Making human-friendly robots is a pressing challenge and a big opportunity.
Mobile phones are great sources of data—but we must be careful about privacy.
The designers of the Pebble watch realized that a mobile phone is more useful if you don’t have to take it out of your pocket.
Police can obtain huge quantities of social network data but must sort out the junk to glean useful information.
Storing video and other files more intelligently reduces the demand on servers in a data center.
The HTC First, which features Facebook’s new Home interface, will appeal only to the most devoted of Facebook users.
Sol Voltaics plans to make a nanowire-laden ink to boost solar panel efficiency using a rapid manufacturing process.
New optical technology paves the way for more efficient ocean-spanning transmissions.
A decade-old fix could have easily stopped this weekend’s attack on an anti-spam company, but the truth is many Web companies simply ignore such fixes.
With security, reliability, and legal issues yet to be resolved, the first self-driving vehicles will perform only specific tasks.