Science & Technology
An American crypto-company is making a killing off German anger about U.S. spying.
For decades, Minnesota has led the world in developing medical technology. But now red tape at home and competition abroad are threatening its dominance.
Inside Minnesota’s mammoth medtech industry -- and the debate over whether it’s losing its global edge.
An investigation into potentially illegal spending could leave the Pentagon's spy agency rudderless as it ramps up operations in Iraq.
Why aren't Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube doing more to keep ISIS from spreading hatred and violence on social media?
Palestinian businessman Bashar al-Masri has a plan for building democracy on the West Bank. And it's not really about politics.
Why Washington and Silicon Valley must work together to truly understand the world.
Why America's global dominance in military technology is starting to crumble.
Inside the secret Fed cybersecurity unit keeping trillions of dollars safe from hackers.
The government has new plan to ensure that your seat belts are fastened, seats are in the upright position -- and no one is hacking your plane.
135 million pieces of junk are orbiting Earth at 18,000 mph -- and U.S. space dominance is in danger of being ripped to shreds.
Can anyone de-wonkify climate change warnings and actually get people to listen?
Syria's jihadists take on Flappy Bird with new low-tech games that target enemies in Iran and Saudi Arabia.
The trouble with high speed rail in China; how small satellites are turning space into a DIY playground; and what happens to "child sorcerers" in Congo.
From FIFA to Magnum ice cream to Nairobi’s traffic, a glimpse at what Africans talk about on Twitter.
As technological development shifts into hyperspeed, governments remain stuck in neutral.
Chinese rail is sprawling, modern, and elegant. It's also convoluted, corroding, and financially alarming. Wanna take a ride?
How space went from a superpowers-only club to a DIY playground.
Why sensationalizing drone proliferation is going to kill our ability to control them.
The real experts don't want your retweets, likes, or shares.
How killer robots became more than just scary science fiction.
Technology, not policy, will make it easier for U.S. leaders to kill people, blow things up, and disrupt computer networks around the world.
How young people meeting on the Internet might help build peace in some of the world's most volatile regions.
Why Kenya's economy is the linchpin of a promising new zone of growth in East Africa. The latest in our series of Lab Reports on Kenya.
Why tomorrow's arsenal can't be created with the tools of the past.