Using the Internet can destroy your faith. That’s the conclusion of a study showing that the dramatic drop in religious affiliation in the U.S. since 1990 is closely mirrored by the increase in Internet use.
Chinese companies believed to be benefiting from stolen secrets could be the next target of U.S. action to curb industrial espionage.
Automated bots can not only evade detection but also gather followers and become influential among various social groups, say computer scientists who have let their bots loose on Twitter.
New technologies give vaccine developers a boost in early development, but large-scale testing and production are bogged down by high costs and lengthy trials.
How Nest is turning its consumer hit into a service for utilities.
The company’s social scientists are hunting for insights about human behavior. What they find could give Facebook new ways to cash in on our data—and remake our view of society.
There are now many general-purpose consumer LED bulbs that give off good light. With so many, how can you tell the difference?
Social-networking apps that eschew real names are gaining ground.
Developers and designers are now building apps for Google’s smart watch platform.
Can a computer algorithm reliably identify clothing combinations that will make you look good? Scientists at eBay’s research labs are trying to find out.