A bubble formed around social media in 2013. But other companies, nations, and ordinary people struggled to find advantage in technological change.
Along with NSA spying revelations, 2013 brought faster wireless technologies, global connectivity expansion, and new communications business models.
Many Wearable Computers and Fundamental Advances.
At a military contest in Miami, a Google scientist discusses the future of robotics.
Satellite companies see promise in new technology to double bandwidth.
Scenes from the DARPA Robotics Challenge in Florida.
Omate’s TrueSmart watch is an intriguing idea, but has many problems.
Chips that save energy by approximating some calculations could allow mobile devices to be smarter at understanding the world.
A robot able to play touch screen games like Cut the Rope can judge whether humans will find a new device responsive.
The mobile Web browsing of three million people reveals how pervasive ad tracking technology is and shows that Google’s is dominant.