Toy maker Mattel, in partnership with startup ToyTalk, has unveiled Hello Barbie – a digitized version of the iconic doll that can have two-way conversations with kids.
Gamergate revealed just how quickly online mobs are able to harness hacker tools to intimidate, harass, and humiliate.
The market for 3-D printers will balloon over the next few years. But who are these new customers? Factories? Schools? Families? Yes to all of the above.
Facebook's "I voted" tag aimed to get more Americans to vote in the midterm election. Did it work?
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare review scores roll in Monday with some pretty positive remarks from the games press.
A Pew Research Center study found that a number of web users have experienced harassment. And poll responders say they have seen someone else get harassed online.
If you're not a fan of Valentine's Day, there is always Singles Awareness Day.
Laura Ingalls Wilder was honored on her 148th birthday with a Google Doodle made of wool about 'Little House on the Prairie."
A new app that provides users with a virtual partner has hit the market. Why should – or shouldn’t – you get it?
The new network's premise is that targets can help other targets. Could this be the next step to preventing and dealing with online abuse?
Coming out of CES 2015, three drones caught reviews' eyes. What makes the Hubsan Nano Q4, EHang Ghost, and DJI Inspire 1 special?
By a 2-1 margin, Americans with a view on drones don't like the idea of businesses using them for commercial purposes.
After two key events, Wassily Kandinsky pushed aside a successful career to pursue art and, in turn, changed the course of art history. A Google Doodle honors Mr. Kandinsky on the 148th anniversary of his birth.
A Mandarin duck swims in Central Park in New York on Dec. 5. In the weeks since it appeared in Central Park, the duck has become a celebrity.
A recent report and tweet suggest that Facebook is working on an app that would allow users to remain anonymous.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said women shouldn't ask for a raise, because that's good karma. Mr. Nadella has since apologized for the remark, but here is how Microsoft treats its female employees.
A Google Doodle celebrates the first day of autumn. But, wait, wasn't that Monday?
LAPTOP Mag editor in chief considers the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 and Fire HD 7 to be the best inexpensive tablets on the market.
Destiny, one of the most anticipated games of the current generation, came out Tuesday. There are still no major reviews, but sales have been huge. Good move?
These films and television shows imagine just how wrong or right things can go when led by an algorithm that can walk, talk, and feel for itself.
An animated Google Doodle celebrates Althea Gibson as the US Open begins in New York.
In an update to its rules, the US Copyright Office states that a work of authorship produced by an animal does not qualify for copyright.
Star Wars: Commander asks players to build and attack sci-fi bases, but does this iPhone and iPad games seem a little too familiar?
Critic Tony Zhou walks through the history of text messages in film.