Google’s new virtual assistant will be the biggest test yet of the theory that people want to talk to software to get things done.
The social media giant may reap more than $500 million in political ad revenue, but it trades on its image as an unbiased platform for information.
An exhaustive new report on the state of drug-resistance in microbes has found that by 2050, infections could kill more people a year than cancer.
This week’s most interesting and intriguing papers from the Physics arXiv.
The guidelines for announcing the discovery of intelligent life elsewhere in the universe were drawn up before the widespread use of the Internet. That’s a problem, say SETI researchers.
If cybersecurity experts are to combat malevolent artificial intelligence, they will need to know how such a system can emerge, say computer scientists.
If cybersecurity experts are to combat malevolent artificial intelligence, they will need to know how such a system is likely to emerge, says computer scientists.
Even as Germany adds lots of wind and solar power to the electric grid, the country’s carbon emissions are rising. Will the rest of the world learn from its lesson?
A startup called Nura says it’s making headphones that learn how you hear and adjust your tunes to sound best.
A Chinese company’s attempt to buy the German robotics giant is the latest sign of the country’s ambitions to lead a revolution in advanced manufacturing.