Clever apps might persuade people that they need a wrist-worn computer.
Twitter seeks to do better at inferring its users’ consumer and political preferences, gender, age, and more.
A way to secure implanted devices requires anyone trying to reprogram your defibrillator to touch you first.
It used to be too dangerous to have a person work alongside a robot. But at a South Carolina BMW plant, next-generation robots are changing that.
Devices that can make wireless connections even without an onboard battery could spread computing power into everything you own.
Startups are using sound waves to let mobile gadgets transfer data quickly and efficiently.
Companies are working to provide long-distance Internet services to rural areas via unused TV spectrum.
A computer can learn to recognize, and respond intelligently to, users’ emotional state.
Compact unmanned aerial vehicles will perform many valuable jobs if aviation regulations allow them to operate commercially.
A decade after the Enron scandal, the company’s internal messages are still helping to advance data science and many other fields.