The way players form into groups in online games reveals that hierarchies are an inevitable product of the human condition, say complexity scientists.
Data is crucial to our lives, but it can be hard to make sense of. That's what makes these visualization tools potentially transformative.
Inspired by Oculus Rift, Sony is adding virtual reality to the PlayStation 4.
New cars will soon come with high-bandwidth connections and app stores.
This year's Turing Award honors algorithms that underpin everything from cloud computing to multicore processors.
Autonomous vehicles promise to have an enormous economic impact, even if significant uncertainties remain.
Motorola's Moto 360 smart watch looks a lot like a regular watch but can still act like a computer.
Some people are more susceptible to conspiracy theories than others, say computational social scientists who have studied how false ideas jump the "credulity barrier" on Facebook.
Prime ministers, business executives, and ordinary citizens clamor for phones that can’t be snooped on.
Government spying gives a giant push to data scrambling on the Web.