Snooping through cellphones isn't free. Effective immediately, all Justice Department officials require a warrant. But there's a catch.
Colombia has spent millions of dollars to procure high-end surveillance technology that can intercept cellphone calls, capture text messages, and sort through personal information to create profiles of citizens.
It's easy to pooh-pooh current VR, but the inaugural class at what claims to be the first school in the world to be entirely dedicated to VR development training was transcendent.
ESA is getting ready to launch LISA Pathfinder, a mission that will test the technology for a million-kilometer-large gravitational wave detector.
If just one of the two degrading pipelines breaks, it would result in a 1.5 million gallon oil spill, devastating the region. Motherboard traveled to Michigan to investigate the situation.
He was so good at designing fake spacesuits that he was hired to do the real thing.
A Norwegian man's attempt to embarrass his girlfriend led to a video that in the space of two days went viral, then got stolen and reposted and went viral again.
"If the Cubists could have made an app for doing Cubism, they would have."
Human trafficking? Murder? The darkest sites on the dark web have turned out to be fake.
A new campaign uses virtual reality documentaries to raise awareness and trigger empathy.
Motherboard correspondent Alejandro Tauber traveled to the Netherlands to meet some of the scientists and designers who have come up with a viable replacement for plastic: fungus.
Can voters in this fall's election be convinced that science matters as much as ISIS and the economy?
The British government is talking about blocking free porn. But how will this affect the quality and cost of naughty videos?
The Redman's lives revolve around a highly volatile digital currency.
A new bill bans only lethal weapons from being placed on the flying machines.
Called "M," the service looks to be halfway between Siri and Microsoft Clippy.
NASA takes a 36-year-old plane to some of the most dangerous skies on Earth, but ex-military pilots say they're careful not to "commit suicide by science."
Before their arrest, a pair of predators used Model Mayhem to find young women to sexually assault. Now one of those women is attempting to sue the website, and fighting Google and Facebook in the process.
They claim the student suffers from electromagnetic hypersensitivity syndrome, a condition that causes symptoms like headaches and nausea from proximity to the Wi-Fi.
Motherboard wanted to give a voice to some people from Cuba—who, for so long, have been cut off from the rest of the world—to find out what they were using the internet for.
No one has come up with a catchy name for the two-wheeled self-balancing electric scooters that have taken the EDM and hip-hop worlds by storm, but they're fun as hell.
Confusion, fear, and despair. The personal side of the hack on the infidelity website.
Catching up with the creator of Cameron's World, an online portal to the internet of yesteryear.
The true story of a typing application with a lady's face on the box.