About 5 billion people are mostly or entirely disconnected from the Internet. So to capitalize on this opportunity, Google and Facebook have begun high-profile campaigns to connect the unconnected.
While the U.S. is pretty well connected, there are still 20 million people who aren't online. Lee Rainie of Pew Research describes who they are and why that matters.
The dinosaurs are a lot smaller than the originals — and so is one of the filmmakers. Paul Hollingsworth and his 8-year-old daughter, Hailee, made a short parody of the science fiction classic.
You might not see health inspection information until you're opening a restaurant's door. But if you're in San Francisco and some other cities, you'll see it when you check out an eatery's Yelp page.
In an effort to connect teenagers with mental health services, New York is testing counseling via text for high school students. They join a growing trend.
Why is it so hard to feel empathy for strangers? Because we're stressed by them, says neuroscientist Jeff Mogil. His research suggests one way to reduce that stress: play Rock Band together.
Several crimes around the U.S. have been tied to the website's in-person transactions. So police departments are offering up their parking lots to provide a secure space for buying and selling stuff.
When Sen. Ted Cruz threw his hat into the ring, it happened first on Twitter. Political news is breaking more and more on social media, and both sides face different challenges in reaching out.
A Syrian refugee has developed a phone app and website to help refugees get information on services and seek other help in their long journeys in limbo.
Kpetermeni Siakor was 900 miles from home when Ebola struck. But with special software, he helped direct volunteers and supplies to the right spots.
It’s a also a device of mass surveillance. Every time you slip that phone into your pocket, you’re making a deal with the carrier: you get to use it, but the company gets your data. All of your data: where you are, where you travel, where you shop, who you’re with, where you sleep — even who you sleep with.