One software startup is taking a different approach to the automation of driving.
Quantum cryptography can only become successful if somebody can generate quantum random numbers at the rate of tens of billions per second. Now Chinese physicists say they’ve done it.
To make its prototype augmented-reality goggles a product, Magic Leap will have to scale up silicon photonics—something heavyweights like Intel have struggled to do.
Manufactured materials could lead to breakthroughs in batteries, supercapacitors, and eventually carbon-capture systems.
Picking the most creative paintings is a network problem akin to finding super spreaders of disease. That's allowed a machine to pick out the most creative paintings in history.
A groundbreaking online-spying case unearths details that companies wish you didn’t know about how vital information slips away from them.
The falls and fumbles of robots in the DARPA Challenge point to the remaining hurdles for human-robot interfaces.
Siri, Apple's Digital Assistant, will attempt to figure out what you want before you want it.
Predicted lithium shortages are leading to novel technologies for recovering the element, now found mostly in salt lakes in South America.