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.
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.