Making human-friendly robots is a pressing challenge and a big opportunity.
Mobile phones are great sources of data—but we must be careful about privacy.
With massive amounts of computational power, machines can now recognize objects and translate speech in real time. Artificial intelligence is finally getting smart.
The designers of the Pebble watch realized that a mobile phone is more useful if you don’t have to take it out of your pocket.
Despite the need to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, the burning of coal has only been accelerating.
Police can obtain huge quantities of social network data but must sort out the junk to glean useful information.
An easy-to-use EEG cap could expand the number of ways to interact with your mobile devices.
The FBI could use software to help identify suspects, and more advanced techniques are around the corner.
Slumping PC sales and a changing server market are maiming Intel. But its plan to sell services for the home’s biggest screen is a long shot.
Ads that follow you from one website to another are increasingly common, but in the rush for more tailored advertising, age-old wisdom may be lost.