Common advice on how to make a strong password is misleading, according to a new study of password-guessing techniques.
A drone that guides blind runners around a track is just one of several new fitness technologies designed to assist the visually impaired.
Phones and other compact devices with silicon neurons and synapses inside could be much more useful.
Researchers in Jaron Lanier’s lab at Microsoft are exploring ways for people to share the experience of mixed reality.
The influential startup incubator is launching a research lab to work on problems too big for startups.
Passing a free online course isn’t as meaningful as taking the same class for credit on a college campus. But that could be changing.
Google and Facebook are lobbying to alter international law to make it easier to provide universal Internet access.
Microsoft researchers show that batteries that can be more actively managed by software might make our devices last longer.
Robot “training academies” could help industrial robots learn to perform complicated tasks by watching a human do them first.
Researchers say they’ve overcome a major manufacturing challenge standing in the way of commercially viable nanotube devices.