A network switch made by the firm Metamako allows a trade order to be placed in the time it takes a photon to travel about 90 feet.
The U.S. tech giants are keen to provide Web connections—but can a new scheme help Facebook recover from its Free Basics blunder?
Baboons and bonobos spend more time repairing relationships when they’ve grown apart. Now the first large-scale evidence has emerged that humans do this, too.
The good news: work on house-cleaning robots is underway. The bad news: it’s slow going.
Paralyzed people regained some motion after operating a brain-controlled robotic exoskeleton.
Amazon thinks apps for its voice-activated speaker Echo will turn the device into a big hit.
Builders are experimenting with Microsoft’s HoloLens to visualize projects and avoid expensive mistakes.
Borrowing ideas and infrastructure from the early 20th century, rural America is finally getting the digital connections that it deserves.
This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.
The first machine-based search of online hacker marketplaces identifies over 300 significant cyberthreats every week.