Pushing cheap broadband—and more use of Google—the search giant installs a fiber backbone for ISPs in Kampala, Uganda.
Responding to reports of mass surveillance, engineers say they’ll make encryption standard in all Web traffic.
Jawbone’s new activity-tracking wristband can be used to start your coffeemaker when you get up.
Facing a declining market for e-readers, E Ink’s new R&D facility is trying out some different ideas.
Hard-drive maker HGST has tamed the manufacturing challenges to bringing high-capacity, energy-efficient helium-filled drives to market.
A Stanford startup’s new radio can send and receive information on the same frequency—an advance that could double the speed of wireless networks.
Smartphones have transformed computing astonishingly quickly. Case in point: a billion devices with Google’s Android software were activated in just five years. No other technology ever drew so many users so fast, according to analyst Horace Dediu of Asymco.
Qualcomm shows how a smart watch can make sense: by offering only limited functions.
A new database tool dramatically improves processing speeds using technology that’s already in your computer.
A wearable depth-sensing camera may soon give sightless people a better way to master their environment.