The New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman has a new book that suggests ways for the world to make sense of technology, globalization and climate change, as these three forces accelerate exponentially.
Germany is facing an unprecedented wave of cyberthreats. The government is considering new rules that would impose hefty fines on social media sites that fail to rein in fake news. But is that the best way forward?
You can buy a drone at a toy store, but are those really drones? It all depends on who's doing the flying and why — but some government agencies are having problems figuring out what's allowed and what's not.
The Department of Justice policy says cell-site simulators used by federal agencies "may not be used to collect the contents of any communication in the course of criminal investigations. This means data contained on the phone itself, such as emails, texts, contact lists and images, may not be collected using this technology."
In the 1940s, the first African American women entered NACA's “computing pools." Some later became managers or engineers at NASA, and all made crucial — but often little-known — contributions to the math that put Americans in space.
With rhinos on the verge of extinction, conservationists are turning to novel efforts to prevent poaching. Enforcement agents in South Africa are now using a DNA database to help them identify the origins of seized rhino horn.