White House. Red Chair. Obama Meets Swisher.
Q&A with President Obama on whether hacking is war, how encryption troubles law enforcement, and why he wants to try the Apple Watch.
—Kevin Bullis, senior editor, materials
Apple Really Seems to Be Building an Apple Car. That’s Not as Crazy as It Sounds.
Apple seems to be working on an iCar.
6 Reasons Why Apple Is Not Building a Car
Apple has recently hired engineers who are experts in automotive design and EV batteries, prompting speculation that it is planning to build a car. Here’s why that is unlikely.
—Mike Orcutt, research editor
The New Science of Exhaustion
Chronic fatigue syndrome has been given a new name by the Institute of Medicine: systemic exertion intolerance disease. This often misunderstood ailment may finally get the attention it needs.
—J. Juniper Friedman, associate Web producer
White House Names DJ Patil as the First US Chief Data Scientist
The U.S. government just got its first chief data scientist, whose first task will be to investigate how big data can be used to fix health care.
—Tom Simonite, San Francisco bureau chief
Here’s how a Twitter engineer says it will break in the coming weeks
One insider says the company’s current staffing isn’t able to sustain the platform.
Technology that lets us “speak” to our dead relatives has arrived. Are we ready?
Digital clones of the people we love could forever change how we grieve.
How to befriend a crow
I watched a bunch of crows on TikTok and now I'm trying to connect with some local birds.
Starlink signals can be reverse-engineered to work like GPS—whether SpaceX likes it or not
Elon said no thanks to using his mega-constellation for navigation. Researchers went ahead anyway.
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