Google achieves one of the long-standing “grand challenges” of AI by building a computer that can beat expert players at the board game Go.
Two of the most prominent names in the gig economy continue to struggle with their labor practices.
A new technique for making “programmable” materials could lead to all sorts of medical and electronic devices.
Carmakers are already struggling to make regular cars secure against hacks—self-driving technology will bring new problems, says a leading researcher.
What are the prospects for helping the children of Flint, or children with lead poisoning anywhere?
Two startups aim to make carbon-fiber parts more affordable by reinventing how they are made.
How Marvin Minsky, a pioneer of artificial intelligence who died on Sunday, still influences the field today.
A new database will gauge progress in artificial intelligence, as computers try to grasp what’s going on in scenes shown in photographs.
Large-scale transmission lines could eliminate the need for advanced energy storage, researchers conclude.
U.S. regulators add to the pressure on a struggling blood-testing startup.