Even conventional industrial robots are becoming safer to work around, making them more likely to collaborate with humans.
Microprocessors configured more like brains than traditional chips could soon make computers far more astute about what’s going on around them.
New models built with security and privacy in mind reflect the Zeitgeist of the Snowden era.
The successful test of a soft touchdown demonstrates a capability that could cut the cost of space launches significantly.
The Roomba maker is working on technology that could enable robots to help with more household chores.
Efforts to build robot hands and humanoids more cheaply could make them affordable enough for businesses and even homes.
Microsoft’s new personal assistant includes features found in Apple and Google’s own virtual helpers.
A startup’s software will let iPhone apps connect phones without the Internet.
SpaceX’s reusable booster rocket, the first of its kind, could pave the way for radically cheaper access to space.
Bitcoin itself may fail as a currency, but the underlying technology is beginning to suggest valuable new applications.