This is the first of a three-part series, where we’ll explore how Ring transformed from start-up pitch to the technology powering Amazon's privatized surveillance network throughout the United States.
If you had to imagine what we will be obsessing over in 50 years, what would top your list? We put versions of that question to dozens of entrepreneurs, scientists, academics, and artists, including Richard
Facebook’s public image is in such a disastrous state that the company’s public relations team built an artificial intelligence-powered chatbot to help its employees deflect criticism from family members
TUMXUK, China — In a dusty city in the Xinjiang region on China’s western frontier, the authorities are testing the rules of science. With a million or more ethnic Uighurs and others from predominantly
The Vietnam draft lotteries functioned as a randomized experiment—which has allowed social scientists to study its life-changing effects. Festooned with mustard-yellow drapes and a dangling American flag,
Opponents of Elizabeth Warren spread a doctored photo on Twitter. Her campaign couldn’t stop its spread.
Twitter users seized on a side-by-side comparison of the doctored version and the original, assailing the Warren campaign for the apparent misrepresentation. What they did not realize was that the account
Prime Mover: How Amazon Wove Itself Into the Life of an American City BALTIMORE — Another big Prime Air 767 takes off from Baltimore-Washington International Airport — where Amazon’s shipping last year
We’ve all seen how electric scooters from companies like Bird and Lime are taking over cities. But now we’re watching big car companies like BMW, VW, GM, Peugot, Skoda and more enter the two-wheeled EV
The South Korean Go champion Lee Se-dol has retired from professional play, telling Yonhap news agency that his decision was motivated by the ascendancy of AI. “With the debut of AI in Go games, I’ve that
Let’s just be up front here: yes, these pictures seem to show a cow wearing a virtual reality headset, and no, we don’t really know what’s going on here. You may have seen these images floating around
A startup called Firefly puts sensor-equipped advertising screens on top of Uber and Lyft vehicles. Now they do more than marketing: They collect data. Atop most New York City taxis are advertising screens—flashing
While politics as entrepreneurship was often seen to afflict only less developed countries, it has now spread to Europe An avalanche of recent books and articles about the “crisis of capitalism” is predicting
FILE PHOTO: Lori Lightfoot speaks after being sworn in as Chicago's 56th mayor by Judge Susan E. Cox during an inauguration ceremony at Wintrust Arena in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Kamil
A Massachusetts police department just became the first in the nation to test a robot dog named Spot
(CNN) — Using robots in dangerous police situations is common these days, but one police department has been quietly testing a special robot that looks like a dog. Massachusetts State Police became the