“More wiretapping is going on than people realize or even like to think about,” warned a 1980 article on surveillance.
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.
New humanoid robots will compete in a contest designed to test the ability of machines to take on extremely dangerous and high-stakes human jobs.
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.
Although we have more ways to entertain ourselves than ever, it’s proving hard to unseat television as the most popular mass medium.
The federal government is scrambling to deal with the rapid pace of IT-driven innovation in cars.