The latest way to snoop on a computer is by measuring subtle changes in electrical potential as data is decrypted.
Security flaws in a system of networked stoplights point to looming problems with an increasingly connected infrastructure.
The complexity of the Internet is overwhelming some older routers, but these systems can easily be upgraded.
Automation makes things easier, whether it’s on the factory floor or online. Is it also eroding too many of the valuable skills that define us as people?
The NSA’s deputy director at the time of the Snowden leaks argues that it makes sense for the agency to simultaneously aim to compromise and improve online security.
To complement our list of young innovators, here are several who have been at it for decades.
Baidu is a fixture of online life in China, but it wants to become a global power. Can one of the world’s leading artificial intelligence researchers help it challenge Silicon Valley’s biggest companies?
A novel way of powering implanted devices could enable new ways to control appetite, regulate insulin, and treat brain injuries.
Flexible displays haven’t been usable as touch screens, or durable—those problems have now been solved.
Microsoft researchers say simple hardware changes and machine learning techniques let a regular smartphone camera act as a depth sensor.