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IDG Contributor Network: Puerto Rico is becoming the onshore destination of...

Did you know that Puerto Rico is a U.S. territory? Surprisingly, in a recent poll, fewer than half of Americans knew that Puerto Rico...

CD, DVD pirate sentenced to 5 years in prison

Enlarge (credit: imbd.com) A Senegalese man was sentenced to five years in prison and ordered Wednesday to pay the Motion Picture Association of...

The cost of launching a DDoS attack

A distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack is one of the most popular tools in the cybercriminal arsenal.The motives behind such attacks can vary – from...

US lawmakers question police use of facial recognition tech

Reacting to concerns about the mass collection of photographs in police databases, U.S. lawmakers plan to introduce legislation to limit the use of facial recognition...

Need booze or bandages immediately? Alexa can get it for you...

(credit: Adam Bowie) On the heels of embedding Alexa into the Amazon Shopping app for iOS last week, Amazon is bringing a new...

Russia will strike US elections again, FBI warns

Future U.S. elections may very well face more Russian attempts to interfere with the outcome, the FBI and the National Security Agency warned on...

Global carbon emissions continue to stabilize, US has 3% drop

Enlarge (credit: Chalermchai Karasopha/Getty Images) 2016 was the third year in a row that global carbon emissions remained stable, even as the overall...

Mayo Clinic under fire for prioritizing patients with private insurance

Enlarge (credit: Getty | Wolterk) Mayo Clinic, one of the country's top hospitals, is the midst of controversy after its CEO said that the...

Stem cell clinic masquerading as legit research blinds three in Florida

Enlarge (credit: Getty | Tim Flach) Ars has reported before about the predatory ways of direct-to-consumer clinics touting unproven and sometimes dangerous stem...

The Kim Dotcom film: How to avoid a trial for 5...

Enlarge / Kim Dotcom in his youth. (credit: Boris ) AUSTIN, Texas—I've been reading about the copyright saga of Kim Dotcom for years now, both...

Life, death, math, and efficiency: The quest to solve US organ...

Enlarge / As Stephen Merritt once sang, "I think I need a new heart." (credit: Getty Images) In 2009, Steve Jobs received...

Lawsuit: Greedy drug maker purposefully flooded black market with opioids

Enlarge (credit: Getty | Pureradiancephoto) After spending millions to combat the opioid epidemic ravaging its citizens, the working-class city of Everett, Washington, is...