The FBI could use software to help identify suspects, and more advanced techniques are around the corner.
Messages that quickly self-destruct could enhance the privacy of online communication and make people feel freer to be spontaneous.
With massive amounts of computational power, machines can now recognize objects and translate speech in real time. Artificial intelligence is finally getting smart.
Currencies designed to fix perceived flaws in Bitcoin could lead to competition that makes the idea of digital “cryptocurrency” stick.
The new Facebook-centric Android app for smartphones builds on other efforts to court mobile users internationally.
CrashAlert, created by University of Manitoba researchers, could make it easier to walk and text without smacking into things.
The appeal of Facebook’s new phone software may be limited to hardcore users.
Transparent, shape-changing plastics could make touch screens and keyboards that stimulate users’ sense of touch.
Smartphone apps that send disappearing messages are gaining in popularity.
Nuance hopes its voice-recognition tech can produce mobile ads that you actually want to have a conversation with.