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The United Nations predicts that the global population will soon explode. In *Empty Planet*, John Ibbitson and Darrel Bricker argue they're dead wrong.
The social network is growing fastest in Asia, is insanely profitable, makes most of its money from mobile ads, and has rewarded investors richly.
While some brands have opted out of football's biggest night, plenty of others were willing to pony up for 30 seconds of persuasion.
The president's son might not fully understand the show's name or acronym.
Plus: Lyft tries to stop a driver minimum wage law and carbon fiber production is going to be problematic for flying taxis.
We know very little about how neural networks actually work. But mathematicians are developing a theory to help make them more predictable.
A new set of connected blinds shows that Ikea's approach to the smart home still makes perfect sense.
The fate of this year's big game could rest with the teams' two formidable kickers—and whether they perform under pressure.
Conventional wisdom holds that science fiction was written mostly by men until the 1960s and '70s. Not true.
Hackers use SS7 flaws to rob banks, Japan goes after IoT vulnerabilities, and more security news this week.
Plush shoulders and a ventilated back panel make this a good choice for bike commuters.
In a new white paper, Google suggests tech companies are best left to themselves on how to deploy AI, but highlights areas where the government might help.
Apple temporarily booted Facebook (and Google!) from its enterprise app program this week. You weren’t really surprised, were you? Plus: Details on Tesla’s new Model Y.
The Curiosity rover is a social-media champ, and more.
Great gray owls! Great horned owls! There are many great—nay, superb—owl livestreams to enjoy on Sunday ... or whenever you'd like to see some head turners.
Plus: The myth of the lone genius founder, and 25 movies we can't wait to see this year.
Our full guide to streaming Super Bowl 53 for free online (and the Puppy Bowl and Kitten Bowl).
In a late 2018 survey, 74 percent of employees said they felt "positive" about the management team's ability to lead, down from 92 percent a year earlier.
Not sure anyone saw that one coming—er, shambling. Plus the rest of the week in gaming news!
While slumbering, the spacecraft recorded the coldest temperature yet for our orbiting rock: a punishing -310°F.