ALS patient and advocate Eric Valor is part of an experimental project to test out a brain-wave-reading headset, technology that could one day give paralyzed people more independence.
Barrett Brown drew the attention of law enforcement after posting a public link to data stolen in the 2011 hack of security think tank Stratfor.
The bill was designed to curb NSA surveillance. But many groups withdrew their support after it was "watered down."
The USA Freedom Act, blocked by the Senate, would have curbed powers granted under the Patriot Act, including bulk collection of Americans' phone records.
Secure network connections protect people against snooping and criminals, but it's a hassle for websites. Mozilla, Cisco, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and others want to change that.
The Tesla and SpaceX CEO voices fears that artificial intelligence could become dangerous by the end of the decade.
Ai Weiwei creates an elaborate series of installations for display on Alcatraz, even though he's forbidden from traveling outside China and has never been to the notorious prison site.
In another breakthrough in the weird, wonky world of quantum physics, researchers teleport data an unprecedented distance with a novel technique -- inching us closer to the rise of a 'quantum Internet.'
The couple donates $1 million to support a Washington state initiative that would require criminal background checks on firearm sales at gun shows and online.
The social network buys Mitro and lets it keep operating as is -- the only change is now the startup's code will be open source.