We're powered by listeners like you. Make a donation to support WBUR.
The Cambridge-based pharmaceutical giant is seeking to add the biotech company, which has been pursuing treatments for type 1 diabetes, to its portfolio.
There are robots roaming the aisles of Walmart and other grocery stores. Monitoring inventory, cleaning up spills and potentially replacing workers.
No commercial airline has ever flown direct from New York to Australia.
Two city managers talk about why they made different decisions on paying hackers the ransom.
The We Company has been valued as high as $47 billion, even though the company reported a net loss of $1.6 billion last year.
Hackers basically take over your phone, and then use that to get access to your other accounts — like email, social media, even financial accounts.
Major phone companies are teaming up with the attorneys general of all fifty states plus Washington, D.C., to stop robocalls in a new agreement.
Current oral contraceptives must be taken every day at the same time, but an experimental birth control pill under development by a Watertown-based biotech company would only need to be...
Phone companies will offer free call-blocking tools and trace illegal robocalls back to their source.
At least 35 children in the U.S. have died this year after being left in hot cars, according to the nonprofit Kids and Cars.
The FBI is investigating ransomware attacks on 22 cities and towns in Texas.
Tumblr sold to the parent company of former rival Wordpress last week for as little as $3 million.
Facial recognition technology is rapidly developing — but so are the methods for tricking and subverting it. We take a closer look.
The Cessna carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr. was powered by two Pratt & Whitney engines. The company is owned by United Technologies, which with Raytheon in June announced a "merger of...
“You notice it. You feel it pulling on you,” says Harvard engineer Conor Walsh of the "exosuit" designed to help people walk longer or run farther with less fatigue.
The lawsuit could go all the way to the Supreme Court.
New Yorker writer Jia Tolentino explores modern culture through her experience as a millennial, and how social media shapes identity.
The Hyannis-based regional carrier is the first airline in the world to order commercial airplanes that run on electric batteries.
There are new calls for tech companies to stop selling your location to third parties. We’ll look at the economics and perils of "surveillance capitalism."
Air France says it will retire the world's biggest passenger plane in the next few years.