The inventor of Second Life has spent 15 years chasing the dream of living in virtual space. Can his new company finally give virtual worlds mass-market appeal?
Google says using a small USB stick to vouch for your identity is more secure than either a password or conventional two-factor authentication.
The disparity between the rich and everyone else is larger than ever in the United States and increasing in much of Europe. Why?
If large numbers of commercial drones are to take to the skies, they'll need an air traffic control system.
Connected home devices such as thermostats, lamps, and blinds could be easier to manage if they responded to voice commands.
Microsoft no longer supports Windows XP, but it remains popular, and is a juicy target for cybercriminals.
The furor over a Facebook experiment suggests that few people realize how often Web companies test out new product features on them.
Letting go of an obsession with net neutrality could free technologists to make online services even better.
Can an aging corporation’s adventures in fundamental physics research open a new era of unimaginably powerful computers?