Sunday, December 2


The Zombie Hunters

Tracking cyberextortionists and their roving swarms of bots.

Saturday, December 1


Atari Teenage Riot

A “crude table-tennis arcade game” called Pong and the birth of the video game industry.

Tuesday, November 27


The Internet's Best Terrible Person Goes to Jail

A master troll on trial in New Jersey.

Monday, October 8


The Patent, Used as a Sword

For the first time, the giants of the tech industry are spending more on creating, buying, and fighting patents than they are on R&D.

Part of New York Times' ongoing iEconomy series.

Tuesday, September 11


Cosmo, the Hacker 'God' Who Fell to Earth

A 15-year-old hacker and his tricks.

Sunday, September 9


Thursday, August 23


The Deadly Tin Inside Your Smartphone

Bangka Island, a frequently lethal link in a global electronics supply chain.

Wednesday, August 15


A Dot-Com Bust

How the self-proclaimed “inventor of all things streaming” went from dot-com millionaire to crime ring accomplice.

Thursday, August 9


Cyborg America: inside the strange new world of basement body hackers

“For the first few days after the surgery, it was difficult to separate out my newly implanted sense from the bits of pain and sensation created by the trauma of having the magnet jammed in my finger.”

Tuesday, August 7


How Apple and Amazon Security Flaws Led to My Epic Hacking

A tech reporter tells the story of his ruined digital life.

Tuesday, July 24


End Game

How Curt Schilling’s video-game company went bust.

Thursday, July 19


No Death, No Taxes

Libertarian, futurist, billionaire: a profile of Peter Thiel.