With the clock ticking down until a crucial Federal Trade Commission vote over whether to sue Google for antitrust violations, the search giant’s CEO Larry Page met with federal officials in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.
As if deploying drones — unmanned aerial vehicles — on the battlefield wasn’t controversial enough, here’s an even more disturbing question: Should we allow weapon-wielding robots that can “think” for themselves to …
As more colleges debate whether to give students credit for taking massive open online courses, tech companies are looking into using everything from webcam proctors to retina scans to cut down on cheating
Internet video giant Netflix announced a defensive maneuver Monday designed to fend off famed corporate raider Carl Icahn, who has amassed a sizable stake in the company and suggested it should be sold.
It’s one of the less pleasant aspects of modern life — answering the phone only to find yourself talking to a pre-recorded telemarketer.
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Last week on Time’s Battleland blog there was a piece by Mr. John Sayen entitled The Navy’s New Class of Warships: Big Bucks, Little Bang.
Obviously, Mr. Sayen is not a fan of the Littoral Combat Ship. And that’s OK. We …
One of TIME’s personal-finance writers on the trouble with trying to get something for nothing
If civilian passengers can now get the Internet on airplanes, shouldn’t troops be able to get it on the battlefield?
The Air Force has just awarded Northrop Grumman a $20 million contract to do just that, by adding new …
As Coursera signs up more top-tier schools, TIME’s technology writer weighs in on the gamification class taught by Wharton’s Kevin Werbach
It’s becoming increasingly clear that Afghanistan is like a giant checkerboard, and U.S. and NATO troops are the checkers, limited to the black squares.
After more than a decade of war combined with a hearts-and-minds …
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin have developed a computer program that caught 15,000 bullying-related tweets in one day.
From the battle for the White House to the dynamics of a first date, our lives are being reshaped by the constant presence of our phones — and our evolving relationship with the idea of being connected to everyone and …