We can learn a lot about language from a round yellow face with hearts in its eyes.
The possibility of a nationalistic singularity poses some scary ethical questions.
You can now download the entire timestamped history of your Google searches.
Will an artificially intelligent system ever be able to "feel" as humans do?
Meet The Keen Team, China's most successful hacking collective.
The oil price slump plus rising congressional distaste for corn subsidies portends doom.
1996 was a simpler time: the information superhighway was but a dirt road and politicians were already trying to get your email address.
Is living forever even worth it?
Rescue Forensics claims it can scrape "massive quantities of data" from online escort ads and give that information to law enforcement, but advocates for sex workers say that such a service doesn't help anyone.
DARPA is trying to find out whether robots will ever replace hackers.
Welcome to the fifth world, a subreddit described by its founder as an "ultra-oppressive insanitocracy where the soup of the day is murder."
Watch Motherboard's film on the evolving relationship between humans and robots, and what intelligent machines bode for the future of warfare and humanity.
The story of the youngest person ever to be cryonically frozen, and the widening allure of the human-freezing industry.
Google defends against the European Commission's claims that it stifles competition.
But the hunt is just getting started.
The fate of the human race depends on it.
A district court in Russia's republic of Tatarstan has ordered the federal communications agency to block 136 adult websites if they don't rid themselves of pornographic material.
A Spanish sound engineer talks about his new invention, which he says can make music sound better, sharper, and even louder without increasing decibel levels.
"2015 is the year of the tableflip." So declares a mysterious, single-page manifesto that was published Monday at tableflip.club and was widely shared and discussed online. We interviewed the author.
"It's something like being the first man in space, the first man on the moon."
One gerontologist thinks the odds are about 80 percent.
The more we learn about these fake cell phone towers that no one wants to talk about, the scarier it gets.
Existing unmanned robotics still rely on humans to pull the trigger, but in the future fully autonomous weapon systems could select and execute targets on their own.
The attack on GitHub revealed a new sophisticated hacking tool that could be used against anyone on the Internet.