A decade-old fix could have easily stopped this weekend’s attack on an anti-spam company, but the truth is many Web companies simply ignore such fixes.
With security, reliability, and legal issues yet to be resolved, the first self-driving vehicles will perform only specific tasks.
An integrated circuit that adjusts to damage shows a way to make ordinary chips more efficient and reliable.
IBM materials advance shows another promising path to replace the foundation of today’s computing technologies.
Optical trickery lets a modified LCD produce hologram-like still images and videos.
Manufactured sapphire is incredibly strong and scratch resistant. Now falling costs and technology improvements could make it competitive with glass.
A program called Scribe harnesses humans on the Internet to generate speech captions in under five seconds.
A viral phone game in Pakistan trains people to use their keypad—and gives them the skills they need to hunt for a job.
To help recruiters, a startup called Gild has created a database of four million software developers and rated their work. Could other fields be next?
Researchers calculate the potential of using graphene for ultrafast wireless communications.