Some of the machines acquired recently by Google represent a giant leap forward for robot-kind.
Automated bots can not only evade detection but also gather followers and become influential among various social groups, say computer scientists who have let their bots loose on Twitter.
After more than a year of unsuccessful searching, authorities called in an elite group of statisticians. Working on their recommendations, the next search found the wreckage just a week later.
There's a secret to asking strangers for something and getting it. Now data scientists say they've discovered it by studying successful requests on the Web.
A startup called Energous aims to let you charge your gadgets without plugging them in.
The Chinese Web giant Baidu is researching ways to build artificial neural networks that learn without guidance from humans. We spoke to the man leading that effort.
Fitness bands like the Jawbone Up are in an unusual and enviable position in the electronics business: people rarely take them off.
A movable smart-watch screen makes it easier to read a map or play a game.
All over the world, weather radar images are being plagued by signals from the latest generation of five GHz Wi-Fi. Now Austrian researchers have developed a fix.
A new haptic sculpting tool heralds a coming boom in 3-D modeling and manipulation.