What makes you tick, who you know, where you go, even where you might end up. The information you share in your profile is a snippet of what Facebook and its partners really know about you. Kevin Roose, a technology columnist for The Times, explains.
In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, in which data from over 50 million Facebook profiles was secretly scraped and mined for voter insights, many Facebook users have decided to delete their accounts — but untangling yourself from a site
Footage released by police in Tempe, Arizona, shows the moment a female pedestrian pushing her bicycle was knocked down by a self-driving Uber car on Sunday, March 18. The victim, 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg, later died in hospital from her injuri
Cue, a robot who has created by Toyota and perfected its skills through artificial intelligence, demonstrated its shooting ability against two human opponents — Seiya Ando and Zack Baranski — who play for Alvark. Over ten shots, Ando and Baranski
Software engineer Tal Goldfus was creeped out by his Amazon Alexa device when it started laughing unprompted while he was having a conversation. Goldfus then asked Alexa to replay the sound and captured it on video. Goldfus shared the video on Twi
What do we do when a drill on NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover stops working reliably…and it's located about 140 million miles from Earth? Improvise! See how NASA engineers have devised a workaround and tested it for the first time on the Red Planet.
A SpaceX rocket carrying a Spanish satellite has blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The Falcon 9 lifted off at 6:17 a.m. Thursday local time and climbed into the dawn sky over the Pacific Ocean west of Los Angeles.
In a time when women were discouraged from studying math and science, Nancy Grace Roman became a research astronomer and the first Chief of Astronomy at NASA. Known today as the "Mother of Hubble," she was instrumental in taking the Hubble Space T
SpaceX successfully tested its Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday, Feb. 6, from the Kennedy Space Center, and managed to launch a Tesla Roadster along with SpaceX's "Starman" dummy at the wheel into orbit on a hopeful path for Mars.
It appears that Amazon’s Alexa is rooting for the Philadelphia Eagles for Super Bowl LII. James Kiernan of Montclair, New Jersey posted a video on Twitter where he asks Alexa who will win the game on February 4.
Strava's online exercise-tracking map unwittingly reveals remote military outposts — and even the identities of soldiers based there. The situation shows how data collection can lead to unintended consequences.