A new kind of tracking tool, canvas fingerprinting, is being used to follow visitors to thousands of top websites, from WhiteHouse.gov to YouPorn.
Oil producers in the U.S. state of North Dakota are promising to be more environment friendly, after critics said the shale oil and gas industry there had lacked proper controls.
Mobile phone service providers collect user information and share it with the government, to the tune of at least 1.3 million disclosures per year. What if our nomenclature reflected that?
A recent Wall Street Journal article highlighted fracking as a way to reduce American dependence on Middle Eastern oil. But Mother Jones blogger Kevin Drum points out that we don't rely all that much on Arab oil, and fracking is almost beside the point.