Spyware belonging to the security firm Hacking Team has been detected in many countries with repressive regimes. The firm's client list is secret, but a hack has made thousands of documents public.
NASA had a heart-stopping moment over the weekend, when engineers lost contact with a spacecraft they sent to Pluto. A computer crash was behind the problem.
What happens when one of the most notorious hacking companies gets hacked? That's the situation unfolding for one Italian company, which sells surveillance software to governments across the globe.
Ellen Pao said the company had "screwed up ... over the past several years," leading up to the way it handled the dismissal of Victoria Taylor, the key figure in the r/IAmA section.
Hacking Team's spyware has been detected in many countries with repressive regimes. The company has never revealed its client list, but a hack has made thousands of documents public.
A user revolt briefly shut down the social-site last week after a key employee was dismissed. Interim CEO Ellen Pao says the company has "apologized for not communicating better" with site moderators.
Fancy headsets can cost between $200 and $500. But if you have a smartphone, some extra time and an empty pizza box, you can make your own.
You can now experience the aftermath of Nepal's earthquake or get a sense of what it's like to be in a refugee camp without leaving home. Will that make you more likely to donate to a cause?
A new trend is sweeping the tech world: hiring real people. NPR's Arun Rath talks to Wired reporter Julia Greenberg about why tech giants are learning to trust human instinct instead of algorithms.
André Borschberg, flying Solar Impulse 2, set a new record of 120 hours in the cockpit on a journey from Japan to Hawaii.