Game theory suggests the rules governing Bitcoin may need to be updated if the currency is to endure.
A system called Mylar makes it possible to build online services that can never decrypt or leak your data.
This year's Turing Award honors algorithms that underpin everything from cloud computing to multicore processors.
An exotic form of carbon could help relieve a growing problem with the copper used in computer processors.
Facebook’s new AI research group reports a major improvement in face-processing software.
Google manages to invest in fundamental research without having a traditional lab in which to do it.
Controlling an iPhone or Android phone with just your voice and a noise-cancelling headset is doable, but frustrating.
New cars will soon come with high-bandwidth connections and app stores.
Researchers have shown that the swipe-to-unlock action can be replaced with useful data collection or micro-tasks.
“Transparency reports” reveal insights about the requests made in the name of national security—including information that was previously kept secret.