A widely held myth says Google eavesdrops on your life to improve search results. It doesn't, but should it?
Step aside, Siri, Cortana, and Alexa. We look at three new virtual assistants that raise the bar for usefulness, interactivity, and personalization.
Virtually everyone in technology knows about Kevin Mitnick, the one-time fugitive hacker who is now a security consultant. Mitnick has a wealth of security advice for the public.
No, Internet.org is not a nonprofit organization that subsidizes Internet access for new users.
The responses from virtual assistants are far more human than most of us assume. In fact, every response is carefully crafted by a person or a team of people.
The FCC and FTC have been on a roll lately, using their power to side with smartphone users. Here's what you need to know.
Facebook and OKCupid experiment on users. So what's wrong with that?
The concept sounds simultaneously futuristic and bizarre. But mark my words: You'll get one. And sooner than you think.
Emotion-detection capability is coming soon to a wide range of mobile apps, thanks to several systems now available.
A new app for Google Glass may seem trivial, but it represents the future of wearable computing.
Some apps that don't seem to have anything to do with user data are actually watching and noting your usage habits and reporting back to their corporate overlords.
Passing laws to minimize accidents caused by distracted drivers is a good idea. But let's not dump advanced technology prematurely just because we assume it's a distraction.
A thriving industry of paid-for user comments pollutes social networks with fake opinions. Let the reader beware.
Here's a tale of traveling three continents in the past 18 months, staying connected, keeping powered up, and protecting valuable gadgets from theft.
The tech industry has been promising apps that interrupt us with important contextual information for two years. So where are they?
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