A robot able to play touch screen games like Cut the Rope can judge whether humans will find a new device responsive.
Microchips modeled on the brain may excel at tasks that baffle today’s computers.
Researchers believe an Android smartphone is the key to creating a low-cost, autonomous drone.
Street View-style imagery of interior spaces lets mobile devices locate themselves more accurately than is possible with GPS.
With Swedish telephone numbers and a tree-bound base station, a remote Indonesian village runs its own telecommunications company.
Amazon says it wants to offer 30-minute drone delivery. But companies actually working on the technology outline the limitations.
Following NSA surveillance revelations, talks advance on making the privacy-protecting tool Tor an Internet standard.
Pushing cheap broadband—and more use of Google—the search giant installs a fiber backbone for ISPs in Kampala, Uganda.
Voice controls can help drivers keep their eyes on the road and hands on the wheel, but new research shows they can also divert their attention.
Responding to reports of mass surveillance, engineers say they’ll make encryption standard in all Web traffic.