New humanoid robots will compete in a contest designed to test the ability of machines to take on extremely dangerous and high-stakes human jobs.
A decade after the Enron scandal, the company’s internal messages are still helping to advance data science and many other fields.
A computer can learn to recognize, and respond intelligently to, users’ emotional state.
Compact unmanned aerial vehicles will perform many valuable jobs if aviation regulations allow them to operate commercially.
The federal government is scrambling to deal with the rapid pace of IT-driven innovation in cars.
Researchers use phone records to build a mobility model of the Los Angeles and New York City regions with new privacy guarantees.
Dummy water-plant control systems rapidly attracted attention from hackers who tinkered with their settings—suggesting it happens to real industrial systems, too.
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.
With security, reliability, and legal issues yet to be resolved, the first self-driving vehicles will perform only specific tasks.