A true AI might ruin the world—but that assumes it’s possible at all.
IBM's new messaging software uses algorithms to learn how to organize your e-mail better.
A Montreal-based film studio is making movies that you’ll watch with a virtual-reality headset, pointing the way to a whole new form of entertainment.
A college is the first place in Africa to benefit from a wireless technology that takes advantage of unused radio frequencies – an approach Microsoft is pushing across the continent.
Planned regulations would govern the openness of the Internet, no matter if you’re surfing the Web on a laptop or a smartphone.
Artificial-intelligence software can make phones better at tracking your workouts and emotions.
Software that understands what it sees in video could lead to new forms of advertising, or make video editing easier.
An Obama initiative seeks to channel a torrent of gene information into treatments for cancer, other diseases.
Capital and engineering talent have been flocking to seemingly trivial mobile apps. But would we really be better off if more startups instead went directly after big problems?
Thousands of people will have their personal files held hostage this year, by software that uses virtually unbreakable encryption.