As face-scanning technologies find new applications in store checkout lines, police body cameras and war zones, developers struggle to balance business opportunities with difficult moral decisions.
The $85 billion mega-merger could usher in a wave of media consolidation while shaping how much consumers pay for streaming TV and movies.
The move has provoked a swift backlash across social media.
The merger announced Sunday will be reviewed by the Justice Department and the FCC. It could make cellphones more expensive and reduce the telecommunications workforce.
Truthdig writers Sonali Kolhatkar and Max Blumenthal disagree with each other regarding key elements in the recent reports that the Syrian government used chemical weapons in Douma. This is Blumenthal's take on the issue.
Social media platforms have become central to our modern lives, but evidence is mounting that who we "friend" and what we "like" and share can be used by malevolent groups.
Police say a woman who believed she was being suppressed by YouTube opened fire at the video website's California headquarters, wounding three before taking her own life.
Officers and federal agents swarm the company's campus in San Bruno, Calif., amid multiple 911 reports of gunfire.
The Dow loses 458.92 points after China raises import duties on a number of U.S. exports, bringing the two economic giants closer to a full-on trade conflict.
The social network acknowledges that it began uploading call and text logs from phones running Google's Android system in 2015. Why? Short answer: Because Google let it. Longer answer: It's complicated.