A smartphone-based virtual reality headset from Samsung and Oculus VR could make the technology more accessible, but it also demonstrates a new set of challenges.
A Carnegie Mellon researcher shows that designing robots to ask for human assistance can make them a lot more useful.
U.S. cellular operators are testing technology that boosts mobile download speeds by having phones borrow bandwidth from devices nearby.
For $25 a year, Google will keep a copy of any genome in the cloud.
IBM is betting that research on more human-like artificial intelligence will help it turn things around.
A new tool brings simple encrypted messaging to any webmail or social networking site.
Google’s Nexus Player should appeal to those who want smarter TVs. But it will need to do much more to be the hub of all home entertainment.
An experiment involving a chip on a small drone shows how hardware modeled on the brain could provide useful intelligence.
A new way to access Facebook securely and anonymously via the “dark Web” could provide a model for other sites.
Malware might use a voice synthesizer to bypass some security controllers, researchers say.