Actors yearn for Oscars, athletes crave Olympic gold—but for scientists, writers and champions of world peace, there's no bigger honor than a Nobel Prize.
As the maker of trend-setting gadgets like the iPhone and iPad, Apple has changed the way people use technology in their daily lives. Now, after positioning itself as a champion of privacy, the tech giant has sparked a potentially ...
Faced with a federal judge's order to help investigators break into an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California, shooters, Apple may well argue that the request places an unreasonable burden on the company.
Swedish genetics professor Urban Lendahl has resigned from the body which awards the Nobel medicine prize over an investigation into controversial surgeon Paolo Macchiarini.
Fears of terrorism are once again trumping talk of civil liberties.
The technology that drives the shadowy cryptocurrency bitcoin is drawing interest from the established banking industry, which sees a potential to revolutionize the sector.
The North American research landscape is increasingly recognizing the value of interdisciplinary, collaborative work. But how do researchers from differing backgrounds practically engage one another?
Google is being accused of invading the privacy of students using laptop computers powered by the Internet company's Chrome operating system.
California will require police to get a court order before they can search messages, photos and other digital data stored on phones or company servers in the nation's most-populous state.
Responding to criticism from civil liberties advocates, the Obama administration said Friday it has strengthened consumer privacy protections on the government's health insurance website as a new sign-up season nears.