Despite decades-old assurances census data would be private and pose no harm, the federal government is releasing data that could reveal family skeletons or lead to identity theft.
Due to an editor's error, this story mistakenly attributed the Internet Census 2012 to Gordon Lyon, who runs SecLists.org. The Internet Census posting was by an unnamed researcher, not Lyon.
That Web site you love? It's tracking you. So is the other one. In fact, so are all of the top 100 sites, according to new research.
The number of households in Silicon Valley earning at least $150,000 rose significantly, according to an analysis of Census Bureau data.
Humanity has reached a milestone on our journey toward the inevitable confrontation with Skynet. For the first time ever, there are now more active mobile devices on planet Earth than people.
A data dump from the 1940 census reveals life in the Great Depression and the New Deal era -- and draws huge digital crowds that overwhelm servers.
Commentary: Marking its first anniversary, CNET en Español brings light to the most influential and outstanding Latinos in an industry that could do much better when it comes to diversity.
A team of international scientists has spent four years painstakingly cataloguing every known living organism in the Southern Ocean.
As tech reshapes San Francisco, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff argues for a broader civic dialogue and says philanthropy offers a way to unite a city riven by increasing social discord.
Most cities would die for the problems San Francisco is having. But with so many techies flooding the city, the cost of renting or buying a place to live is soaring.