Research on consumer attitudes toward digital privacy and the practices of tech companies that shape data collection and use policies.
Smartphones are distracting. New research shows this distraction can lead to boredom, antisocial behavior and unhappiness.
Almost everyone has a smartphone. They can be distracting. But new research shows they may also impair our ability to think straight even when we’re not using them.
Widespread Facebook use may lower corruption, a new study suggests, especially in countries with poor press-freedom records.
Hackers are everywhere. This tip sheet offers free resources to help journalists protect their sources and themselves.
Adults, especially seniors and those with health problems, report higher levels of life satisfaction thanks to the internet, according to a study in Computers in Human Behavior.
This PLoS ONE study indicates that people who consume more information on mobile phones have less trust in neighbors, strangers and people of other religions.
A primer on the tech issues behind the cyberattacks that have roiled the 2016 presidential campaign.
A 2014 study published in the John Marshall Journal of Information Technology and Privacy Law looks at the loosely-regulated internet gun market and its impact on gun control.