Mobility data from an African mobile-phone carrier could help researchers recommend where to focus health-care efforts.
Impressive progress hides major limitations of Google’s quest for automated driving.
Enlitic wants to make medicine smarter and faster with machine learning.
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.
A new kind of accelerometer could bring sophisticated motion sensing to even cheap mobile phones.
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?
Scientists are hunting for the genetic basis of suicide and developing suicide DNA tests.
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.