New platforms for fact-checking and reputation scoring aim to better channel social media’s power in the wake of a disaster.
A startup that converts conversations to text so it can offer instant information gets financing from Telefónica, Samsung, and Intel.
MIT Technology Review identifies the 10 most important technology milestones of the past year.
Police can obtain huge quantities of social network data but must sort out the junk to glean useful information.
The FBI could use software to help identify suspects, and more advanced techniques are around the corner.
A startup called Catabasis is developing drugs that hit diseases at multiple targets.
A job invented in Silicon Valley is going mainstream as more industries try to gain an edge from big data.
An easy-to-use EEG cap could expand the number of ways to interact with your mobile devices.
Despite the need to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, the burning of coal has only been accelerating.