Compact unmanned aerial vehicles will perform many valuable jobs if aviation regulations allow them to operate commercially.
From different angles, two of our feature stories explore the role of humans in an automated world.
Aetna sees cost savings in helping people track their health and fitness.
Millions of people use the tool Ghostery to block online tracking technology—some may not realize that it feeds data to the ad industry.
By eschewing grit and realism for creativity and simplicity, Minecraft shows how bedroom programmers can create global hits.
Research could make persistent computer-vision more feasible, and improve your smartphone’s battery life.
Factual, a company that provides location data on places, thinks more apps could make use of its information.
Automation is reducing the need for people in many jobs. Are we facing a future of stagnant income and worsening inequality?
Early investors in Bitcoin got rich. Now they are the cryptocurrency’s most powerful gatekeepers.
U.S. companies that pass data from European Union citizens to the NSA’s PRISM surveillance program could be breaching the E.U.’s data-protection laws.