A former Yahoo search engineer raises funds to bring sophisticated data mining and modeling to the business world.
A plastic smartphone screen cover patterned with tiny lenses could help mobile 3-D take off.
Zoomboard—a miniscule keyboard that zooms when you tap it—could make it easier to type on smart watches.
A home science experiment that probed billions of Internet devices reveals that thousands of industrial and business systems offer remote access to anyone.
Electromagnetic interference can turn a plain LCD into a touch screen on the cheap.
New platforms for fact-checking and reputation scoring aim to better channel social media’s power in the wake of a disaster.
A startup that converts conversations to text so it can offer instant information gets financing from Telefónica, Samsung, and Intel.
MIT Technology Review identifies the 10 most important technology milestones of the past year.
Police can obtain huge quantities of social network data but must sort out the junk to glean useful information.
The FBI could use software to help identify suspects, and more advanced techniques are around the corner.