Cortana, Microsoft’s virtual assistant for smartphones, will soon be able to control some home-automation gadgets.
The “world’s first family robot” is based on efforts to elicit emotional response in humans—a powerful idea, but one fraught with challenges.
Amazon’s file-synching and collaboration service, Zocalo, adds a big player to an already-crowded market.
As the Internet of things grows to encompass billions of devices, its power usage will require novel technologies for improving efficiency.
Software that counts dogs, martini glasses, and mustaches in Instagram photos provides a novel way to rate businesses.
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Polymer molecules that self-assemble into regular patterns could help the semiconductor industry make even smaller transistors.
Although it appears to hit incoming Hamas rockets, Israel’s system could be falling short of detonating the rockets' warheads.
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