Facebook’s head of technology explains how VR will be social and why Oculus is unlikely to make a version of its headset that works with all kinds of smartphones anytime soon.
The chief technology officer of Facebook’s virtual-reality division predicts that its devices will be a popular way to watch videos.
China will now assist with U.S. investigations into thefts of corporate data that originate inside its borders—and experts say it could deter hackers.
The renewable-energy certificate system has gotten more transparent, but improvements are still needed.
Because language is only part of human communication, IBM is using machine learning to teach robots social skills like gestures, eye movements, and voice intonations.
Major financial institutions like some technical features of Bitcoin but are building their own versions that leave out the digital cash and built-in economics.
Scientists predict an explosion of new genome-editing methods.
Robots are moving into new areas of work, and it isn’t entirely clear how staff and customers will react.
The revelations about Volkswagen’s diesel emissions hurt not only the German carmaker, but the diesel industry overall.
New infrastructure based on digital technology is changing the way we work, creating new jobs and requiring workers to develop different skills.