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How police unmasked suspect accused of sending seizure-inducing tweet

(credit: zodman) The man accused of sending a Newsweek writer a seizure-inducing tweet left behind a digital trail that the Dallas Police Department...

Facebook—in hate-crime clash with MPs—claims it’s “fixed” abuse review tool

Enlarge (credit: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images) Facebook has claimed that it tweaked its community standards review system that allows users to report abusive, offensive,...

Biden leads government call at SXSW for more (select) data transparency

Enlarge / Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the SXSW Conference at the Austin Convention Center on March 12, 2017 in Austin, Texas....

Blue Origin’s new engine isn’t good enough for some congressmen

Enlarge / A Blue Origin BE-4 engine at the company's Kent, Wash.-based factory is readied for transport to a test stand for full-scale testing....

Net neutrality hurts health care and helps porn, Republican senator claims

Enlarge / Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.). (credit: Getty Images | Bill Clark) Republican senators yesterday claimed that net neutrality rules are hurting broadband...

Rick Perry confirmed as Energy Department head, Ryan Zinke takes Interior...

Enlarge / WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 17: U.S.Secretary of Interior nominee, Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT), testifies during his confirmation hearing before Senate Energy...

Famous patent troll’s lawsuit against Google booted out of East Texas

(credit: TimothyJ / flickr) An infamous "patent troll" called Eolas Technologies has continued to file against big companies, even after losing a landmark 2012 trial.But...

Divided federal appeals court rules you have the right to film...

The "First Amendment audit" of Fort Worth, Texas, police in 2015 by activist Phillip Turner. A divided federal appeals court is ruling for the...

Google Fiber makes expansion plans for $60 wireless gigabit service

Enlarge (credit: Webpass) Google Fiber's new wireless Internet division is apparently ready to expand.The company's Webpass subsidiary says in a job listing that it is "searching...

IBM’s Watson proves useful at fighting cancer—except in Texas

Enlarge / Dr.Abraham Schwarzberg, MD, chief of oncology at Jupiter Medical Center in Palm Beach County, Florida, reviews recommendations generated by IBM Watson for...

Man who used CNC mill to make untraceable guns, sentenced to...

Enlarge / An AR-15 lower receiver, seen here in 2014 at a store in Oceanside, California. (credit: Sandy Huffaker for The Washington Post via...