Pushing cheap broadband—and more use of Google—the search giant installs a fiber backbone for ISPs in Kampala, Uganda.
Responding to reports of mass surveillance, engineers say they’ll make encryption standard in all Web traffic.
Social robots are simpler to interact with than humans, can repeat games with infinite patience and record the data for further study. That's changing the way autistic children learn new skills, say therapists.
Jawbone’s new activity-tracking wristband can be used to start your coffeemaker when you get up.
Governments already dabbling with authoritarian control of the Internet could be spurred on by learning of NSA surveillance.
GPS is power hungry and often suffers from poor signal strength in city centres. Now computer scientists have worked out how your smartphone's inertial sensors can fill in the gaps.
Amid torrent of revelations that the NSA finds mass surveillance easy, the IETF ponders how to harden the Internet.
Facing a declining market for e-readers, E Ink’s new R&D facility is trying out some different ideas.
Hard-drive maker HGST has tamed the manufacturing challenges to bringing high-capacity, energy-efficient helium-filled drives to market.
A novel way of using LTE will see Google's phone download data at 60 megabits per second on Sprint's network.