Startup Crystal claims it can help you write better e-mails by mining recipients’ online data for clues to their personality.
A supercomputer specialized for the machine-learning technique known as deep learning could help software understand us better.
Verizon’s proposed acquisition of AOL looks promising on paper, but the devil is in the details.
Dropbox, the provider of online data storage, is adding productivity features as it wades into the corporate market dominated by Microsoft and Google.
A highly realistic simulated world is proving vital to robotics researchers.
Social scientists would like Facebook to be more open about its goals and guidelines for research on user behavior.
Bitcoin doesn't have to replace government-backed money to improve the way we do business online.
A Facebook study of 10 million users shows that your selection of friends holds more sway than filtering algorithms when it comes to seeing news from opposing political viewpoints.
A few Tesla drivers are rewriting the programming in the Model S to make the car do interesting new things.
An electronic device called the memristor could be our best hope for making practical chips that borrow design points from the human brain.