Programming languages shape the way their users think—which helps explain how tech startups work and why they are able to reinvent themselves.
A startup is borrowing techniques used in high-frequency trading to make virtual worlds more realistic.
A digital-currency company thinks it can protect the personal information used to perform identity checks in the financial industry.
Meerkat and Periscope show how simple, fun, and weird live-streaming can be.
Rapidly scanning the Internet has become vital to efforts to keep it secure.
Software able to read a synopsis of Lord of the Rings and answer questions about it could beef up Facebook search.
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
Facebook hopes that adding functionality like video sharing and shopping to Messenger will help it grow even as competition rises.
Robots will use the latest computer-vision and machine-learning algorithms to try to perform the work done by humans in vast fulfillment centers.
Microsoft is working to combine biometric data collected by its new wristband with information from your calendar and contacts to make smarter observations.