Lyft, the pink mustache peer-to-peer ride-sharing company, has postponed its New York City Launch after being hit with a restraining order by the state attorney general.
Food labeling is about to get more honest after the Supreme Court ruled against Coca-Cola in a lawsuit brought against the soda giant by POM Wonderful. Coca-Cola had been labeling a juice "Pomegratate-Blueberry" despite the fact that the product contained less than 1% pomegranate.
The northern Spanish city of 180,000 has used an $11 million European Union grant to install technology that has transformed it into a "smart city" model for other municipalities.
A journalistic investigation reveals that Russia's FSB security service plans to monitor all online and telephonic communication for all athletes and spectators during the 2014 Winter Olympics. One expert says it will be like "Prism on steroids."
Join the Praxis live-blog of President Obama's address tonight at 9:01pm, when he will face one of the most challenging tasks of his presidency. The three main audiences he needs to keep in mind— members of Congress, the American public and the Syrian regime—all need to hear a somewhat different message. Yet he must be resolute and clear.
Contrary to what some may think, the herb popularly known as "ganja" is illegal, yet it manages to attract tourists from all over the world. A group of advocates says the country should turn that to its advantage.
If the United States bombs Syria, whatever else happens, the international norm to respect the processes of international institutions and conventions will be dealt a serious blow.
Newly released top secret documents shed light on the U.S. involvement in Iraq's use of chemical weapons in the 1980's.
A new song captures the feelings of the anti-surveillance movement.
A new agreement targeting Dutch content publishers involves linking an e-book's digital watermark to the purchaser's account. That way, if a copy of the e-book ends up on a pirating site, the publishers will know who to come after.
A new report shows worrisome incompetence among Air Force nuclear missile launch officers.
Listen to a recording of students' excoriating an NSA recruiter.
A rejoinder to the author of the Neurobonkers blog post criticizing my take on Edward Snowden.
The surveillance state is here, and it is apparently here to stay. The question moving forward is how effective the U.S. constitutional system and democratic culture will be in keeping the American version from slipping into Chinese mode.