A researcher envisions the ultimate cure for “range anxiety”: roadway-powered vehicles with modified on-board power receivers.
Pebble unveils developer tools that allow for motion- and gesture-tracking apps for its smart watch.
Twitter may make major interface changes to address the growing need to make money.
Smartphone makers’ custom software is responsible for a slew of Android security issues, researchers at North Carolina State University say.
A 3-D gesture-recognition chip could make it a lot easier to use smart watches and head-mounted computers.
Despite limitations, the Firefox OS-running ZTE Open shows promise for low-cost smartphones.
Brain-mimicking software can reliably solve a test meant to separate humans from machines.
Software digests thousands of research papers to accurately identify proteins that could be productive targets for cancer drugs.
The community that built the largest encyclopedia in history is shrinking, even as more people and Internet services depend on it than ever. Can it be revived, or is this the end of the Web’s idealistic era?
As Web companies and government agencies analyze ever more information about our lives, it’s tempting to respond by passing new privacy laws or creating mechanisms that pay us for our data. Instead, we need a civic solution, because democracy is at risk.