Political data-mining found its feet with the Obama campaign in 2008 and kept growing with Clinton, Trump and Brexit campaigns says Jamie Bartlett,
British scientists think DNA could be used to solve a global problem - where to store all our data.
It was already hard for researchers to use Facebook's data. It looks like it's about to get harder.
VR has suffered from an image problem, so could very high resolution headsets be the answer?
In the wake of the ongoing Cambridge Analytica debacle, Facebook has now been sued in federal court in San Francisco and San Jose. These new cases claim violations of federal securities laws, unfair competition, and negligence, among other allegations.
The pair of cases stem from recent revelations that Cambridge Analytica, a British data firm that contracted with the Donald Trump presidential campaign, retained private data from 50 million Facebook users despite claiming to have deleted it. New reporting on Cambridge Analytica has spurred massive public outcry from users and politicians with CEO Mark Zuckerberg calling it a "breach of trust."
These two cases, which were filed on March 20, could be just the first among what could be a coming wave of similar lawsuits.
Researchers find machine learning can classify heart anatomy on an ultrasound scan faster, more accurately and more efficiently than a human.
Facebook’s CEO says that he's sorry about the Cambridge Analytica scandal affecting "tens of millions" and that he'd be willing to testify before Congress.
The Chinese company, the world's third-largest smartphone maker, won't be able to sell its smartphones, smartwatches and laptops at Best Buy. It's already shut out by the US carriers.
Files on city computer systems have been encrypted, according to a ransom note that demands payment in bitcoin.
President Trump says he will impose tariffs on about $60 billion of Chinese goods in response to "tremendous intellectual property theft."
Star Ryan Reynolds is as inappropriate and snarky as before in the first traditional trailer for the sequel.
Maryland resident Lauren Price has sued over the handling of her personal information. The case could become a class action.
The actor is moving on, and it's unclear what this means for his character's onscreen fate. But fans have more than a year to speculate about it.
InRange TV cites new YouTube policy cracking down on gun videos as reason for move.
Data gone with the wind as attacker goes full Sherman
Updated IT systems used by the City of Atlanta, in the US state of Georgia, have succumbed to a ransomware attack, cutting off some online city services and potentially putting the personal information of employees and citizens at risk.…
With a Cambridge Analytica exposé nearing publication, Facebook should "have probably not threatened to sue the Guardian," Facebook exec Campbell Brown says.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg goes on an apology tour, Huawei loses a key partner in Best Buy, and Etsy lays out its plan for the future.
Sure the poster for the second season of the HBO show is nice, but check out what's hidden inside.
Besides better forecasts, smart weather stations can roll local conditions into your home-automation scheme.
The human rights group launches a campaign to pressure Apple after it moved iCloud data controls to China. But Apple says it's been very clear with its customers.