Open-access instruction, online and in person, has introduced coding to new students and created welcoming communities for people traditionally underrepresented in technology.
Sebastian Thrun, a leading figure in artificial intelligence, hopes his startup Udacity will be a digital university for a new kind of economy.
Can an algorithm teach us language?
Technologists and venture capitalists are betting that the data online learning generates will reshape education.
Google Glass, no longer available to consumers, is gaining fans in the workplace.
The company that began as a source of genealogical data now hopes to marry that information with DNA data—and sell it for research.
In its highest-profile application yet, Bitcoin’s public transaction record will help startups keep track of shares and shareholders.
Publishers like the New York Times should be having an existential crisis over Facebook’s instant articles. Instead they’re embracing them.
Google's Waze navigation app could slash commuting traffic if a carpooling service it is testing catches on.
Researchers say Google's ad-targeting system sometimes makes troubling decisions based on data about gender and other personal characteristics.