A lawyer and cryptographer try to sketch out the most secure way to let the U.S. government intercept encrypted messages—and conclude it still won’t work.
Attacking the Internet’s core infrastructure to intercept Web traffic at mass scale is easier than it should be.
A reincarnation of one of the oldest ideas in artificial intelligence could finally make it possible to truly converse with our computers. And Facebook has a chance to make it happen first.
A research project called DoppleSleep can tell how well you’re sleeping without getting in the way.
Mainframe computers have handled our most precious data since the 1960s, but they’re being put online without adequate security.
Robots that can work together and communicate are not only more efficient, they’re cheaper—since not every robot has to excel at every task.
Quantum computers are still a distant prospect, but Microsoft researchers say we should strengthen online encryption against them now.
A startup has built a glasses-free 3-D screen that’s much bigger than its previous prototype, bringing it a step closer to being built into gadgets (including the one in your driveway).
Facebook is about to begin beaming down Internet access from a solar-powered drone the size of an airliner.
China’s leading carmaker is testing technology that would let vehicles communicate wirelessly with each other and with traffic signals.