We keep hearing about the trouble with the internet, but the answer can't simply be to switch off our computers – because life online is real life, too

The news I hate the most is the news about how technology is killing us. Killing our libido, killing our friendships, our marriages, killing our children in their beds. I hate news about how social...

Far from wallowing in their wealth, startup founders who've made their fortune can't shake off the drive to keep working

Leave it to Justin Timberlake to utter the most important phrase in The Social Network, a film that charted the tumultuous rise of the Facebook founders. It was about money. "A million dollars isn't cool," he quipped in his role...

The All-New BMW 4 Series ConvertibleThe newest top-down Ultimate Driving Machine

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – October 12, 2013 6:00pm EDT/3:00pm PDT... The all-new BMW 4 Series Convertible represents the latest chapter in the modern history of BMW Convertibles which dates back to 1987 and the first BMW 3 Series Convertible. As with the new BMW 4 Series C

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The microblogging site, valued at between $12bn and $15bn, will launch on the stock market in November. But will shareholder pressure and demand for profits change Twitter's values?

So here we go again: another "free" web service with a silly name, some revenues (but still not enough to cover its operating costs), and a business model that seems,...

The phone giant has proved that benchmarking apps are vulnerable so why do we still trust their results?

Samsung's in trouble over benchmarks. Early in September, the team at the technology website Ars Technica ran some benchmark apps on the Galaxy Note 3 – a "phablet" (giant screened) phone – and discovered that they ran 20% faster than those run o...

Nissan NV200 Taxi of Tomorrow

Cab drivers in New York City may not be mandated to purchase the Nissan NV200 "Taxi of Tomorrow" per the orders of a Supreme Court Judge, but that isn't stopping Nissan from beginning sales of the bright yellow people movers.

Speaking to Automotive News, Howard Koeppel, a Queens-based dealer said, "We just got them about three days ago, and we've

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Elise Andrew's entertaining and informative Facebook page, I Fucking Love Science, is adding up to 15,000 followers a day

Elise Andrew is "overwhelmed" and "blown away" when she looks at the Facebook page she created as a jape and which has nearly 7 million likes and more than 3 million "talking abouts" and fans including evolutionary biologist and...

If the Snowden revelations have taught us anything, it's that the NSA has been up to the sort of covert practices it claims to be so concerned about

At a remarkable conference held at the Aspen Institute in 2011, General Michael Hayden, a former head of both the NSA and the CIA, said something very interesting. In a discussion of how to secure the...

2015 Mini Cooper S Spy Shots

The first generation of the reimagined, BMW-backed Mini was a simple things, confined to two body styles – hatchback and four-seat convertible. It wasn't until the second-generation platform came along that Mini began truly expanding, offering a long-wheelbase model, a roadster, a coupe, a five-door crossover, and a three-door, um, thing?

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