Applying network theory to medieval records suggests that historical events are governed by “laws of history,” just as nature is bound by the laws of physics.
The iPhone maker says it stopped obscuring crucial operating system code to boost performance—a change that could also improve device security.
Elon Musk is making bold claims about creating a new energy company, but the key ingredient to make it work remains elusive.
The ability to learn how to perform physical tasks will make robots much more useful—it will also be a key component of general intelligence.
There’s a race on, of sorts, between two very different methods of curtailing our addiction to animal flesh.
The company lays out five unsolved challenges that need to be addressed if smart machines such as domestic robots are to be safe.
The eccentric entrepreneur wants his unprofitable electric-car maker to buy his loss-making solar developer.
The first set of rules for governing small autonomous flying vehicles will go into effect in August.
Inovio’s DNA-based vaccine for Zika virus will be the first of several vaccines expected to undergo tests in humans this year.
A preview of Apple’s next mobile operating system upgrade revealed some of the system's inner workings for the first time and suggests that the company wants help finding security flaws.