The TCP standard at the heart of the Internet dates from 1974. A proposed replacement could make our connections much faster.
Software that detects when Twitter users are being sarcastic could help computers gain a sense of humor.
David Bowie’s death produced an outpouring of grief around the Internet, and some people question its sincerity. But that’s what we do now. We grieve online as much as we do in person.
Defumblr, a new lock-screen app, thinks it can make your smartphone smarter and more efficient.
A startup uses encryption and fingerprint authentication to compare medical records across providers—and aims to make them easier to move, too.
A Microsoft Research study uses augmented reality to project a life-size person into a room with you, perched in an empty seat.
Tech companies are trying to hasten the spread of the digital revolution, but a new study suggests it could do more harm than good.
“China’s Google” is joining U.S. tech giants in giving away some of its code.
Researchers are exploring how the camera on your smartphone could make it quick and simple to connect to smart gadgets like printers and projectors.
The release of data on the news-reading habits of 20 million Yahoo users could help advance recommendation algorithms.