Physicist John Martinis could deliver one of the holy grails of computing to Google—a machine that dramatically speeds up today’s applications and makes new ones possible.
China's leading search company is developing a self-driving car with BMW.
Millions of people are refusing to let intrusive, distracting, or irrelevant ads load on our devices. Consumers should seize the opportunity to demand a more mutually beneficial relationship with online advertisers.
Researchers outside Google are testing the software that the company uses to add artificial intelligence to many of its products.
Researchers from Google’s AI Lab say a controversial quantum machine that it and NASA have been testing since 2013 resoundingly beat a conventional computer in a series of tests.
Leading computing companies are helping both themselves and others by open-sourcing AI tools.
Stitching together a live world map from many different satellite images lets algorithms keep an eye on the health of crops and problems like flooding.
Google is helping to power a new search engine built on a daily scan of the whole Internet.
The nonprofit behind Wikipedia is turning to machine learning to combat a long-standing decline in the number of editors.
Government agencies and oppressive regimes are snapping up software that makes it easy to hack your phone or computer. These new powers could make us all less safe.