A company that makes robots designed to work closely with humans has a new version that addresses the limitations of its first effort.
Privacy bosses at Google and Facebook say letting the U.S. government unlock encrypted customer data would make law enforcement less accountable.
A startup has a smartphone-assisted gadget that can determine your glasses prescription, with help from a remote optometrist.
The secretary for homeland security and the president’s cybersecurity advisor echo the NSA and FBI’s concerns about encryption.
Apple helped IBM create a service that can analyze medical data collected by iPhone apps, and could deliver personalized health advice.
To rescue its struggling business, Hewlett-Packard is making a long-shot bid to change the fundamentals of how computers work.
Fully autonomous weapons should be outlawed before they are developed, says a human-rights scholar.
A startup called Light uses a cluster of small camera modules to create top-notch photos. First stop: Your smartphone.
Mark Zuckerberg’s plan to make Internet access more widely available faces a public backlash in India.
With the addition of a huge medical records database—and the computing infrastructure to analyze it—Watson could help doctors make better use of clinical data.