Can an algorithm teach us language?
Technologists and venture capitalists are betting that the data online learning generates will reshape education.
Publishers like the New York Times should be having an existential crisis over Facebook’s instant articles. Instead they’re embracing them.
Besides upending an entire sector of employment, self-driving taxis could have significant environmental benefits.
Startup Weave.ai is building an alternative to Google Now on Tap that can mine tweets for context and bring up relevant data in other apps on your phone.
Researchers say Google's ad-targeting system sometimes makes troubling decisions based on data about gender and other personal characteristics.
Stanford researchers are building a light field stereoscope in hopes of making it easier to add realistic focus cues to virtual reality.
Mobile chip company Qualcomm wants homes and businesses to set up their own open 4G hotspots just as they do Wi-Fi networks today.
The BabySeq project in Boston has begun collecting data to quantify the risks and benefits of DNA sequencing at birth.
The Supreme Court’s ruling on mercury and other toxins could help the effort to limit greenhouse gas emissions.