Google's reported involvement in New America's decision to end an antimonopoly program points to a larger schism in the Democratic Party.
When Google promises to "curb" extremism on its lucrative video platform, it means nothing more than keeping advertisers happy.
Like other tech moguls dabbling in politics, the Facebook founder has shown little interest in actually shoring up the welfare state.
The acquisition of Whole Foods reveals the e-commerce giant’s ambitions to literally be the Everything Store.
The film, inspired by Dave Eggers's novel, has a lot of things it wants to say about technology. But it hasn’t thought any of them through.
A new documentary takes us inside an industry that has farmed out the psychological trauma of cleaning up the internet.
The industry has come out in opposition to Donald Trump’s executive order. Kind of.
We tend to trust our friends more than experts. Now we're paying for it.
One philosophical meme told the story of this year's major news events.
The appetite for false news stories in 2016 was driven by mainstream Republicans looking to justify a vote for Donald Trump.
Snapchat's new camera-glasses, Spectacles, herald a new cultural form—for better and worse.
The internet was supposed to be democratic and open to all. Then Facebook and the NSA got their hands on it. Is it too late to reclaim our digital future?
AI will make our devices obsolete. What does that mean for human relationships to technology?
Republicans can't resist a good anti-conservative conspiracy theory.
As society becomes more wedded to technology, it's important to consider the formulas that govern our data.
A legal theorist’s new book explains how our desires are woven into the surveillance state.
Things people want to read haven't changed much since the dawn of mass media.
How click farms have inflated social media currency