New study provides a comprehensive look at where a steadily growing quantity of old computers, televisions, and phones end up.
Microchips modeled on the brain may excel at tasks that baffle today’s computers.
Researchers believe an Android smartphone is the key to creating a low-cost, autonomous drone.
With Swedish telephone numbers and a tree-bound base station, a remote Indonesian village runs its own telecommunications company.
Street View-style imagery of interior spaces lets mobile devices locate themselves more accurately than is possible with GPS.
Amazon says it wants to offer 30-minute drone delivery. But companies actually working on the technology outline the limitations.
Following NSA surveillance revelations, talks advance on making the privacy-protecting tool Tor an Internet standard.
Voice controls can help drivers keep their eyes on the road and hands on the wheel, but new research shows they can also divert their attention.
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.