A new device lets you use the unique pattern of your irises in place of passwords–and the technology will also be built into laptops.
A smartphone-based virtual reality headset from Samsung and Oculus VR could make the technology more accessible, but it also demonstrates a new set of challenges.
Wireless links formed partly by lasers may offer a faster, cheaper way to improve mobile Internet.
A Carnegie Mellon researcher shows that designing robots to ask for human assistance can make them a lot more useful.
For $25 a year, Google will keep a copy of any genome in the cloud.
U.S. cellular operators are testing technology that boosts mobile download speeds by having phones borrow bandwidth from devices nearby.
A new way to access Facebook securely and anonymously via the “dark Web” could provide a model for other sites.
Google’s Nexus Player should appeal to those who want smarter TVs. But it will need to do much more to be the hub of all home entertainment.
A new tool brings simple encrypted messaging to any webmail or social networking site.
An experiment involving a chip on a small drone shows how hardware modeled on the brain could provide useful intelligence.