Microsoft researchers say simple hardware changes and machine learning techniques let a regular smartphone camera act as a depth sensor.
A chip that uses a million digital neurons and 256 million synapses may signal the beginning of a new era of more intelligent computers.
A system designed to let carriers remotely install software on phones, or change their settings without a user noticing, is open to abuse.
The first study of dialects on Twitter reveals global patterns that have never been observed before.
Researchers at IBM are testing a version of Watson designed to listen and contribute to business meetings.
The ultimate goal: a truly computational understanding of human society, say Yahoo's computational anthropologists.
GPS doesn't work indoors. Can a bat-like echolocation system take its place?
If you fancy trying your hand at radio astronomy, why not convert an old satellite dish.
It’s not certain whether Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was brought down because of mistaken identity, but it is plausible.
The data from GPS navigating equipment is revealing the most important junctions in traffic-clogged megacities.