A technique called deep learning could help Facebook understand its users and their data better.
Genevieve Bell, director of Intel’s user experience research, says companies building wearable computers haven’t figured out why people might want them.
An app called Wallet.AI wants to put a financial advisor in your pocket.
Former Facebook chief technology officer Adam D’Angelo is trying to build a repository of expertise and wisdom online. Can it make enough money to stick around?
Twitter seeks to do better at inferring its users’ consumer and political preferences, gender, age, and more.
Browser builder Opera smartly simplifies the Web on the iPad with touchable tiles.
New details of the NSA’s capabilities suggest encryption can still be trusted. But more effort is needed to fix problems with how it is used.
Leaked documents suggest that American spies can decrypt much of the data they collect by tapping into Internet service providers and telecommunications cables.
New research shows China’s online censorship relies on a competitive market where companies vie to offer the best speech-suppressing technology and services.
If it can cleverly blend hardware and software in new ways, reach new markets, and take advantage of Nokia’s patent portfolio, Microsoft’s billions could be well spent.