Nigeria’s new president should do to elevate science in the country.
Women are severely underrepresented in tech. Strength in numbers – communities for women and women mentoring women – can counter tech’s sexist culture and help retain women in the field.
New technologies are often surrounded by hopeful messages that they will alleviate poverty and bring about positive social change. History shows these assumptions are often misplaced.
Automation may not reduce our workloads as much as we’d hoped.
Web3 has become a catch-all term for the next iteration of the internet. But what does it mean exactly?
Smartphone cameras tend to be more advanced than their clunky, point-and-shoot predecessors. But the allure of cameras from the early 2000s reflects a broader search for meaning.
The war in Ukraine has dramatically increased the use of drones in warfare, from repurposed consumer quadcopters to flying bombs to remotely piloted warplanes.
A year ago, the Ukrainian military was largely equipped with Soviet-era weapons. It has since seen an influx of high-tech weapons. But it’s less what than how that’s made a difference.
Preventing theft on farms is much more difficult than in urban areas for many reasons – but new technological developments may help curb the crimes.
The technology exists to build autonomous weapons. How well they would work and whether they could be adequately controlled are unknown. The Ukraine war has only turned up the pressure.
Black, Latino, Asian and Indigenous teens have different online experiences – both positive and negative – than their white peers. These differences are overlooked when research focuses on white kids.
If you want to use an exoskeleton to improve balance, a study finds that superhuman reflexes can help you stay upright.
A gradual drawdown of gold mining is a critical step towards sustainability.