A new report by the Pew Research Center predicts that the Internet will magnify our awareness of the world, eliminate privacy and become as embedded in our lives as electricity is today.
Silicon Valley and its sister technology hubs around the country have driven unprecedented innovation. Learn about the state of the industry, from startups dreaming of profits to mature tech giants fighting to protect their patents.
Technology talk is often focused on software and programs that run inside our devices. But a "maker movement" is driving interest toward making the physical devices themselves.
Aereo is making broadcast TV available over the Internet, so long as you sign up for its tiny antennas. Big broadcasters call this innovation outright theft. Soon, the Supreme Court will decide.
NPR's Women in Tech month launched with daily Twitter conversations, Newsweek says it found the mysterious founder of Bitcoin, and 30,000 flock to Austin for South by Southwest Interactive.
The media frenzy over the alleged founder of Bitcoin appeals to universal human curiosity. Mystery, intrigue, a dash of conspiracy! If that's not enough to turn Bitcoin into a household word, what is?
For years, Reddit, tech blogs and mainstream media outlets have speculated about the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto. Newsweek says it finally has the answer, but many people are criticizing the story.
Researchers are paying people pennies to take their surveys on MechanicalTurk.com, an Amazon site. Researchers save time and survey-takers earn a few bucks.
KQEDWhen you hear the word outsourcing, you might think of threats to jobs. To cyber experts, there's another threat: to our data. Hiring third parties with lax security can leave data vulnerable.
If the idea of a crypto-currency confuses you to the point of avoiding the topic altogether, you're missing out on some good stuff worthy of a Dan Brown novel.
Netflix and Comcast ended their video streaming feud over the weekend, when Netflix agreed to pay the cable giant for direct access to consumers.