Data synthesis and sensor coverage make for better monitoring of natural disasters.
Developers hope apps that improve upon their smartphone versions will help Google’s head-worn computer catch on.
A robot able to play touch screen games like Cut the Rope can judge whether humans will find a new device responsive.
Microchips modeled on the brain may excel at tasks that baffle today’s computers.
Researchers believe an Android smartphone is the key to creating a low-cost, autonomous drone.
Street View-style imagery of interior spaces lets mobile devices locate themselves more accurately than is possible with GPS.
With Swedish telephone numbers and a tree-bound base station, a remote Indonesian village runs its own telecommunications company.
Amazon says it wants to offer 30-minute drone delivery. But companies actually working on the technology outline the limitations.
Following NSA surveillance revelations, talks advance on making the privacy-protecting tool Tor an Internet standard.
Pushing cheap broadband—and more use of Google—the search giant installs a fiber backbone for ISPs in Kampala, Uganda.