Technology

Jones Website Hack Reveals Stars' Tricky Cyber Landscape

PERSONAL TECH | By Sandy Cohen | Aug 28
The hateful hack of comedian Leslie Jones' personal website reveals the tricky cyber landscape celebrities tread and the murky legal protections that exist for personal digital content.

Yosemite, and President Obama, Head Into Virtual Reality

PERSONAL TECH | By Anick Jasdanun | Aug 28
In a new project with National Geographic, Barack Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to project himself into virtual reality - in this case, a 360-degree representation of Yosemite National Park.

Somewhere Over the (Digital) Rainbow

SCIENCE | By Andy Smith | Aug 28
Almost five decades after her early death, Judy Garland will make another potentially legendary comeback -- as the star of a 3-D hologram concert film featuring highlights from her 1960s TV variety hour.

Newly-Discovered Planet Has Similarities to Earth

SCIENCE | Aug 27
It turns out the next star over in our corner of the galaxy has a planet that looks a lot like ours.

Activist Discovers iPhone Spyware, Sparking Security Update

PERSONAL TECH | By Raphael Satter, Jon Gambrell, and Daniella Cheslow | Aug 27
Hidden behind a link in a text message was a highly targeted form of spyware crafted to take advantage of three previously undisclosed weaknesses in Apple's mobile operating system.