A new study suggests that racial and gender bias affect the freelancing websites TaskRabbit and Fiverr—and may be baked into underlying algorithms.
To boost sales and assuage fears about shoddy goods, Chinese e-tailers let consumers insure their online purchases.
The polls had Clinton ahead, the real-time data said she’d walk it—here’s what they missed.
Hacks, malfunctions, and data sharing could shape the outcome.
Critics say the laws will stymie U.S. tech giants working inside the country.
A machine-vision algorithm can tell a book’s genre by looking at its cover. This paves the way for AI systems to design the covers themselves.
A plan to price policies based on likes and language has been blocked by the social network.
A new task force of industry experts wants to help home-grown semiconductor companies square up to their overseas challengers.
The pace at which conventional chips improve is slowing, and these startups say optical computers are the answer.
Copyright exemptions make it legal to tinker with our own digital toys, and security researchers will be first to take advantage.