Author Sarah Lewis discusses some counterintuitive pathways to breakthroughs.
Home automation systems and networking equipment vulnerable to a major encryption flaw are unlikely to be fixed.
Emu mines your conversations and smartphone sensors to add helpful details to messages.
Samsung’s Galaxy S5 is the first smartphone that can use a fingerprint to authorize payments in stores and online.
Developers and designers are now building apps for Google’s smart watch platform.
A system called Mylar makes it possible to build online services that can never decrypt or leak your data.
Inspired by Oculus Rift, Sony is adding virtual reality to the PlayStation 4.
Google manages to invest in fundamental research without having a traditional lab in which to do it.
Facebook’s new AI research group reports a major improvement in face-processing software.
Controlling an iPhone or Android phone with just your voice and a noise-cancelling headset is doable, but frustrating.